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Gaviota Fuel Break Faces Legal Challenge

December 22, 2016 Nemes Legal

A planned wildfire fuel break along a Gaviota ridgeline faces scrutiny in federal court as conservation groups aim to protect plants and animals that live in the path of the extensive chaparral-clearing effort.

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Donald Trump Scores Legal Win in China Trademark Dispute

November 17, 2016 Nemes Legal

Just days after Donald Trump secured the White House, the real-estate mogul scored a legal victory in a decadelong trademark dispute over the right to use his name in China for certain services.

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Proposal to outsource legal services draws criticism from Beaumont …

November 2, 2016 Nemes Legal

Beaumont city councilman Mike Getz argues that outsourcing legal services for the City of Beaumont would save taxpayers thousands of dollars per year.

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Making Corporate Law Great Again: Intelligize Sold, alt.legal Entrepreneurs Cheer

October 27, 2016 Nemes Legal

We started the alt.legal column by asking all you young lawyers to stop what you are doing and take a walk on the alternative side of the legal business. We promised you, dear readers, that entrepreneurs and innovators are changing the legal …

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Woman in legal battle with cemetery after being told someone…

October 14, 2016 Nemes Legal

A woman said managers of an Orlando cemetery where her two sons are buried have made her grieving process even harder. Trips to Washington Park Cemetery are already tough for Amy Scott.

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Marylanders support longer summers and legal marijuana

October 9, 2016 Nemes Legal

The vast majority of Marylanders back Gov. Larry Hogan's recent order requiring public schools to extend summer recess through Labor Day, but far fewer share his support for fracking, according to a Washington Post-University of Maryland poll.

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N.J. bills would treat legal marijuana like tobacco, alcohol

September 28, 2016 Nemes Legal

In New Jersey, legal marijuana could be treated a lot like tobacco or alcohol, depending on the which bill, if any, passes both houses of the Legislature and overcomes a likely veto by Gov.

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Jerry Brown Makes it Legal to Break into Cars to Rescue Pets

September 27, 2016 Nemes Legal

On Saturday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 797, the Right to Rescue Act, allowing Californians to break into vehicles in order to rescue animals trapped inside of hot cars.

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Republicans For Clinton Launch Vote Trading Website … Is that Even Legal?

September 18, 2016 Nemes Legal

And guess what, shockingly this seems to be perfectly legal. But, we'll be clear, that's not guaranteed. A similar thing was tried in 2000 after voting exchanges were set up to change votes between Ralph Nader and Al Gore.

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Ethical, Legal Consequences of Leaving Your Firm

September 14, 2016 Nemes Legal

If you're an advisor who is considering switching firms, it's vital to understand the legal and ethical consequences of doing so before you hand in your letter of resignation.

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