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  • Court appearance set for suspect in Colorado clinic shooting

    Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:46:44 GMT

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The man accused of opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs was due for his first appearance in court Monday, as speculation continued to mount over what motivated the attack and how authorities would prosecute the suspect.

  • Calendars show Clinton's availability to supporters

    Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:34:04 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton opened her office to dozens of influential Democratic party fundraisers, former Clinton administration and campaign loyalists, and corporate donors to her family's global charity, according to State Department calendars obtained by The Associated Press.

  • Israel convicts 2 youths in 2014 killing of Palestinian

    Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:28:21 GMT

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A Jerusalem court has convicted two Israeli youths in the grisly killing last year of 16-year-old Palestinian Mohammed Abu Khdeir, who was burned to death in east Jerusalem.

  • Jurors set to return for deliberations in ex-coal CEO trial

    Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:01:12 GMT

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jurors are preparing to head back to court for deliberations in the trial of ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.

  • Kevorkian archive opens as physician-assisted deaths rise

    Mon, 30 Nov 2015 06:17:53 GMT

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Just days before she died with Dr. Jack Kevorkian's assistance, Merian Frederick could not speak or hold up her head without help from her daughter, Carol Poenisch. Legal Blogs

  • How to Attract Top Millennial Talent to Your Small Law Firm


    According to data taken from Census Bureau data of 2015, the Pew Research Center found that Millennials now make up the largest workforce in the nation, according to the Pew Research Center, they're expected to soon become the largest living generation.Along with this giant demographic change are the attendant cultural......

  • Georgia Voter Information Data Breach Leads to Lawsuit


    Two women have filed a class action lawsuit against the Georgia Secretary of State, Brian Kemp, after the Kemp's office released voter data that contained information including individuals' names, addresses, Social Security numbers, and even driver's license information. Over six million Georgia voters could be affected by the breach.......

  • Appeals Court Reverses $1M Award to Ex-Firefighter in FEHA Case


    A California Court of Appeals reversed a lower court's award of $1 million in damages to Los Angeles ex-firefighter Jubari Jumanne who sued the City of Angels under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act for discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. In reversing the lower court's ruling, the court ruled that Jumanne's......

  • 6 Qualities That Smart Clients Look for in a Lawyer


    Most often people only start looking for lawyers when disaster has already struck, stress levels are highest, and they are in neither the emotional state nor the right frame of mind to choose a lawyer that will be the best fit for them and their legal needs. When people are......

  • Is "Dieting Made Me Do It" the New Twinkie Defense?


    Jared's diet helped turn him into a child molester. That's the novel theory his lawyers developed last week on the eve of his sentencing. Jared Fogle, the former Subway sandwich chain spokesman and famous weight loss champion, was sentenced last week to over 15 years in prison for having......

  • Law Student Fakes Own Kidnapping, Just in Time for Finals


    Every law student reacts to finals in their own way. Some wear their pajamas to the law library for a week or two. Some start mysteriously loosing hair. Some sit and cry silently in bathroom stalls. And some, it turns out, fake their own kidnappings.......

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  • Colleges grapple with best ways to address race incidents

    Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:58:28 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials were slow to handle racial incidents at the University of Missouri, and that contributed to protests, a student hunger strike, a threatened boycott by the football team and ultimately, the resignations of two administrators.

  • Iraqi military tells civilians of IS-held city to leave

    Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:55:41 GMT

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's military command has told civilians in the Islamic State-held Ramadi to leave the city, a sign that an operation may soon be underway to retake the provincial capital.

  • Things to know about Sanders' health overhaul proposal

    Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:54:48 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The most ambitious "repeal and replace" health care plan from a presidential candidate comes from Sen. Bernie Sanders, not from a Republican.

  • Timeline of key events in UN effort against climate change

    Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:53:52 GMT

    PARIS (AP) — After decades of warnings from scientists that greenhouse gas emissions were warming the planet, governments started coming together in the 1980s to combat the problem. Here's a timeline of key moments in the diplomatic effort to stop global warming, leading up to the U.N. climate conference in Paris:

  • GOP's strong words on Muslims incur little political cost

    Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:52:11 GMT

    Some leading Republican presidential candidates seem to view Muslims as fair game for increasingly harsh words they might use with more caution against any other group for fear of the political cost. So far, that strategy is winning support from conservatives influential in picking the nominee.