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Underwriters left with 72% of B&B rights issue (Independent)
The majority of shareholders in Bradford & Bingley have rejected the chance to participate in the group's tortuous rights issue, picking up only 28 per cent of the �400m offer, as the clock starts ticking for the underwriters to offload the rest.
Court battle Civil case spotlights election, alcohol sales in Lumberton (The Examiner)
KOUNTZE ? Alcohol sales in the city of Lumberton has been a historically controversial issue ? one that is in the spotlight again now that it has moved from the political to the legal realm.
Group requests legal action against McDougal (The Conroe Courier)
A group of Montgomery County residents is calling for legal proceedings against District Attorney Michael McDougal, who they say abused the public trust by making questionable expenditures from the asset forfeiture funds.
Legal experts split over seeking help of top court (Gulf Times)
ISLAMABAD: Legal aides of President General (retired) Pervez Musharraf are divided on the issue of whether to approach the Supreme Court (SC), packed by judges who swore oath of allegiance to him in November 2007, once impeachment proceedings are launched against him, sources here revealed yesterday.
Nigeria: MMA2 - Virgin Nigeria Lacks Valid Legal Claim, Says FG (AllAfrica.com)
The Federal Government has maintained that Virgin Nigeria Airline does not have any valid legal claim to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Terminal as argued by the airline.
Governor, Penske Talk About Kilpatrick (WDET-FM Detroit)
��� The Governor says she understands it's in the public's interest to resolve the legal turmoil surrounding Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. ��� Governor Jennifer Granholm says while some feel she should have the ability to move more quickly on the issue? she says somewhat judicial protocol must be followed to remove a public servant. ��� ?The statute under which the Governor has the authority? ...
Forest Dept to issue notice to TTD for violation of sanctuary rules (Deepika)
Tirupati, Aug 17 (UNI) The Forest Department (Wildlife) is likely to issue a legal notice to Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) for violation of Wildlife sanctuary rules in issuing licenses to the shops at Sanctuary reserved area in Tirumala hills.
Some legal clients bend conflict rules (Toronto Star)
All across Canada, big city law firms have been merging and small town lawyers are dying off. And for litigants hoping to drag out cases and bankrupt opponents, that's made for a powerful new legal weapon ? conflict-of-interest claims.
US shrugs off NKorea criticism over nuclear issue (AFP via Yahoo! News)
The United States has shrugged off criticism from North Korea and maintained that it should adopt measures to verify its nuclear program before being delisted from Washington's terrorism blacklist.
Legal Case Will Influence How Lawmakers Address Water Pollution in United States (Newswise)
A University of Arkansas legal scholar says that despite its regional nature, the most recent conflict between Oklahoma and Arkansas over the quality of water that flows from northwest Arkansas into northeast Oklahoma highlights an issue of national significance and will likely influence methods in which legislators and policymakers address water pollution in the United States in coming years.