Limited power of attorney news
Israeli attorney-general plans to indict president
The attorney-general notified President Moshe Katsav on Tuesday that he plans to indict him on charges of rape and abuse of power.
Bush Retreats on Use of Executive Power
President Bushs decision to submit his warrantless-surveillance program to the jurisdiction of a special intelligence court represents the latest step back from the expansive interpretation of executive power he has asserted since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
Calif. criminal sentencing law tossed
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down Californias criminal sentencing law Monday, saying it violated defendants right to a jury trial by giving judges too much power to toughen sentences. The decision could require new sentences for thousands of convicts in the nations largest state prison system.
Shirk: No Solution to Lower Electric Rates for Pinckneyville
PINCKNEYVILLE - While Southern Illinois residents and businesses wait on dramatically increased electric bills from utility provider Ameren IP, city officials in Pinckneyville are still looking for a way out. Right now, though, it seems that their options may be limited.
Meeting Set To Hear Views On Tontitown Park
Tontitown residents near a proposed recreational vehicle park on Pinalto Road are scheduled to get the opportunity to voice concerns about the project.
Its official: Election of some void
If someone must state the obvious, it might as well be a judge with the power to back it up.
Tax consequence of an unregistered sale
I entered into an agreement for sale in writing and received full consideration, but the sale was not registered. I had only executed a Power of Attorney in favour of a real estate dealer, who purchased the flat from me. Till date it is not ...
Ex-militants charged in S.F. police officers 71 slaying at station
The arrest and charging of a group of former black militants Tuesday for the 1971 slaying of a San Francisco police sergeant ends years of frustration for investigators who say the men were soldiers in a five-year war on law enforcement in the late 1960s and...
Bush Asks Congress to Give Iraq Plan A Chance to Work
President Bush pleaded Tuesday night for Congress to follow his lead and give his latest plan to end the sectarian violence in Iraq a chance to work, saying to leave before securing Baghdad would create nightmare for U.S.
Bush Iraq Plan May Be Last Chance to Avoid Historys `Dustbin
Jan. 22 (Bloomberg) -- George W. Bush came to power in 2001 vowing to make his mark on history by overhauling taxes, pensions and schools. Instead, an item not on the original agenda -- the war in Iraq -- may consign him to the bottom tier of U.S. leaders.