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  • Cameron: UK must attack IS in Syria to deny group safe haven

    Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:58:54 GMT

    LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron urged skeptical lawmakers to back airstrikes on the Islamic State group in Syria, saying Thursday that the Paris attacks have given the fight new urgency and Britain owes it to key allies to act.

  • Attorney: Alabama inmate seeking freedom from death row dies

    Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:45:09 GMT

    BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama death row inmate who was seeking to overturn his murder conviction has died, one of his attorneys said Thursday.

  • Pope says 'catastrophic' if interests derail climate talks

    Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:18:17 GMT

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Pope Francis warned Thursday that it would be "catastrophic" for world leaders to let special interest groups get in the way of a global agreement to curb fossil fuel emissions as he brought his environmental message to the heart of Africa on the eve of crucial climate change talks in Paris.

  • Where's death penalty in push for criminal justice overhaul?

    Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:50:06 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.

  • Utah man passes airport security with stolen boarding pass

    Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:06:41 GMT

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities say a man with a stolen boarding pass got through airport security in Salt Lake City and checked into a flight at the gate before he was caught earlier this month. Legal Blogs

  • 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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