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  • $3.35M settlement for family of black teen killed by officer

    Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:48:53 GMT

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Relatives of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer in Wisconsin will receive $3.35 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit, attorneys announced on Thursday.

  • Bills targeting transgender bathroom access are floundering

    Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:48:15 GMT

    Bills to curtail transgender people's access to public restrooms are pending in about a dozen states, but even in conservative bastions such as Texas and Arkansas they may be doomed by high-powered opposition.

  • Robin Thicke's ex-wife accuses him of evidence tampering

    Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:42:37 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys for Robin Thicke's ex-wife in a court filing made public Thursday accused the singer of tampering with a court order.

  • Environmental and fishing groups sue to save salmon

    Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:36:10 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Environmental and fishing groups sued the federal government on Thursday as they seek cooler water for salmon in the Columbia River system.

  • St. Louis ordinance seeks to pre-empt Missouri abortion laws

    Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:31:59 GMT

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new ordinance in St. Louis prohibits discrimination based on "reproductive health decisions," an effort by the heavily Democratic city to pre-empt a slew of anti-abortion measures advancing through Missouri's Republican-controlled Legislature.

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  • How to Protect Your Law Firm's Reputation

    2017-02-23T19:57:44Z

    "He who steals my purse, steals trash," William Shakespeare wrote, explaining that money doesn't last. "But he who filches my good name robs me of that which not enriches him and makes me poor indeed." The great writer bled wisdom on the pages of literary history, leaving such truisms......

  • Tax Loophole Upheld by 6th Circuit

    2017-02-23T11:00:41Z

    Caligula, the notorious Roman emperor, posted the tax laws in fine print and so high that citizens could not read them. "How can citizens comply with what they can't see?" the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeal said in comparing the short-lived emperor to the commissioner of the Internal......

  • What Does Your Vehicle Say About Your Law Practice?

    2017-02-23T13:58:42Z

    Most clients won't see your car until after they have hired you. So unless you are practicing law out of your car, your choice of vehicle probably does not really matter to clients at first. We're lawyers, not realtors. However, because we are lawyers, we also think about contingencies.......

  • How Expensive Is AI for Law Firms Really?

    2017-02-23T13:57:47Z

    While AI has arrived for work at some law firms, it is still in the future for most. It's not that law firms are lagging behind in technology. It's just that the high end solutions are too expensive for most lawyers. Sure, even a solo practitioner can buy a......

  • California Law School Deans Push Back at the Bar Exam

    2017-02-23T13:57:08Z

    In the closing minutes of the Super Bowl this year, the Falcons sealed their fate when they made a critical mistake: they punted. To punt -- such a well-known expression you don't have to know football to know what it means -- is to put off taking action in......

  • Are Food Industry Mergers About to Get Supersized?

    2017-02-22T22:59:22Z

    Kraft-Heinz made a $143 billion bid to takeover Unilever last week. The potential merger would have brought iconic U.S. brands like Jell-O and Velveeta together with Unilever best-sellers like Ben & Jerry's and Knorr's instant pea soup, creating a packaged food powerhouse to rival the world's current biggest food......

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  • $3.35M settlement for family of black teen killed by officer

    Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:48:53 GMT

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Relatives of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer in Wisconsin will receive $3.35 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit, attorneys announced on Thursday.

  • Bills targeting transgender bathroom access are floundering

    Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:48:15 GMT

    Bills to curtail transgender people's access to public restrooms are pending in about a dozen states, but even in conservative bastions such as Texas and Arkansas they may be doomed by high-powered opposition.

  • Rich in symbols, short on substance, UN resumes Syria talks

    Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:45:57 GMT

    GENEVA (AP) — Syria's opposing sides met face-to-face for the first time in U.N. mediation in three years on Thursday, with the U.N. envoy citing a historic chance to end a conflict that has left hundreds of thousands dead, displaced millions and fomented a proxy war by foreign powers.

  • Environmental and fishing groups sue to save salmon

    Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:36:10 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Environmental and fishing groups sued the federal government on Thursday as they seek cooler water for salmon in the Columbia River system.

  • Texas Republican criticizes explicit signs at women's march

    Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:35:06 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Texas Republican said Thursday he was deeply disturbed by explicit signs at the Women's March on Washington last month while acknowledging that President Donald Trump's vulgar and sexually predatory comments about women triggered the display.