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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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  • Affiliate of IS group claims Bangladesh Shiite mosque attack

    Fri, 27 Nov 2015 07:45:42 GMT

    NEW DELHI (AP) — An Islamic State group affiliate in Bangladesh said Friday it was behind an attack on a Shiite mosque in the country's north that killed one man and wounded three others.

  • China shares slide as brokers investigated

    Fri, 27 Nov 2015 07:44:10 GMT

    TOKYO (AP) — China's stock market fell sharply Friday as investigations into the securities industry widened to include two top brokerages.

  • Japan plans extra budget, handouts, to pump up recovery

    Fri, 27 Nov 2015 07:25:47 GMT

    TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered Cabinet ministers to prepare an extra spending package, including cash handouts for the poorest pensioners, seeking to breathe fresh life into Japan's stalling recovery.

  • Chinese stocks fall after probes of brokers launched

    Fri, 27 Nov 2015 07:06:24 GMT

    BEIJING (AP) — Two major Chinese brokerages announced they are under investigation in the latest aftershock of this summer's market plunge, sending share prices sharply lower Friday.

  • Arkansas a refuge from rising seas in Marshall Islands

    Fri, 27 Nov 2015 06:48:01 GMT

    MAJURO ATOLL, Marshall Islands (AP) — Valentino Keimbar hides from the intense heat in the shade of a breadfruit tree, waiting for his basketball game to begin. It was supposed to start a couple of hours ago, maybe three, but time matters little here on the Marshall Islands.