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  • Federal judge stays Alabama gay marriage ruling for 2 weeks

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:41:35 GMT

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge has put a temporary hold on her decision that overturned Alabama's gay marriage ban, but indicated she will soon answer a key question: Must state probate judges issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples when the stay is lifted?

  • Officials say 2 sons of Egypt's Mubarak freed from prison

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:38:06 GMT

    CAIRO (AP) — The two sons of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak were released from prison Monday, nearly four years after they were first arrested along with their father, authorities said.

  • Residents: Police shortage is a security risk for Mardi Gras

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:19:14 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Throughout the quieter parts of the French Quarter, residents and businesses have posted signs that read "Caution: Walk in Large Groups. We (heart) N.O.P.D. We Just Need More."

  • Obama takes in India's grand Republic Day parade

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:03:07 GMT

    NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities.

  • France: 10 go on trial in L'Oreal heiress fraud case

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:36:56 GMT

    PARIS (AP) — Ten people including a famed French photographer are going on trial, accused of swindling millions of euros in cash and artwork from France's richest woman.

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  • Law Office Ergonomics: Monitors Can Be a Pain in the Neck

    2015-01-23T20:16:01Z

    Big, roomy computer monitors are essential for comfortable lawyering. You spend a lot of your time at your desk, and a big monitor allows you to have multiple documents open side-by-side. But monitors, like every other part of your desk, are governed by the iron-clad Law of Ergonomics. If your......

  • Could Teva Pharmaceuticals Ruling Benefit Patent 'Trolls'?

    2015-01-23T18:30:01Z

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has frequently been criticized as a "rogue" court, and the Supreme Court has been reining it in of late. (Of course, the Federal Circuit was also helped with the resignation of former Chief Judge Randall Rader, who never met a patent......

  • San Jose Strikes Out in 9th Cir. MLB Antitrust Appeal

    2015-01-23T17:18:01Z

    When we last left the City of San Jose in its ongoing battle with the behemoth known as Major League Baseball, it was trying to fast-track an antitrust lawsuit against MLB to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Well, the Ninth Circuit has decided, and with Judge Alex Kozinski at......

  • Sheldon Silver's Arrest: Law Firm Referrals Part of Alleged Scheme

    2015-01-23T17:01:01Z

    Ah, good old (alleged) bribery. When lawyers behave badly and someone gets hurt or killed, we kind of feel bad about it. But when lawyers get arrested for bribery? No one gets hurt, and we can bask in the awesomeness. New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver found himself on......

  • What the Heck Is a 'Brand'? Here's What Lawyers Need to Know

    2015-01-22T21:11:01Z

    We talk all the time on FindLaw's Strategist blog about branding and how it's important to you as a lawyer. Truthfully it is -- and you can, and should, use branding to differentiate yourself from other law firms. Tossing around the word "brand" can be a little bit inside baseball,......

  • N.Y. Politician Sheldon Silver Indicted on 5 Counts of Corruption

    2015-01-22T20:25:01Z

    New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has been indicted on five criminal counts involving millions of dollars in alleged bribes and kickbacks. The criminal complaint filed Wednesday in federal court accuses Silver, 70, of receiving more than $6 million from two law firms since 2002 through various schemes, reports the......

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  • Morocco arrests suspected Algerian member of IS-linked group

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:44:49 GMT

    RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco's Interior Ministry has announced the arrest of an Algerian citizen suspected of belonging to a group linked to the Islamic State militant organization which was responsible for the beheading of a French hiker.

  • Residents: Police shortage is a security risk for Mardi Gras

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:19:14 GMT

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Throughout the quieter parts of the French Quarter, residents and businesses have posted signs that read "Caution: Walk in Large Groups. We (heart) N.O.P.D. We Just Need More."

  • France: 10 go on trial in L'Oreal heiress fraud case

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:36:56 GMT

    PARIS (AP) — Ten people including a famed French photographer are going on trial, accused of swindling millions of euros in cash and artwork from France's richest woman.

  • Sheriffs want popular police-tracking app disabled

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:07:13 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sheriffs are campaigning to pressure Google Inc. to turn off a feature on its Waze traffic software that warns drivers when police are nearby. They say one of the technology industry's most popular mobile apps could put officers' lives in danger from would-be police killers who can find where their targets are parked.

  • Panic attack, bad back: Theater shooting brings jury excuses

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:03:47 GMT

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case say they are concerned about letting too many potential jurors go as jury selection enters its second week.

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  • The effects your BAC level may have on you

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:43:16 GMT

    Blood alcohol content level, otherwise known as BAC, is the measuring stick that is use to determine how impaired by alcohol you might be. However, there are a lot of myths and fallacies surrounding BAC, which can make it hard...

  • What are the consequences of your DUI T-bone collision?

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:27:44 GMT

    People who drive while under the influence risk an increased chance of getting into an accident. One of the types of collisions they may face is the T-bone collision, otherwise known as a side-impact or broadside collision. This collision occurs...

  • Reasons why child support can be expensive

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 04:13:39 GMT

    If you have recently been issued a child support order, it is natural to have sticker shock when you see how much you will be ordered to pay. After all, diapers, formula and clothing add up, and that is before...

  • 2015 could see more disabled workers in the workplace

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:38:59 GMT

    In 2015, the U.S. economy is expected to grow steadily, and the first quarter of the year appears to be following that prediction. Even though it is early, there is reason for optimism as people who had struggled for years...

  • Safe driver discounts could be realized through OnStar program

    Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:41:33 GMT

    Consumers are always looking for ways to save on auto insurance costs. Even if they are not actively searching, providers are apt to show you ways to save, if it can give them a leg up in the marketplace. Forget...