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  • Kremlin critic wants international probe into Nemtsov death

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:58:35 GMT

    PARIS (AP) — A British investor who made millions in Russia before his lawyer was imprisoned and died is calling for an international investigation into the killing of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.

  • Ferguson officials to meet with Justice Department

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:58:06 GMT

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — City leaders in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson will meet Tuesday with U.S. Department of Justice officials to discuss a federal investigation of the police department stemming from the August shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer, a city official said.

  • Unions say they'll sue Christie again over pension payments

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:57:39 GMT

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Fourteen unions representing New Jersey public sector employees say they plan to sue Gov. Chris Christie again over planned contributions to government employees' pension funds.

  • New Delhi gang-rapist: She shouldn't have fought back

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:43:45 GMT

    NEW DELHI (AP) — One of the men sentenced to death for raping and killing a woman in a brutal 2012 gang attack on a New Delhi bus said in a documentary that if their victim had not fought back she would not have been killed.

  • Greek prosecutors seek ultra-rightist's release from jail

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:35:17 GMT

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek prosecutors are recommending the head of the Nazi-inspired Golden Dawn party — the country's third-largest — be freed from prison pending trial for alleged participation in a criminal group.

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  • 5 Tips for Better Law Firm Phone Interviews

    2015-03-02T18:00:01Z

    The phone interview is quickly becoming the go-to method for a first round of interviews. Phone interviews are cheaper for everyone, faster to conduct, and don't waste as much of the time of the people who inevitably won't get called back for an in-person interview. Like in-person interviews, though, phone......

  • SCOTUS Oral Argument Preview: Week of March 2, 2015

    2015-03-02T17:28:01Z

    After figuring out what a fish is (and is not), then telling us that anyone, not just dentists, can perform teeth-whitening, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a round of contentious cases dealing with unreasonable searches, drawing legislative boundaries, and -- drum roll please! -- the latest challenge......

  • 'How To Get Away With Murder' Review: Season 1 Finale

    2015-02-27T18:14:01Z

    What an episode it was! Actually, the "season finale" of #HTGAWM comprised two back-to-back episodes, but that doesn't matter. We figured out who killed Lila, what the deal was with (former law student) Rudy Walters, and why you shouldn't mess with Frank. The season ended on a cliffhanger, and another......

  • 5 Creative Ways to Dress Your Law Office for Success

    2015-02-27T17:35:01Z

    You may make a great first impression on your potential clients, what kind of impression does your law office make? If your office looks like every other lawyer's office, your potential clients could be underwhelmed. Everybody has seen the diplomas on the wall, the fake potted plants, and the......

  • In-House Counsel: Is Transgender Discrimination on Your Radar?

    2015-02-27T17:19:01Z

    In a two-part series in Inside Counsel, Jeff Beemer of Dickinson Wright PPLC talked about transgender discrimination as one of the an up-and-coming issues for the EEOC. Indeed it is, and even though you might not think about it, transgender discrimination most likely falls into Title VII's prohibition on gender......

  • Lawyers and Metadata: Navigating an Ethical Minefield

    2015-02-27T16:53:01Z

    "Metadata" entered the lexicon thanks to the Edward Snowden revelations, prompting explainers on what the heck it is. The prefix "meta" is self-referential; metadata is data about data. To put it in a less confusing way, metadata is extraneous information about data. You've got a document, and the content of......

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  • Ferguson officials to meet with Justice Department

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:58:06 GMT

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — City leaders in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson will meet Tuesday with U.S. Department of Justice officials to discuss a federal investigation of the police department stemming from the August shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer, a city official said.

  • NC prosecutor seeks death for suspect in killing 3 Muslims

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:51:16 GMT

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors plan to seek the death sentence for a man accused of killing three Muslim students in Chapel Hill last month.

  • New Delhi gang-rapist: She shouldn't have fought back

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:43:45 GMT

    NEW DELHI (AP) — One of the men sentenced to death for raping and killing a woman in a brutal 2012 gang attack on a New Delhi bus said in a documentary that if their victim had not fought back she would not have been killed.

  • Switzerland to automatically share tax data with Australia

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:38:22 GMT

    BERLIN (AP) — Switzerland has signed an accord with Australia aimed at cracking down on tax evaders.

  • Greek prosecutors seek ultra-rightist's release from jail

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:35:17 GMT

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek prosecutors are recommending the head of the Nazi-inspired Golden Dawn party — the country's third-largest — be freed from prison pending trial for alleged participation in a criminal group.

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  • Ferguson officials to meet with Justice Department

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:58:06 GMT

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — City leaders in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson will meet Tuesday with U.S. Department of Justice officials to discuss a federal investigation of the police department stemming from the August shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer, a city official said.

  • Unions say they'll sue Christie again over pension payments

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:57:39 GMT

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Fourteen unions representing New Jersey public sector employees say they plan to sue Gov. Chris Christie again over planned contributions to government employees' pension funds.

  • Carson launches 2016 exploratory committee

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:57:22 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has created an exploratory committee to run for president, becoming the first high-profile Republican candidate to formally enter the 2016 presidential contest.

  • EU condemns Russia over Nemtsov funeral bans

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:50:25 GMT

    BRUSSELS (AP) — EU-Russian relations took a further dip on Tuesday when the European Union strongly condemned Moscow for banning Polish and Latvian lawmakers from entering the country to attend the funeral of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov.

  • New Delhi gang-rapist: She shouldn't have fought back

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:43:45 GMT

    NEW DELHI (AP) — One of the men sentenced to death for raping and killing a woman in a brutal 2012 gang attack on a New Delhi bus said in a documentary that if their victim had not fought back she would not have been killed.

Trending Legal News

  • Head trauma in young children

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:40:12 GMT

    As many California parents may know, head injury in the pediatric population may be associated with car crashes, falls and other accidents. The type of head injury relates to the intensity of trauma. When a child with a head injury...

  • Obama looking to change work visa rules for spouses

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:50:20 GMT

    Orange residents who are interested in employment immigration issues may want more information about an important change that may be coming to U.S. immigration rules. This change, currently on appeal, may help spouses of immigrants find employment in the U.S....

  • Understanding the tax impacts of child support and alimony

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:46:50 GMT

    For North Dakota and Minnesota residents facing their first tax season after a divorce, it's essential to know how alimony and child support may impact your income taxes. This is true for both those paying and receiving the money....

  • Pharmaceutical company recalls potential personal injury threat

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:36:15 GMT

    It is not uncommon for manufacturing companies in Florida and elsewhere to outsource some of their processes to increase production or for many other reasons. It remains the responsibility of the company owner to ensure that procedures at the third-party's manufacturing...

  • Kentucky woman killed in car crash

    Tue, 03 Mar 2015 01:21:27 GMT

    A 51-year-old Danville woman died after being involved in a vehicle collision near Springfield on Feb. 18. The collision took place just after 5 p.m. on the U.S. 150 highway bypass. After the crash, the woman was taken to Springfield...