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Justice Scalia’s Legacy of Laughs

Justice Scalia’s Legacy of Laughs | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it

Justice Antonin Scalia will be remembered for how much he shaped conservative legal thought. His long career on the bench was also remarkable for often he made people chuckle.

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Cyclist's death spurs calls for driving law changes - DesMoinesRegister.com

Cyclist's death spurs calls for driving law changes - DesMoinesRegister.com | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
“We will take action soon to find out why the legal system failed,” Sumpter wrote in a Tuesday post that got 355 “likes.
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NRA sues Seattle over 'gun violence tax', says it violates state law - Q13 FOX

NRA sues Seattle over 'gun violence tax', says it violates state law - Q13 FOX | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
SEATTLE -- The National Riffle Association is suing the city of Seattle over its new "gun violence tax." The lawsuit filled Monday morning in King County accuses the city of violating the state's C...
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Law Schools Fight Bar Association Over How Graduates' Jobs Are Counted - Wall Street Journal

Law Schools Fight Bar Association Over How Graduates' Jobs Are Counted - Wall Street Journal | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
Some law schools have been paying to place graduates in positions, giving them a boost in a national ranking. But the American Bar Association is tightening the rules on how such jobs are defined.
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Sailing Beyond the Rule of Law - New York Times

Sailing Beyond the Rule of Law - New York Times | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
How can law and order be brought to the high seas, as crime, piracy and pollution are rampant?
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House Republicans Vote To Penalize Local Law Enforcement Over Immigration Policies - Huffington Post

House Republicans Vote To Penalize Local Law Enforcement Over Immigration Policies - Huffington Post | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- If House Republicans get their way, cities and counties would either need to cooperate fully with immigration enforcement or lose federal grants for their police forces.
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UN Concerned About Canada's New Anti-Terror Law - ABC News

UN Concerned About Canada's New Anti-Terror Law - ABC News | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
A United Nations human rights body raised concerns Thursday about Canada's new anti-terror legislation, saying it could run afoul of international human rights standards.
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Ireland passes law allowing trans people to choose their legal gender - The Guardian

Ireland passes law allowing trans people to choose their legal gender - The Guardian | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
Gender recognition bill will eliminate need for medical or state intervention and comes months after the country voted for same-sex marriage
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Charleston Shooting Prosecutor Hit With Ethics Violations ... - Above the Law - Above the Law

Charleston Shooting Prosecutor Hit With Ethics Violations ... - Above the Law - Above the Law | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
Amid reports that the prosecutor in charge of the Charleston shooting case earned disciplinary action, a FOIA request seeks all prior complaints and actions against her.
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The Lesser Known Strategy to Avoiding Costly Legal Disputes in the Courtroom - Entrepreneur

The Lesser Known Strategy to Avoiding Costly Legal Disputes in the Courtroom - Entrepreneur | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
With a 'when in doubt – sue' society, this tactic can help avoid expensive legal bills.
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City of Portland walks tightrope in revising its new wage law - The Portland ... - Press Herald

City of Portland walks tightrope in revising its new wage law - The Portland ... - Press Herald | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
Facing different legal interpretations of the tip credit in Maine's statute, councilors could invite lawsuits if their fix to the $10.10 minimum deviates from state requirements.
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Your Questions About the Supreme Court’s Term, Answered

Your Questions About the Supreme Court’s Term, Answered | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court adjourned for the summer this week, after issuing decisions on employment discrimination, civil rights and the environment.
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Business Won Big, Lost Big At Supreme Court This Term - Forbes

Business Won Big, Lost Big At Supreme Court This Term - Forbes | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
Big business won some major victories at the Supreme Court this year, but also suffered some serious losses.
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A Reminder From John Oliver: Most States Still Lack LGBT Anti-Discrimination Laws - TakePart

A Reminder From John Oliver: Most States Still Lack LGBT Anti-Discrimination Laws - TakePart | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
The 'Last Week Tonight' host counts the many ways equal rights are still not guaranteed in America.
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BigLaw No Longer Hold The Upper Edge For Client Litigation Needs - JDJournal.com

BigLaw No Longer Hold The Upper Edge For Client Litigation Needs - JDJournal.com | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
Litigation boutiques are becoming the go to place for clients over BigLaw because the attorneys are often highly qualified former BigLaw partners.
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Why Social Media Matters for Law Firms - Bloomberg Big Law Business

Why Social Media Matters for Law Firms - Bloomberg Big Law Business | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
Editor’s Note: The author of this post is the chair of Baker & McKenzie. His Twitter handle is @eduardo_c_leite. By Eduardo C.
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The Money Impact of the Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Ruling - US News - US ... - U.S. News & World Report

The Money Impact of the Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Ruling - US News - US ... - U.S. News & World Report | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
A look at how Social Security, taxes and other financial matters will now affect same-sex couples.
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Federal Appeals Court Begs Supreme Court To Overrule Roe v. Wade | ThinkProgress - ThinkProgress

Federal Appeals Court Begs Supreme Court To Overrule Roe v. Wade | ThinkProgress - ThinkProgress | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
While a three-judge panel reluctantly concludes that existing Supreme Court precedent requires them to strike down an anti-abortion law, they devote the bulk of their opinion to an extended attack on what remains of Roe v.
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Law lets certified troops carry concealed handguns - USA Today - USA TODAY

Law lets certified troops carry concealed handguns - USA Today - USA TODAY | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
Even as the debate rages about whether, where and when service members should be allowed to carry weapons, some troops already are permitted to carry concealed handguns even if their state does not have a concealed-carry law.
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Special court to handle veterans - Indiana Gazette

Special court to handle veterans - Indiana Gazette | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
Indiana County has joined a growing number of Pennsylvania counties that offer special diversionary programs to help military veterans who face minor charges in the court system.
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Netflix Scores Victory in Rovi Patent Litigation | Variety - Variety

Netflix Scores Victory in Rovi Patent Litigation | Variety - Variety | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
Netflix won a key victory in its ongoing patent-infringement litigation with entertainment-tech firm Rovi, as a U.S. federal judge ruled Wednesday that the five Rovi-owned patents at issue were inv...
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Exclusive remedy litigation heads to Florida Supreme Court | Business Insurance - Business Insurance

Exclusive remedy litigation heads to Florida Supreme Court | Business Insurance - Business Insurance | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
Business Insurance Exclusive remedy litigation heads to Florida Supreme Court | Business Insurance Business Insurance Workers comp professionals expect the Florida Supreme Court to dismiss an appeal of a ruling that overturned a judge's...
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After Gay Marriage Ruling, Tensions, Questions Ripple in States With Bans

After Gay Marriage Ruling, Tensions, Questions Ripple in States With Bans | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
The central battle over gay marriage is over, put to rest by last month's Supreme Court ruling declaring laws banning it to be unconstitutional.
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Hot job: Law profession is growing rapidly in Indiana - Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis Star

Hot job: Law profession is growing rapidly in Indiana - Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis Star | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
Lawyers enjoy a variety of specialties and career opportunities.
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How the Supreme Court Could Doom Teachers Unions - U.S. News & World Report

How the Supreme Court Could Doom Teachers Unions - U.S. News & World Report | Best Future Lawyers | Scoop.it
How a Supreme Court case could cripple teachers unions.
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