Ferguson's Flashpoint Sparks National Outrage

LOS ANGELES (AP) - They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot on the street. One was killed in a Wal-Mart. Another died after being placed in a chokehold. 859 more words


Emotions Still Running High In Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOX/AP) - Calling it a “National March on Ferguson,” the group “Justice For Michael Brown Leadership Coalition” led hundreds from the burned-out QuikTrip store on West Florissant, Saturday morning, to the spot where Brown was fatally shot by a Ferguson police officer, then they headed to a city park for a rally. 381 more words


Why Irrevocable Trusts vs outright Gifting

People often wonder about the value of using irrevocable trusts in Medicaid planning. Certainly gifting of assets can be done outright, not involving an irrevocable trust. 315 more words

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$40 Million Lawsuit Slams Ferguson Police Actions During Recent Protests

via CNN

In a $40 million federal lawsuit, five people arrested recently in Ferguson, Missouri, accuse police of using “wanton and excessive force” and treating U.S. 89 more words

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Statement on dismissal of voting rights lawsuit

Case: Lathers et al. v. Abercrombie et al.

Every day, the ACLU works to defend and protect civil rights, including the right to vote.  Every person’s vote is important, and every person who wants to vote should to be able to do so.  109 more words

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So Why Wasn't Officer Wilson Arrested? Plus Answers to Other Questions About the Law

via St. Louis Public Radio

“Ferguson protesters insisted at a raucous meeting on Saturday that Gov. Jay Nixon act quickly to charge Ferguson officer Darren Wilson with murder in the shooting death of Michael Brown.  59 more words

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation Newsletter - June 2014

New series of fact sheets note brain waste in the workforce, describing U.S. and state characteristics of 1,683 more words

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