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  • Public barred from jury selection in girl's running death

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:59:14 GMT

    GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Potential jurors are reporting amid secrecy for the capital murder trial of an Alabama woman charged in her granddaughter's running death.

  • Morgan Stanley expects lawsuit from NY Attorney General

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:56:12 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley, which agreed to a $2.6 billion settlement with the federal government last week, says it expects to be sued by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over subprime mortgage bonds.

  • Judge puts AG's attempt to investigate Google on hold

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:55:21 GMT

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi attorney general's attempt to investigate Google is on hold for at least four more months.

  • Mother of Georgia man killed by police denies he was armed

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:54:07 GMT

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mother of a handcuffed man killed by police said Monday she doesn't believe investigators' findings that her son was armed with a gun and she suspects a cover-up to protect the officer who shot him five times.

  • Suspect declared 'Heil Hitler!' after Jewish site shootings

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:51:10 GMT

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting three people at Jewish sites in Kansas declared "Heil Hitler!" and asked how many Jews he had killed after the attacks, a police officer who was at the scene testified Monday.

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  • 5 Creative Ways to Dress Your Law Office for Success

    2015-02-27T17:35:01Z

    You may make a great first impression on your potential clients, what kind of impression does your law office make? If your office looks like every other lawyer's office, your potential clients could be underwhelmed. Everybody has seen the diplomas on the wall, the fake potted plants, and the......

  • In-House Counsel: Is Transgender Discrimination on Your Radar?

    2015-02-27T17:19:01Z

    In a two-part series in Inside Counsel, Jeff Beemer of Dickinson Wright PPLC talked about transgender discrimination as one of the an up-and-coming issues for the EEOC. Indeed it is, and even though you might not think about it, transgender discrimination most likely falls into Title VII's prohibition on gender......

  • Lawyers and Metadata: Navigating an Ethical Minefield

    2015-02-27T16:53:01Z

    "Metadata" entered the lexicon thanks to the Edward Snowden revelations, prompting explainers on what the heck it is. The prefix "meta" is self-referential; metadata is data about data. To put it in a less confusing way, metadata is extraneous information about data. You've got a document, and the content of......

  • N.Y.'s Top Judge Calls for Grand Jury Reform

    2015-02-26T17:56:01Z

    Following the Eric Garner and Michael Brown grand jury non-indictments, many of us wondered why grand juries are still hanging around. The Constitution requires only that the federal government use grand juries to indict criminal suspects, and yet 23 states still require the use of these bodies for serious felonies.......

  • 2 Law Schools to Adopt ABA's LSAT Elimination Provision

    2015-02-26T18:16:01Z

    Have you heard? You don't have to take the LSAT to get into law school anymore! Cue the articles about how "some schools" -- two -- are eliminating the requirement and how pretty soon no one will have to take the LSAT. Sort of. As Bloomberg Business reported Tuesday, the......

  • Net Neutrality: FCC Votes to Regulate ISPs as 'Common Carriers'

    2015-02-26T18:07:01Z

    As expected, FCC commissioners voted 3-2 today to regulate Internet service providers (ISPs) as "common carriers" under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934. (It also voted to override state laws against municipal broadband, but that's another story entirely.) The vote was split along party lines, with the commission's......

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  • Public barred from jury selection in girl's running death

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:59:14 GMT

    GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Potential jurors are reporting amid secrecy for the capital murder trial of an Alabama woman charged in her granddaughter's running death.

  • Los Angeles police kill man in struggle captured on video

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:56:56 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Skid Row as they wrestled with him on the ground, a confrontation captured on video that millions viewed online. Authorities say the man was shot after grabbing for an officer's gun.

  • Mother of Georgia man killed by police denies he was armed

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:54:07 GMT

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mother of a handcuffed man killed by police said Monday she doesn't believe investigators' findings that her son was armed with a gun and she suspects a cover-up to protect the officer who shot him five times.

  • $4 million in gold stolen from truck in North Carolina

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:51:19 GMT

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in eastern North Carolina say armed robbers stole $4 million in gold from a truck traveling on Interstate 95 from Florida to Massachusetts.

  • Suspect declared 'Heil Hitler!' after Jewish site shootings

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:51:10 GMT

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting three people at Jewish sites in Kansas declared "Heil Hitler!" and asked how many Jews he had killed after the attacks, a police officer who was at the scene testified Monday.

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  • Los Angeles police kill man in struggle captured on video

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:56:56 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Skid Row as they wrestled with him on the ground, a confrontation captured on video that millions viewed online. Authorities say the man was shot after grabbing for an officer's gun.

  • Morgan Stanley expects lawsuit from NY Attorney General

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:56:12 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley, which agreed to a $2.6 billion settlement with the federal government last week, says it expects to be sued by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over subprime mortgage bonds.

  • Mother of Georgia man killed by police denies he was armed

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:54:07 GMT

    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mother of a handcuffed man killed by police said Monday she doesn't believe investigators' findings that her son was armed with a gun and she suspects a cover-up to protect the officer who shot him five times.

  • High court weighs limits on child abuse evidence

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:48:16 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is considering limits on the type of evidence that can be used in child abuse cases, a move that could hamstring prosecutors in domestic violence trials.

  • US, Venezuelan officials meet amid rising diplomatic tension

    Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:45:31 GMT

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The head of the U.S. diplomatic mission in Caracas had a rare meeting Monday with Venezuela's foreign minister amid rising tensions between the two countries.

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