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Law firms pursue clients over unpaid legal bills

Oct 25, 2012 Law firms that might previously have hesitated before suing clients for unpaid legal bills are increasingly likely to bring an action to collect, according to a report by the New York Law journal. The report found…

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China's top legislature starts five-day session

Oct 26, 2007 The Standing Committee of the Chinese National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, started a five-day session on Wednesday to review eight draft laws and amendments. Four bills, including a draft law on…

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Supreme Court Faces an Array of Divisive Cases

Oct 1, 2007 The Supreme Court has so many polarizing cases on the docket for its new term that the deep ideological divisions that characterized the last term are all but certain to remain on display after the justices reconvene on…

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Iowa Same-Sex Marriage Ruling On Hold

Sep 9, 2007 On Thursday, a judge in Polk County, Iowa issued a decision striking down an Iowa state law which declares that "only a marriage between a male and a female is valid," effectively opening the door for same-sex couples in…

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