Big Law Buckling To Big Left—So Much For Legal Ethics – VDARE.com


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Big Law Buckling To Big Left—So Much For Legal Ethics
VDARE.com
The Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Texas, the Obamnesty case argued April 18, is not expected until June at the earliest. But the backstory demonstrates just how far to the Left the top corporate law firms (“Big Law”) have moved—as

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Law School Graduate Employment Data Shows Decline in Legal Jobs – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Wall Street Journal (blog)
Law School Graduate Employment Data Shows Decline in Legal Jobs
Wall Street Journal (blog)
In recent months, we've seen signs of an emerging recovery in the legal education market. Newly released employment statistics for the Class 2015, however, won't help build the case for optimism, according a professor's analysis. At first blush, the

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The Legal Argument That Could Overturn “Right-to-Work” Laws Around the Country – Truth-Out

The Legal Argument That Could Overturn "Right-to-Work" Laws Around the Country
Truth-Out
Union supporters had reason to cheer earlier this month when Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's hated "right to work" law was overturned by a Dane County Circuit Judge. Unfortunately, the decision is all but certain to be overturned by Wisconsin's

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LTC4 and CLOC Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Helpful Resources for Law Firm and Corporate Legal … – Business Wire (press release)

LTC4 and CLOC Announce Strategic Partnership to Provide Helpful Resources for Law Firm and Corporate Legal
Business Wire (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LTC4 and CLOC, two of the legal industry's most dynamic non-profit organizations, announced their new partnership today at the CLOC Annual Legal Operations Institute conference in San Francisco. Leadership for …

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Privacy laws: Michael Kirby’s push to allow legal action over serious personal invasions – ABC Online


ABC Online
Privacy laws: Michael Kirby's push to allow legal action over serious personal invasions
ABC Online
Former High Court judge Michael Kirby has thrown his weight behind a push to bring in laws in New South Wales allowing people to sue for damages for invasions of privacy. Mr Kirby describes as "unacceptable" the fact no "adequate" privacy laws exist …
Former High Court judge Michael Kirby calls for urgent reform of privacy lawsSydney Morning Herald

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India’s Aadhaar Law and Cyber Security, with a legal eye – Express Computer


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India's Aadhaar Law and Cyber Security, with a legal eye
Express Computer
Issues pertaining to cyber security of Aadhaar ecosystem need to be very well examined and analyzed. The Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 not only symbolizes the biometric identity of …

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Free legal advice available during Action Line’s Law Week – KHON2

Free legal advice available during Action Line's Law Week
KHON2
If you need legal advice, you can get it for free via KHON2's Action Line. Action Line's Law Week begins Monday, May 2 and runs through Friday, May 6. Attorneys from the Young Lawyers Division of the Hawaii State Bar Association will be volunteering to …

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Legal bills mount as Ferguson stands by ‘failure-to-comply’ cases – STLtoday.com


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Legal bills mount as Ferguson stands by 'failure-to-comply' cases
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Stephanie Karr, Ferguson's chief prosecutor and a lawyer with Curtis, Heinz, Garrett and O'Keefe, defended the city's legal approach. Violations of law are “contrary to the public health, safety and welfare,” she said in an email. “Therefore, the

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Animated GIFs and Fair Use: What Is and Isn’t Legal, According to Copyright Law – Forbes

Animated GIFs and Fair Use: What Is and Isn't Legal, According to Copyright Law
Forbes
Written by Michelle Panzironi. Bloggers and meme-fanatics alike will admit that very few things can convey emotion like an animated GIF, and with almost 23 million GIFs posted to Tumblr everyday, it's needless to say that the internet has become

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Oklahoma legislature will fix sodomy law, lawmaker says – CNN


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Oklahoma legislature will fix sodomy law, lawmaker says
CNN
(CNN) An Oklahoma lawmaker is promising to close what he called a "court-created loophole" in state law that blocked the prosecution of a teenager accused of sexually assaulting a drunken girl two years ago and set off cries of protest around the nation.
In Oklahoma, forcing a woman to perform oral sex is not illegal if she's drunk and unconscious, court rulesNational Post
Sexual Assault Ruling in Oklahoma Spurs Calls to Change State LawsNew York Times
Here's Why Oral Rape is Not Rape in OklahomaMother Jones
The Inquisitr –New York Magazine
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Test Case: Can I Master The Group Legal Presentation? – Above the Law


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Test Case: Can I Master The Group Legal Presentation?
Above the Law
Seeking to improve on my typical mediocrity, a month later I volunteered to speak with my law partner Terry about solutions to typical legal issues faced by community associations. He came up with the outline, and I converted it into yet another clip

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School of Law Legal Clinics and St. Louis Housing Authority Receive $100K Grant from HUD – Saint Louis University


Saint Louis University
School of Law Legal Clinics and St. Louis Housing Authority Receive $100K Grant from HUD
Saint Louis University
The School of Law Legal Clinics has partnered with St. Louis Housing Authority (SLHA) for a $100,000 grant to create a youth re-entry program in St. Louis. The grant, from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in collaboration with …

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Martial Law’s legacy? A legal system in near collapse – FLAG chairman Jose Manuel Diokno 29-Apr-16, 5:11 PM … – InterAksyon


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Martial Law's legacy? A legal system in near collapse – FLAG chairman Jose Manuel Diokno 29-Apr-16, 5:11 PM
InterAksyon
MANILA – When Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG) chairman and De La Salle University College of Law dean Atty. Jose Manuel Diokno began his talk at the conference “Never Again, Never Forget: Martial Law, the Academe, and the Public”, he asked his …

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Family violence law changes in Tasmania ‘diminish’ legal principle of assumption of innocence – ABC Online


ABC Online
Family violence law changes in Tasmania 'diminish' legal principle of assumption of innocence
ABC Online
The effect of the change is that if an accused person maintains their innocence, they have to hope they qualify for legal aid or pay for a lawyer to represent them. The Law Society of Tasmania said that was a problem because many would fall through the …

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Legal Aid Agency changes standard cost limits in family law cases – Family Law Week

Legal Aid Agency changes standard cost limits in family law cases
Family Law Week
Legal Aid Agency changes standard cost limits in family law cases. £5,000 cost limitation after 1st May 2016. Substantive certificates for family work issued after 1 May 2016 will have a £5,000 cost limitation as standard, the Legal Aid Agency has

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