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VOL. 111 | NO. 40 | Thursday, February 27, 1997

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The Memphis/Mid-South chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the U The Memphis/Mid-South chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee are sponsoring a continuing education seminar on Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the U.S. District Courthouse. The seminar, "Practical Tips for Criminal Practitioners in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee," is part of a series on federal practice. Speakers include Chief Judge Julia S. Gibbons, John Fowlkes, Steve Shankman, Larry Laurenzi, Kemper Durand and Doris Randall-Holt. The cost is $30 for FBA members and $35 for nonmembers. For more information, call Delaine Smith at 756-1550. A scholar on adoption law will speak at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law on March 3 at 2 p.m. Joan Heifetz Hollinger, a visiting professor of law at the University of California-Berkeley, will discuss Tennessees new statute on open adoption records. The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused recently to block implementation of the law. Hollingers talk, "Secrets, Lies and Open Adoption Records: Will the Truth Make You Free?" will deal with the issue of adoption records and confidentiality. Hollinger is the principle author and editor of the two-volume "Adoption Law and Practice" and also has written about issues such as procreation and parenting, including surrogacy, in-vitro fertilization and transracial adoption. The lecture is free and open to the public. The Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division will sponsor a seminar titled "Know Your Rights" on March 15 from noon to 3:30 p.m. at Pine Hill Community Center. The seminar is designed to educate minorities and the financially disadvantaged about their rights. Attorneys and judges will speak on a variety of legal topics including criminal, employment and family law; bankruptcy; and the Consumer Protection Act and lemon laws. Participants also will be provided information on legal resources available to low-income individuals. For more information, call program coordinator Brian Quarles at 544-4231.
RECORD TOTALS DAY WEEK YEAR
PROPERTY SALES 64 87 1,429
MORTGAGES 39 60 1,107
FORECLOSURE NOTICES 0 6 196
BUILDING PERMITS 0 117 3,173
BANKRUPTCIES 0 42 795
BUSINESS LICENSES 0 2 331
UTILITY CONNECTIONS 0 0 0
MARRIAGE LICENSES 0 0 0