Jun 25, 2013

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Big Law's Troubling Trajectory
New York Times
The last significant round of law firm layoffs came on a single day in February 2009 as the Great Recession deepened. Six major firms around the country announced the layoffs of close to 1,000 lawyers and staff members on what became known as "Bloody ...
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A Lawyer's Evolution, Mirroring the Law's
New York Times (blog)
When the Supreme Court justices announce their decisions in two cases that could reshape marriage in America, few people will be listening more closely than Paul M. Smith, whose life and career have been entwined with the court's three-decade evolution ...
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Law-Firm Slowdown Fuels Cuts at Weil Gotshal
Wall Street Journal
One of the nation's most-prestigious law firms is slashing the pay of dozens of its partners and laying off about 170 younger attorneys and support staff, in the starkest sign yet that the legal industry continues to struggle years after the recession ...
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Law enforcement key to democratic development: Chen Guangcheng
Focus Taiwan News Channel
Taipei, June 25 (CNA) The goals of human rights and democracy can be achieved only when the rule of law is honored and implemented in the society, Chinese civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng said in Taiwan on Tuesday. "When the rule of law is not ...
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Dems to filibuster Texas abortion law
UPI.com (blog)
Texas is just one of the conservative states to recently restrict access to abortions, but the combination of bills in the Texas package will impact more women than any such laws yet. The second most populous state also has large swaths of rural areas ...
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UH Law Center professor expects appeals court to uphold UT's race-conscious ...
Wall Street Journal
HOUSTON, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Houston Law Center professor who helped draft Texas' top 10 percent admissions policy says he expects a federal appeals court to uphold the plan in the wake of today's U.S. ...
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Law sharpened by tough competition for Stamps' D-line spots
Calgary Herald
"I came in last year, I was kind of hesitant, and this year I play faster and I feel better," said Law. "The game is coming to me easier now. It took a while to learn the different rules and to keep reminding myself to line up a yard off the ball. It ...
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Law Association - Meeting between Rowley, Gordon Highly Improper
Trinidad & Tobago Express
The Law Association on Monday issues a statement regarding the meeting between Opposition Leader Dr Keith Rowley and Integrity Commission chairman Ken Gordon, days before Rowley came to Parliament with copies of alleged emails that implicated ...
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Major law firms Weil, Patton Boggs face layoffs, defections
Fox Business
NEW YORK – In a sign that the financial challenges buffeting the law industry continue unabated, two major U.S. firms are facing significant staff reductions. Weil Gotshal & Manges, one of the world's most prominent firms, said on Monday it would lay ...
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Law soon to ensure access to information, KP Assembly told
The News International
Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Human Rights Israrullah Khan Gandapur, who presented demands for grant on behalf of the chief minister, agreed with the opposition, saying they had the same reservations when they debated the performance of ...
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Major law firm Weil to lay off staff, cut partner pay
Fox Business
NEW YORK – Weil Gotshal & Manges, one of the world's most prominent law firms, said on Monday it would lay off 60 associate lawyers and 110 support staff, a sign that the financial challenges buffeting the law industry continue unabated. The 1,200 ...
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Health law campaign to make a play for sports fans
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
With 97 days and counting until the Oct. 1 open enrollment period begins for the nation's online health insurance marketplace, the Obama administration is in talks with major U.S. sports leagues, including the National Football League, to help spread ...
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Law Society of Kenya starts process to replace its representatives
The Standard Digital News
Updated Monday, June 24th 2013 at 23:12 GMT +3. By Moses Njagih. Kenya: The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) has moved to replace one of its two members sitting at the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) as their constitutional term comes to an end. Tweet.
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Law Firm Brower Piven Announces Investigation of Vanguard Health Systems ...
Wall Street Journal
... to current shareholders of Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. ("Vanguard" or the "Company") (NYSE: VHS) and other violations of state law by the board of directors of Vanguard relating to the proposed buyout of the Company by Tenet Healthcare Corporation.
