Crane Collapse Impacts Legal Community – New York Law Journal (registration)


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Crane Collapse Impacts Legal Community
New York Law Journal (registration)
The crane collapse Friday morning damaged a portion of New York Law School. A 565-foot-tall crane toppled and flipped upside down along nearly two city blocks in downtown Manhattan on Friday morning. Reuters. A crane collapse in Manhattan's TriBeCa …
Crane collapse kills 1, injures 3 and hits New York legal community hardABA Journal

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John J. Sheehan Workers Compensation Law Blog on Lawyers.com – Lawyers.com Blog (blog)

John J. Sheehan Workers Compensation Law Blog on Lawyers.com
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)
… and Massachusetts labor rules and regulations, employees have the right to sue their employers for violations of the law including hourly wage disputes, discrimination, sexual harassment and any other such workplace actions that are legally prohibited.

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Ethical Questions Surround Ammon Bundy’s Legal Team, Strategy – OPB News


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Ethical Questions Surround Ammon Bundy's Legal Team, Strategy
OPB News
Two Oregon attorneys came to the refuge at least once and inventoried which federal laws were being broken, while militant leaders ordered new recruits to engage in illegal activity. While Ammon Bundy was teaching others about his interpretation of the …

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Big Law and Big Data: On What’s Legal and What’s Creepy – Bloomberg Big Law Business


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Big Law and Big Data: On What's Legal and What's Creepy
Bloomberg Big Law Business
When it comes to Big Data — combing large datasets to unearth previously undiscoverable patterns in consumer behavior — the line between what's permissible and what's proper can be a fine one. At a panel discussion at the New York State Bar's Annual …

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UK Undermines Int’l Law by Disputing UN Decision – Assange’s Legal Team – Sputnik International


Sputnik International
UK Undermines Int'l Law by Disputing UN Decision – Assange's Legal Team
Sputnik International
The United Kingdom is undermining international law by disputing the UN panel's decision that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's detention was "arbitrary" and therefore illegal, Melinda Taylor, a member of Assange's legal team, told Sputnik on Friday.
'A Matter of Settled Law': WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Claims Vindication After U.N. RulingTheBlaze.com
Julian Assange (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)Above the Law
Julian Assange should be allowed to go free, UN panel findsBBC News
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Govt seeks legal opinion to amend tenant rights law – Times of India

Govt seeks legal opinion to amend tenant rights law
Times of India
The state forwarded the bill, moved by BJP MLA from Vile Parle, Parag Alavni, to the law department for its opinion. The bill gives tenants the right to redevelop their buildings. "If the owner deliberately delays redevelopment of a building, it

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Rhode Island attorney general says daily fantasy sports legal under state law; DFS remain illegal in other states – Lawyer Herald


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Rhode Island attorney general says daily fantasy sports legal under state law; DFS remain illegal in other states
Lawyer Herald
DFS are pronounced legal under the law in Rhode Island, reported Star Tribune. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin said that DFS make use of both chance and skill, and are therefore legitimate. The state's legislators have put forward a new law to license …
RI Attorney General says daily fantasy sports are legal under current lawWHDH-TV
Rhode Island attorney general: Daily fantasy sports legalTurn to 10
RI AG: Daily Fantasy Sports Are Legal in RIPatch.com
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City law firms charging up to £1100 an hour – The Guardian


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City law firms charging up to £1100 an hour
The Guardian
“In nominal terms the top City of London law firms charge almost the same amount per hour as their American legal cousins except that the UK firms charge their clients in sterling. “Those seeking to comply with UK legal procedure are forced to pay
Law firms accused of rigging the market through lack of transparency about their feesDaily Mail
Top City law firms accused of restricting access to justice by charging up to £1100 an hourThe Independent
Top London Lawyers Now Cost More Than £1000 Per HourBloomberg

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Legal decision casts doubt on Maryland’s assault weapons ban – Washington Post


Washington Post
Legal decision casts doubt on Maryland's assault weapons ban
Washington Post
Chief Judge William B. Traxler Jr., writing for the majority, found that the Maryland law “significantly burdens the exercise of the right to arm oneself at home” and should have been analyzed using a more stringent legal standard. [Read the full 4th
Appeals Court Says Maryland Gun Law Should Face Tougher ReviewWall Street Journal (blog)

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Erie County lawmakers to sort through conflicting legal opinions regarding microbead law – Buffalo News

Erie County lawmakers to sort through conflicting legal opinions regarding microbead law
Buffalo News
A section of the county microbead ban law states the county law is “null and void” if the state or federal government passes a law with “substantially similar provisions.” County Attorney Michael Siragusa, however, issued a legal opinion saying the

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