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Two Cell Phone Videos Put Florida Police Conduct into Question http://ow.ly/2Vgw3o
Two South Florida officers have been recorded brutalizing arrestees.
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Yale Law School to Use New Grading System - Summary: Yale Law School has announced changes to its unique grading system, a move that is receiving mixed responses from students and faculty. According to the Yale Daily News, last week, Yale Law School Dean Robert Post sent an email to students stating that the Grading Review Committee had approved two proposals that would change the school’s grading system. Currently, the law school uses a tertiary grading system for the ... http://ow.ly/2VfQei
Yale Law School has announced changes to its unique grading system, a move that is receiving mixed responses from students and faculty.
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Gross Revenue at Paul Hastings Passes $1 Billion in 2014 - Summary: In 2014, gross revenue at Paul Hastings surpassed the $1 billion mark for the first time in the history of the firm.  Gross revenue at Paul Hastings for 2014 climbed past the $1 billion milestone for the first time in the history of the firm, according to The Am Law Daily. At the firm, revenue per lawyer jumped by eight percent to $1.15 million and profits per partner jumped by 8.5 percent to $2.36 mill... http://ow.ly/2VfrA1
In 2014, gross revenue at Paul Hastings surpassed the billion mark for the first time in the history of the firm.
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Quarles & Brady Receives Three 2015 International Client Choice Awards http://ow.ly/2Vd4Mm
Three partners from Quarles & Brady have been named recipients of the 2015 International Client Choice Award.
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Lawsuit Between Baker Botts and Asarco Heads to Supreme Court http://ow.ly/2Vd4Mn
The legal battle between mining company Asarco and law firm Baker Botts has reached the Supreme Court.
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Former Governor Thompson Retires from Winston & Strawn - Summary: After 25 years with Winston & Strawn, James R. Thompson will retire from his position as senior chairman. According to Chicago Business, James R. Thompson, the former governor of Illinois, announced yesterday that he will be retiring from his position as senior chairman at Winston & Strawn on January 31, 2016. The 78-year-old attorney has been with the law firm for 25 years. He was named chairman in 193 a... http://ow.ly/2Va5WO
After 25 years with Winston & Strawn, James R. Thompson will retire from his position as senior chairman.
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Man Arrested for Disturbing Hatchet Attack on Attorney - Summary: A man has been arrested in connection with a violent attack on a Massachusetts attorney. According to the Patriot Ledger, a Quincy, Massachusetts man has been arrested for a disturbing attack on a local attorney. Police believe that Michael A. Kelly, 53, attacked the attorney on Tuesday because the attorney was representing a relative of Kelly’s in an ongoing probate court case. Earlier this year, a Queen... http://ow.ly/2VfQeh
A man has been arrested in connection with a violent attack on a Massachusetts attorney.
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South Korea Strikes Down Adultery Law - Summary: South Korea has defeated a 62-year-old law against adultery, making it legal in the country.  The Constitutional Court of South Korea legalized adultery on Thursday, according to The New York Times. The law was 62-years-old and came with two years in prison if convicted. The court cited the changing sexual mores of the country and a push for individual rights as to why the law was defeated. Five of the nine justices on th... http://ow.ly/2VfrA2
South Korea has defeated a 62-year-old law against adultery, making it legal in the country.
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‘Green Rush’ Begins in Washington, D.C. - Summary: Recreational marijuana is now legal in Washington, D.C. leading many to explore the limits of the new laws. According to Reuters, the possession of small amounts of pot became legal in Washington, D.C. today. Many have said that a “green rush” has been triggered, although local officials and members of Congress continue to disagree over the new standards in the nation’s capital. Washington joins Colorado, Alaska, and Wa... http://ow.ly/2Vd4Ml
Recreational marijuana is now legal in Washington, D.C. leading many to explore the limits of the new laws.
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New Dean Named at Washington and Lee School of Law - Summary: A new dean has been named at Washington and Lee University School of Law as Brant Hellwig takes over in July of this year.   Brant Hellwig has been appointed as the new dean of the Washington and Lee University School of Law, according to a press release from the school. The appointment was made by University President Kenneth P. Ruscio and Hellwig takes over the position on July 1, 2015. Hellwig takes over f... http://ow.ly/2Vd4Mo
A new dean has been named at Washington and Lee University School of Law as Brant Hellwig takes over in July of this year.
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Purina Dog Food Questioned in Class-Action Lawsuit - Summary: Purina is facing a lawsuit claiming their Beneful dog food is toxic. Purina is once again facing a class-action lawsuit over the quality of their pet food. They are hoping to have it once again dismissed. Specifically, Nestle Purina PetCare Company is defending its Beneful dog food, which pet owner Frank Lucido, of California, is claiming poisoned his dogs, making two sick and killing the third. While the sui... http://ow.ly/2VaSja
Purina is facing a lawsuit claiming their Beneful dog food is toxic.
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Jury Decides Apple Must Pay $533 Million for Patent Infringement http://ow.ly/2Va5WN
Apple must pay over 0 million to a company that claimed it infringed several of its patents.
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