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Texas law professor predicts court will uphold diversity-aimed admissions policy
The Birmingham News - al.com
A Texas law professor who helped draft the state's university admissions policy is predicting a federal appeals court will uphold the policy in the wake of today's U.S. Supreme Court decision calling for further review of race-based admissions policies.
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New Law Limits Mosquito Mitigation Along Long Island Sound
... Previous Slideshow Download. Governor Dannel Malloy has signed a bill into law restricting U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-approved tools used by state and local governments to control mosquitoe populations and mosquito borne disease.
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Law and order: Balochistan to legitimise control of FC
The Express Tribune
"The idea is that the FC, whose assistance had been acquired by the provincial government from the ministry of interior to control law & order, should discharge its duties in accordance with the directives of the chief minister," said the official on ...
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Law backs Lehmann's ascent to the coaching crown
Bundaberg News Mail
FORMER Queensland captain Stuart Law has backed the appointment of Bulls coach Darren Lehmann to the Australian job after the axing of Micky Arthur. Law said the man called 'Boof' was the right man for the job, and not just because the passionate ...
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Law Warehouse suit continues over state contract
Nashua Telegraph
CONCORD – The legal battle between Law Warehouses and the state Liquor Commission will continue, but it won't result in an immediate stop to the lucrative contract awarded to an out of state firm. Hillsborough County Superior Court Judge Diane Nicolosi ...
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New Aaron's law aimed at fixing 'flawed' US hacking legislation
Economic Times
Congress never clearly described what this really means." Current American law means people can be prosecuted for a range of technical infractions, including "lying about one's age on Facebook or checking personal email on a work computer". Other flaws ...
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New Kentucky Law Reopens Door for Christians-Only Medical Coverage
Insurance Journal
Kentuckians will again be able to sign up for a Christians-only medical program under a batch of new laws that take effect Tuesday. Lawmakers passed the law allowing Medi-Share, a Florida-based cost-sharing ministry, to resume operations in Kentucky, ...
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National Law Journal Names Covington Best White Collar Practice
Sacramento Bee
WASHINGTON, June 25, 2013 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Law Journal named Covington & Burling today as the winner of its Washington Litigation Department of the Year contest in the white collar defense practice category.
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Supreme Court to decide whether Massachusetts law restricting protests at ...
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court agreed Monday to hear a challenge to a Massachusetts law that restricts protests outside abortion clinics. The state law creates a 35-foot "buffer zone" around reproductive health care facilities' entrances, exits and ...
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Abortion law in Uruguay stands; insufficient support to force a repeal referendum
A liberal abortion law in Uruguay withstood a challenge Sunday as Uruguayan opponents failed to attract enough votes in a consultation ballot to force a national referendum on repealing it. Comment. Xavier: "I want to defend the law because this issue ...
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NC landfill law changes approved by Senate
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Senate Republicans are backing the changes the waste disposal industry argues it needs because it's impossible to site a landfill under the current law. While state regulators there's nearly 30 years of household landfill space available overall — 30 ...
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Massillon law director responds to being over budget
Canton Repository
The city law director responded in a letter Monday evening to an allegation that his office is over budget by an estimated $70,000 in salary. The response Law Director Perry Stergios came two weeks after city Auditor Jayne Ferrero told council he was ...
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Decrofting law to be put to MSPs
BBC News
A bill to sort out failings in crofting law is due to come before the Scottish Parliament. The government has proposed new legislation to tackle specific difficulties owner-occupier crofters have been facing regarding decrofting. Decrofted land is that ...
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Law makes landlords tell tenants of foreclosures
ABC15.com (KNXV-TV)
PHOENIX - Renters no longer have to worry about being surprised when their home is repossessed by a bank now that a new law requiring landlords to give them notice has been signed. It almost happened to Pat Sand of Mesa, until he figured out something ...
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Supreme Court guts landmark civil rights law
Voters line up at the Engine 26 Ladder 9 firehouse to vote in the Presidential elections in New Orleans, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. (Photo by Gerald Herbert/AP). The Supreme Court has ruled that a key part of the Voting Rights Act—the landmark civil ...
