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  1. Voting rights lawsuit filed over Texas statewide judicial electionsRead the original story

    18 min ago | Off the Kuff

    The Texas Supreme Court and Court of Criminal Appeals are the two highest courts in the state and decide critical issues of state civil and criminal law, respectively. "Courts in the state of Texas should reflect the diversity of the communities they serve," said Kristen Clarke, president and executive director of the Lawyers' Committee.

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  2. Kaine Provides Clinton Ticket With More Lobbying, Fundraising TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Roll Call

    ... private-sector practices include Lawrence Roberts, a partner in the Tysons Corner, Virginia, office of the lobby and law firm Venable. Roberts served as campaign chairman of Kaine's 2005 gubernatorial and 2012 senatorial bids. He was also chief of ...

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  3. G-III to Acquire Donna Karan International from LVMHRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Digital Post Production

    III Apparel Group, Ltd. , a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of branded apparel and accessories, and LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton , the worlds leading high quality products group, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which G-III will acquire Donna Karan International, Inc., parent of the Donna Karan and DKNY brands and owned by LVMH, in a transaction with an enterprise value of $650 million, subject to customary adjustments at closing. The transaction is expected to close in late 2016 or early 2017.

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  4. University settles lawsuit over Divinity Caf nameRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Chronicle

    ... decided not to pay an increased annual commission to the University. At the time, Bon Vivant also operated a cafe in the Law School, which closed in June 2014. Hall and Bon Vivant filed a lawsuit in August 2013 against Core Catering, alleging the ...

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  5. Jho Low, pictured last year at his office in Central, Hong Kong, is...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    When US prosecutors moved this week to seize US$1 billion in assets they say were stolen from Malaysian development fund 1MDB, they detailed a money flow through a New York law firm that renews questions about whether a lack of regulations on US lawyers encourages money laundering by their clients. Money allegedly stolen from the investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad was used to buy luxury assets and to finance a high-flying lifestyle, prosecutors said.

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  6. Duterte's war: Big kill of small fry, puny drugs haul, defies PNP rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Inside Pcij

    ... rights or tried in court. Or even, that they had been killed by those who are supposed to protect them and enforce the law. Perhaps, she wrote, those who kill are drug pushers, too. Indeed, a pall of death has cloaked the nation in mixed glee, ...

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  7. Clarksville Weekly Market Snapshot from Frazier Allen for the week of July 24th, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

    The economic data calendar was thin and reports were of little consequence for the markets. As expected, the European Central Bank left short-term interest rates unchanged and did not alter its asset purchase plans.

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  8. Big 12 Expansion: How would it impact Oregon State Football?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Building The Dam

    This past Tuesday at Big 12 media days, Commissioner Bob Bowlsby announced that the conference's board of directors unanimously voted to explore expansion possibilities and the conference will begin vetting two or four possible candidates. There are numerous Big 12 expansion rumors out there, but it seems that the conference will expand by at least two teams, if not four in the near future.

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  9. Trump Adviser And GOP Congressmen Gave Pro-Trump Interviews To White...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Media Matters for America

    Several members of Congress and a Trump campaign official gave pro-Trump interviews to white nationalist leader James Edwards and his "pro-white" radio show The Political Cesspool during the Republican National Convention. Edwards is a David Duke acolyte and "has probably done more than any of his contemporaries on the American radical right to publicly promote neo-Nazis, Holocaust deniers, raging anti-Semites and other extremists," according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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  10. Mergers-and-acquisitions business slowed in the first half of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Minneapolis headquartered Valspar has agreed to be bought by bigger paint company Sherwin Williams in a deal valued at $11.3 billion. The deal awaits closing, and also must past anti-trust approval, but both sides agreed to it on Sunday.

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  11. More on Web-Impac's voter softwareRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | University of Newcastle

    ... the U.S. government today on behalf of technology creators and researchers to overturn onerous provisions of copyright law that violate the First Amendment. EFF's lawsuit , filed with co-counsel Brian ...

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  12. Weekend tech reading: Sonic is back, GeForce Linux performance showcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | TechSpot

    ... the U.S. government today on behalf of technology creators and researchers to overturn onerous provisions of copyright law that violate the First Amendment. EFF's lawsuit, filed with co-counsel Brian Willen, Stephen Gikow, and Lauren Gallo White of ...

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  13. I had lunch with a right-wing white nationalist group. Here's what I learnedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... I learned over lunch with three young members of the year-old Traditionalist Worker Party, a group the Southern Poverty Law Center has called "virulently racist and anti-Semitic." "If you think about it, most Trump supporters are working-class white ...

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  14. Anavex Presents 31-Week Safety Data from Phase 2a Study of ANAVEX...Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | P&T Community

    Anavex Life Sciences Corp. , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing differentiated therapeutics for the treatment of neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental diseases including Alzheimer's disease, other central nervous system diseases, pain and various types of cancer, today announced data from the first of two posters at the Alzheimer's Association International ConferenceA 2016.

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  15. Property Reserve Inc v. Superior CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FindLaw

    ... testing, the Department proceeded through the specific statutory procedure established by the California Eminent Domain Law (Code Civ. Proc., pt. 3, tit. 7) relating to precondemnation entry and testing. (Code Civ. Proc., A A 1245.010-1245.060.) 1 ...

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  16. Changing mindsets, outlooks amid uproar at Baylor: Q&A with BU regent ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... incompetence, insensitivity or indifference. After a nine-month investigation by the Philadelphia-based Pepper Hamilton law firm, the Baylor University Board of Regents on May 26 demoted Baylor President Ken Starr, suspended with intent to fire head ...

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  17. The rise of black nationalist groups that captivated killers in Dallas, Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... views, and their numbers jumped from 113 groups in 2014 to 180 last year, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks extremism. Ryan Lenz, an SPLC analyst, said that increase has partly been a response to a rise in white supremacist ...

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  18. Ministers' aides in 'new politics' cost a 5m a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    ... memory". Just eight acts have been passed since the Government was formed - and none of them has yet been signed into law by the President. Mr Kelly said he suspected that if additional staff are hired, they will "find themselves very busy doing ...

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  19. 1MDB probe: did lax regulation of lawyers make it easier for funds to be laundered?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    While bankers are A required by law to ask questions about their customers, lawyers are shielded by attorney-client privilege a Malaysian development fund, they detailed a money flow through a New York law firm that renews questions about whether lack of regulation on lawyers encourages money laundering. Money allegedly stolen from the investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad, or 1MDB, was used to buy luxury assets and to finance a high-flying lifestyle, prosecutors said.

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  20. Why former KKK leader David Duke is returning to politicsRead the original story

    Saturday | Yahoo!

    ... NRSC under any circumstance." Duke left his leadership of the Ku Klux Klan in 1979, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center , and in 1981 founded the National Association for the Advancement of White People (NAAWP), the first of several such ...

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