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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.......

Criminal Law News

  • Images, analysis released of Cleveland officer shooting boy

    Sun, 29 Nov 2015 11:17:29 GMT

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors in Ohio on Saturday released a frame-by-frame analysis of the surveillance camera footage first made public a year ago that shows a white Cleveland police officer fatally shooting a black 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun.

  • Thousands in Turkey attend funeral of human rights lawyer

    Sun, 29 Nov 2015 10:30:43 GMT

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Several thousand people are attending the funeral of a prominent lawyer and human rights defender who was killed in a shooting along with two policemen.

  • Palestinian shot dead after stabbing Israeli police officer

    Sun, 29 Nov 2015 10:30:12 GMT

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli police officer in Jerusalem on Sunday before being shot dead by security forces, and another Palestinian stabbed a woman in the back as she was waiting for a bus, police said, as a two-month wave of violence showed no sign of relenting.

  • Police officer shot, killed during call; man arrested

    Sun, 29 Nov 2015 09:58:32 GMT

    NEW FLORENCE, Pa. (AP) — A 31-year-old man was arrested early Sunday morning in connection with the shooting death of a veteran Pennsylvania police officer.

  • Police officer shot, killed during call; suspect sought

    Sun, 29 Nov 2015 08:23:37 GMT

    NEW FLORENCE, Pa. (AP) — A veteran Pennsylvania police officer was killed in the line of duty after being shot and authorities have issued a manhunt to find his killer.

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  • Gay rights activists march in New Delhi parade

    Sun, 29 Nov 2015 11:59:49 GMT

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Hundreds of gay rights activists danced to drum beats and held colorful balloons as they marched in a parade in New Delhi on Sunday, celebrating what they call the diversity of gender and sexuality.

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Sun, 29 Nov 2015 10:35:17 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

  • You down with ADP? A glossary for UN climate talks

    Sun, 29 Nov 2015 09:59:59 GMT

    PARIS (AP) — It sounds like English. Yet to the untrained ear the language used in the U.N. climate talks is about as comprehensible as Klingon.

  • Police officer shot, killed during call; suspect sought

    Sun, 29 Nov 2015 08:23:37 GMT

    NEW FLORENCE, Pa. (AP) — A veteran Pennsylvania police officer was killed in the line of duty after being shot and authorities have issued a manhunt to find his killer.

  • Carson after tour: Syrian refugees don't want to come to US

    Sun, 29 Nov 2015 07:08:22 GMT

    AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — After touring Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson on Saturday suggested that camps should serve as a long-term solution for millions, while other refugees could be absorbed by Middle Eastern countries.