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Author: Theatrice Williams
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: proceedings, forum, consultation, development, economic, partner, community, church
Number of Pages: 169
Published: 1994-05-01
ISBN-10: 0788107526
ISBN-13: 9780788107528

Presents insights about how churches can become successfully involved in community-based economic development in the Black community. Two case studies examines the role that two institutions have played in improving the social and economic conditions in their neighborhoods, and providing self-reliance through job creation and providing additional tax base.

Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: dealers, broker, advisers, investment, study
Number of Pages: 208
Published: 2011-05
ISBN-10: 1437980600
ISBN-13: 9781437980608

Retail investors seek guidance from broker-dealers and investment advisers (BD&IA) to manage their invest. and to meet their own and their families¿ financial goals. BD&IA are regulated extensively, but the regulatory regimes differ, and BD&IA are subject to different standards under fed. law when providing invest. advice (IA) about securities. This report evaluated: (1) The effectiveness of existing legal standards of care for providing personalized IA and recommend. about securities to retail customers; and (2) Whether there are legal gaps in regulatory standards in the protection of retail

Author: N. Ravenscroft
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: arrangements, leasing, agricultural, guidelines, practice
Number of Pages: 80
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 9251046670
ISBN-13: 9789251046678

The information in this booklet is designed to assist governments and civil society in understanding how agricultural leasing and related agreements work, and what the advantages are of providing an appropriate framework for equitable arrangements that balance the interests of the parties involved - generally the tenant and the landowner. The guidelines therefore deal with the contextual and policy issues surrounding agricultural leasing, but also focus on providing a practical and up-to-date guide and commentary on those issues that need to be considered by both landlord and tenant when negot

Author: George Gascón
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: policing, measuring, value, costs, managing, affordable, making
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2011-05-01
ISBN-10: 1437944272
ISBN-13: 9781437944273

Public expenditure on policing in the U.S. more than quadrupled between 1982 and 2006. This report tries to create space for a careful conversation about the challenge of paying for policing. It starts by asking two questions. First, what is driving up police expend.? Are police departments growing and providing more services to more people, are the costs of providing these same services simply going up, or are other factors responsible for the increase? Second, what have cities and their residents received in return for their investment in policing? Are there fewer crimes, a greater sense of

Author: James Nobles
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: february, litem, guardians
Number of Pages: 113
Published: 1995-06
ISBN-10: 0788142119
ISBN-13: 9780788142116

A guardian ad litem (GAL) is a person appointed by a court to represent the best interests of a child in court proceedings when they are at risk of being overlooked. This report contains an objective analysis of Minnesota's current system for providing GAL services & options for revising the current system. It addresses these questions: How are GAL services provided in other states? How are GAL services organized & delivered in Minnesota? How can GAL services in Minnesota be improved? The review of GAL services in other states revealed that there is no dominate national pattern for providing G

Author: Charles Doyle
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: 2339a, 2339b, overview, support, material, terrorist
Number of Pages: 33
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 143793742X
ISBN-13: 9781437937428

There are 2 fed. material support statutes have been at the heart of the Justice Deptżs. terrorist prosecution efforts. One provision outlaws providing material support for the commission of certain designated offenses that might be committed by terrorists. The other outlaws providing material support to certain terrorist org. They share a common definition of the term żmaterial support,ż some aspects of which have come under constitutional attack. Contents of this report: (1) Introduction; (2) Background; (3) Support of Designated Terrorist Org.: Attempt, Conspiracy, Aiding and Abetting; M

Author: Jess T. Ford
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: worldwide, fiscal, years, funding, law, assistance, rule, foreign
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 1999-06
ISBN-10: 0756713412
ISBN-13: 9780756713416

In the early 1980s, the U.S. began helping Latin American countries improve their judicial & law enforcement organizations as a way to support democratic principles & institutions. Since then, the U.S. has also been providing rule of law & related assistance to various other regions of the world. This report examines U.S. rule of law assistance programs & places particular emphasis on rule of law activities in Latin America & the Caribbean. Specifically, it identifies: (1) the amount of U.S. rule of law funding provided worldwide (by region & country) in fiscal years 1993-98, & (2) the U.S. de
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