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  • New round of snow could push Boston to season record

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:20:56 GMT

    BOSTON (AP) — After cold and snow that set February records, southern New England entered March with another round that could push Boston over its 20-year-old snowfall record.

  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:07:34 GMT

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

  • Aaron Hernandez trial delayed again due to snow

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 02:04:30 GMT

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has been delayed again due to snow.

  • Newspaper: Nurse who survived Ebola says hospital failed her

    Sun, 01 Mar 2015 23:25:53 GMT

    DALLAS (AP) — A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease.

  • Argentine president: late prosecutor had also praised her

    Sun, 01 Mar 2015 23:14:40 GMT

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine President Cristina Fernandez said Sunday the prosecutor who had accused her of a criminal cover-up had also praised her, characterizing the late Alberto Nisman's actions as contradictory in a sharply worded speech that included a rebuke of Israel over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center. Legal Blogs

  • 5 Creative Ways to Dress Your Law Office for Success


    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?


    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


    "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......

  • N.Y.'s Top Judge Calls for Grand Jury Reform


    Following the Eric Garner and Michael Brown grand jury non-indictments, many of us wondered why grand juries are still hanging around. The Constitution requires only that the federal government use grand juries to indict criminal suspects, and yet 23 states still require the use of these bodies for serious felonies.......

  • 2 Law Schools to Adopt ABA's LSAT Elimination Provision


    Have you heard? You don't have to take the LSAT to get into law school anymore! Cue the articles about how "some schools" -- two -- are eliminating the requirement and how pretty soon no one will have to take the LSAT. Sort of. As Bloomberg Business reported Tuesday, the......

  • Net Neutrality: FCC Votes to Regulate ISPs as 'Common Carriers'


    As expected, FCC commissioners voted 3-2 today to regulate Internet service providers (ISPs) as "common carriers" under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934. (It also voted to override state laws against municipal broadband, but that's another story entirely.) The vote was split along party lines, with the commission's......

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  • Seoul: North Korea test fires 2 short-range missiles

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 03:21:14 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and warned of "merciless strikes" against its enemies as allies Seoul and Washington launched annual military drills Pyongyang claims are preparation for a northward invasion.

  • Britain's Prince William takes on diplomatic role in China

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 03:19:32 GMT

    BEIJING (AP) — Prince William told a boy he might be able to make his dream of singing opera in a palace come true as he met with young people from disadvantaged backgrounds on Monday on the first official visit to mainland China by a senior British royal in a generation.

  • Los Angeles police shoot, kill man after Skid Row struggle

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 03:15:48 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say police shot and killed a man who struggled with officers on a sidewalk in the Skid Row section of downtown Los Angeles.

  • Estonia's ruling pro-Western Reform Party wins election

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 01:32:39 GMT

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia's ruling Reform Party has emerged as the overall winner in the Baltic country's general election dominated by economic issues and security concerns over Russia's actions in Ukraine.

  • Seoul: North Korea test fires 2 short range missiles

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:58:47 GMT

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military says rival North Korea has fired two short range missiles into the sea off its east coast.

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