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    Some say that Louisiana is the most corrupt state in the United States. While others might argue that honor should go to Illinois or some other state, everyone agrees that Louisiana is corrupt. Even the former U.S. Attorney from Louisiana, Jim Letten, said “Louisiana is famous, if not infamous, for its corruption.” The feds say that Miami and South Florida holds the record for Medicare fraud.

    Due Diligence- 4 readers -
  • Transfers Before a Bankruptcy

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    Jordan Bublick/ Miami Bankruptcy Law Blog- 3 readers -
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    Let’s be like Nebraska!! Twice in a week the Los Angeles Times printed opinion pieces concerning capital punishment. This material was prompted by the state of Nebraska’s legislature abolishing (for the moment) capital punishment. May 20’s “When it comes to the death penalty, California should follow Nebraska.

    The Devil And The Death Penalty- 4 readers -
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    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 5 readers -
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