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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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  • Obama still pondering death penalty's role in justice system

    Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:46:18 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as President Barack Obama tries to make a hard case for overhauling sentences, rehabilitating prisoners and confronting racial bias in policing, he has been less clear about the death penalty.

  • President's oldest daughter among those scoping out colleges

    Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:39:48 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama's message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple.

  • Presidential contenders differ sharply on climate, energy

    Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:34:10 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders calls climate change the greatest threat to national security. Front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton promises to install more than 500 million solar panels across the country.

  • Notorious warlord seeks comeback, leverage in Afghanistan

    Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:14:24 GMT

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — After more than 40 years at war, one of Afghanistan's most notorious warlords, designated a "global terrorist" by the United States and blacklisted by the United Nations along with Osama bin Laden, wants to come out of the shadows.

  • Tens of thousands of students protest in Nepalese capital

    Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:01:26 GMT

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of students held hands, waved banners and chanted slogans in Nepal's capital Friday to protest against a border blockade that has caused severe shortages of fuel and an increase in food prices in the Himalayan country.