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Judge: Amendment 5 Allows Felon To Keep Gun

ST. LOUIS (KMOX)-A St. Louis Circuit Court Judge has ruled that a recently approved amendment to the Missouri constitution, allows a convicted felon to possess a firearm. 156 more words

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Impact of the Finance Bill 2015 on Charitable Organisations in India

Where non-profits and the voluntary sector are concerned, the Finance Bill 2015 has neither offered relief nor given NGOs a reason to smile.

At a time when local grant support from foundations is running low and foreign donors are making an exit, the only manner in which NPOs can think of sustainability is through income generating activities. 498 more words

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What is the Legal Hotline for Michigan Seniors?

by Karen Flores, Attorney

The Webster’s Dictionary defines a “hotline” as 1) a direct telephone line in constant readiness so as to facilitate immediate communication; 2) a usually toll free telephone service available to the public for some specific purpose.   623 more words

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Y0UR OPPONENT’S WITNESS STATEMENT CANNOT BE DISCLOSED UNTIL AFTER IT IS USED AT TRIAL: A USEFUL REMINDER

February 26, 2015 · by gexall · in Applications, Civil evidence, Civil Procedure, Disclosure, Witness statements · Leave a comment

The judgment of Mr Justice Warby in… 55 more words

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FCRA RENEWAL ADVISORY

There is a lot of unnecessary hype being created around the issue of FCRA renewal.

Yes, it is true that all FCRA Registration certificates issued to NGOs on or after 1st May 2011 (the date from which the new FCRA 2010 came into force, with the 5 years validity period that was not there in the earlier Act of 1976) will automatically expire on 30th April 2016. 358 more words

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You owe how much?!

Mixed news as the government raises the minimum threshold for bankruptcy to £5,000.00 with effect from October 2015. On the one hand the number of bankruptcies will fall as this will give debtors who genuinely get themselves into a financial mess more time to sort themselves out, but on the other, a debtor will now be able to owe a creditor £5,000.00 before they can petition for bankruptcy… 185 more words

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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Elected Judges (HBO) - YouTube

John Oliver did a great segment on why it is a horrible idea for judges to be elected.  I had no idea that there are only two countries in the world where judges are elected to office – the U.S. 275 more words

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