Ethical Legal and Professional Issue
Jefferson County officials squabble over legal representation (The Herald-Mail)
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. The Jefferson County Commission, Jefferson County Planning Commission and others engaged Thursday in a nearly 1 1/2-hour debate that turned heated at times over the planning commissions legal representation.
Nepomuceno wins legal bout over ABC row (Sun Star)
ANGELES CITY -- Angeles City Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) President Robin "Bong" Nepomuceno prevailed over the issue of rightful, legal, and ex-officio representation in the Angeles City council.
Senators push for immigration raid guidelines to protect rights of citizens, legal residents (Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune)
NEWARK, N.J. - With federal authorities stepping up immigration enforcement raids across the country, Sens. Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts and Robert Menendez of New Jersey are sponsoring a bill to protect the rights of U.S. citizens and legal residents who get caught up in them.
Council seeks legal opinion on truck ban (Braintree Forum)
Community concerns have led the town council to seek a legal opinion about whether heavy trucks can be excluded from using South Street.
Citigroup Walks Away, but Legal Wrangling Continues (New York Times)
One of the biggest showdowns on Wall Street ended with a whimper Thursday when Citigroup walked away from efforts to block a deal between Wachovia and Wells Fargo , paving the way for a merger that would concentrate power within the American banking industry to just a few firms.
Are you a legal Professional? (FindLaw)
It is an article of faith among legal conservatives that American courts should not cite foreign sources of law.
Braintree council seeks legal opinion on truck ban (Holbrook Sun)
Community concerns have led the Braintree town council to seek a legal opinion about whether heavy trucks can be excluded from using South Street.
BJP says Bush?s assurances lack legal backing (New Kerala)
New Delhi, Oct 9 : The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday termed US President George W Bush's comments after signing into law the Indo-US nuclear deal legislation as mere 'personal assurances' with 'no legal standing.' and that history would prove the agreement was a 'defeat' for the country.
Stem-cell Science an Election Issue in 3 States (Kansas City InfoZine)
By Christine Vestal - While the ongoing Wall Street rescue has riveted much of the country's attention, voters in three states - Michigan, North Carolina and Washington state - are being asked to consider a different controversial issue: whether potential cures for millions of Americans are worth the moral cost of destroying human embryos.
Would-be King biographer caught in sibling feud (AP via Yahoo! News)
An author and minister who spent hours interviewing Coretta Scott King for her biography said Friday that she may abandon the project because of the drawn-out, public legal feud among the King siblings.