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  • Top Republicans stay quiet on release of their tax returns

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 08:08:05 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, offered this year's hopefuls advice about a hard-learned lesson: Release your tax returns before the primaries and avoid tough scrutiny later. But the top three Republicans leading in national polls don't appear to be listening.

  • AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 08:01:22 GMT

    Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

  • Cruz's right turn on immigration belies more moderate past

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 07:57:43 GMT

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Ted Cruz has for months repeated that when it comes to immigration, he has never supported granting "amnesty" or "legalization" to people in the United States illegally.

  • Deal delays eviction threat for San Francisco nuns

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 06:23:26 GMT

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nuns who faced possible eviction from San Francisco's gritty Tenderloin district because of a rent increase have won a reprieve.

  • FBI: Washington boys located in Mexico in safe condition

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 05:47:40 GMT

    BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — The FBI says two brothers missing from Bellevue since August have been found in safe condition in Mexico. Legal Blogs

  • It's Lawyer v. Lawyer in Auto Blog Defamation Dispute


    A Michigan psychiatrist who also happens to sit on that state's attorney discipline board has filed Request for Investigation against a fellow attorney. The source of the dispute? Comments the attorney made on his auto-law blog. The RI filing amounts to a "lightweight defamation claim" according to the Consumer Law......

  • Atkins Diet Doctor Going to Prison for Tax Evasion: 10th Cir.


    Remember the Atkins diet? One of the low carb diet's most outspoken and enterprising exponents was Dr. Mary C. Vernon of Kansas -- and now she's headed to prison. The Tenth Circuit just upheld her criminal conviction for tax evasion and greenlit the penalty of $311,000. Now Vernon is headed......

  • 3 Newish Tech Start Ups Looking to Change the Legal Industry


    If you missed your flight to NYC for this year's Legaltech New York conference, there's no need to miss out on some of the legal innovations that were presented there. In one of the more interesting Legaltech events, nine startups gathered for "Legal Disruption Lightning Rounds." (Think "Shark Tank"......

  • A Lawyer's Guide to HTGAWM Season 2, Episode 10: Hallucibaby


    When last we met, we finally found out who shot Annalise. And if her bleeding body wasn't enough, Shonda Rhimes threw two more on the pile, and then one off the side of a building, for good measure. But that was three months ago. Now we're back from the......

  • Gay Pride Kilt Case to Appear in 9th Circuit


    A rather interesting case involving a "not compliant" leather-gladiator gay pride outfit will be marching itself to the Ninth Circuit in March. Will Walters' selective enforcement suit has already scandalized and inflamed the internet when it was revealed to the public in 2012.Now, years later, the Ninth Circuit (appropriately located......

  • Hate the Bluebook? Meet Baby Blue, a New, Free Alternative


    The Bluebook may be one of the world's most hated books. It's frustratingly complicated, not particularly well organized, and poorly bound. Oh, and a fresh version costs about $40, most of which goes to Harvard, the wealthiest nonprofit in the world after the Catholic Church. But now it's got......

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