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  • 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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  • Suspect in Colorado attack called loner who left few clues

    Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:57:37 GMT

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A loner from North Carolina who liked to spend time in his mountain cabin and avoided eye contact with neighbors was in custody Saturday after police said he opened fire at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic and killed three people.

  • 55 who skirted jury duty in Ohio murder trial to face judge

    Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:51:37 GMT

    MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge is demanding that 55 people who shirked jury duty in a high-profile murder case explain themselves or face contempt charges.

  • Spanish police arrest 3 for links to Islamic militants

    Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:49:06 GMT

    MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested two men and a woman in northeastern Catalonia on suspicion of being involved in a network that recruited militants for the Islamic State group.

  • Kosovo police arrest opposition leader for Parliament unrest

    Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:40:59 GMT

    PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Police entered the headquarters of Kosovo's main opposition party Saturday and arrested dozens of people, including one of its leaders who was wanted for the violent actions he has used to disrupt the country's Parliament.

  • Kenya police: 2 Kenyans arrested for spying for Iran

    Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:33:35 GMT

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Two Kenyans in police custody have admitted assisting Iranian state intelligence to plot attacks on western targets in Kenya, Kenya's police chief said Saturday.

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