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Topless protesters disrupt call for law reform in Tunisia | The Raw ...
By Agence France-Presse
The European Commission on Tuesday urged Tunisia to reform criminal laws from its previous authoritarian regime as three topless feminist activists staged a protest in Brussels by jumping on visiting Tunisian Prime Minister Ali Larayedh's ...
The Raw Story
Police State Canada: Harper Government Enacts Law Threatening ...
By Keith Jones
Legislation that gives the Canadian state draconian and arbitrary powers to suppress protests became law last week after approval from the Conservative Party-dominated federal parliament. Bill C-309—the Preventing Persons from ...
Global Research
Murphy's Law at Boys Prep | Pith in the Wind - Nashville Scene
By Steven Hale
On the cover of this week's issue of The City Paper, Andrea Zelinski dives deep into the troubles at Boys Prep Nashville, an all-boys charter...
Nashville Scene
Hate Group Wants Congress to Investigate the Southern Poverty ...
By Alvin McEwen
Last week, I received the following money plea email from the Family Research Council: The secret is out.
Morsi supporters chant for shari'a law and martydom, mock the ...
By The Right Scoop
Posted by The Right Scoop on June 24th, 2013 in Politics | 31 Comments. This occurred a few days ago in Egypt where Morsi supporters chanted about wishing they had shari'a law, wishing to be martyrs and mocking the holocaust. Watch: ...
The Right Scoop
Rockingham County sheriff in Charlotte to challenge immigration law
By Web Staff
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page was in uptown Charlotte on Monday to rally against the country's immigration bill. Sheriff Page was with a group representing the North Carolina Sheriff's Association.
Texas Republicans on verge of passing abortion law | Politics | The ...
Texas Republicans on verge of passing abortion law. The Republican-dominated Texas Legislature pushed Monday to enact wide-ranging restrictions that would effectively shut down abortion clinics across the nation's second most-populous ...
The Seattle Times
UTLaw Magazine | Former Law School Dean Michael Sharlot dies
By jnd458
Professor Michael M. Sharlot, Wright C. Morrow Professor Emeritus in Law and dean of the Law School from 1995 to 2000, passed away June 22, 2013. He also served as interim dean of the Law School in 1994 and as associate dean for ...
UTLaw Magazine
Texas on verge of passing law that would shutter abortion clinics ...
AUSTIN, Texas • The Republican-dominated Texas Legislature pushed Monday to enact wide-ranging restrictions that would effectively shut down all abortion clinics in the nation's second most-populous state, and Democrats planned an ...
All - The Salt Lake Tribune
New law aimed at helping veterans get jobs in trades | The Augusta ...
By Wesley Brown
With more than 60000 contractor jobs expected to become available in Georgia by the year 2020, the state legislature has relaxed its skilled-labor licensing laws to help military veterans and their spouses find work.
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Arkansas Colleges Reject Concealed Carry On Campus Under ...
By The Huffington Post
A growing number of colleges in Arkansas are opting to reject a new law that would allow guns on campuses, reaffirming the division between pro-gun lawmakers and the large majority of the higher education world. The Republican-controlled ...
College on HuffingtonPost.com
Aldermen Consider Change To 1934 Condom Law « CBS St. Louis
By Justin Wingerter
Sponsoring alderman Shane Cohn says the old law required a doctor or pharmacist to be involved in the sale or distribution of condoms.
CBS St. Louis

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Judge tosses out law banning protests on Supreme Court plaza ...
A federal district judge declared unconstitutional Wednesday a law that bans organized protests and signs on the marble plaza in front of the Supreme Court.
Animal Law Program | Animal Legal Defense Fund
For more than three decades, the Animal Legal Defense Fund has been fighting to protect the lives and advance the interests of animals through the legal ...
Former HACC public safety director sues college under ...
The former safety coordinator at Harrisburg Area Community College is suing the college in federal court under the state's whistleblower law and false claims act ...

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