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  • GOP told to repay Steele

    GOP told to repay Steele
    State elections officials have told the financially strapped Maryland Republican Party that it must repay $77,500 that Michael S. Steele, now the national GOP chairman, transferred to it in an apparent violation of campaign finance laws. The state...
  • Possible candidates

    SAMUEL ALITO Age: 55 School: Yale Law School Background:: Deputy assistant attorney general under President Ronald Reagan, U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey. Currently: Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit (appointed 1990)....
  • Miers chosen for court

    Washington // President Bush named his trusted White House counsel Harriet E. Miers, a Texas native with no experience as a judge, to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, sparking an outcry among conservative activists who had hoped...
  • Out of loss, a struggle for meaning

    The No. 7 elevated train clanks and squeals along the rooftops of Queens, scattering pigeons on the way past Shea Stadium, sliding by graffiti on brick and rusty steel. The riders, a polyglot mix, study textbooks, argue into cell phones, chat in Korean,...
  • Ireland shakes up fund rules in bid to improve management

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Investment funds based in Ireland will no longer have to hire Irish residents as directors under a central bank plan to improve oversight of one of the global fund industry's biggest hubs. Thousands of funds worth an estimated 1.5...
  • Joe Biden, rebuked by Jewish group, apologizes, then refers to 'Orient'

    Vice President Joe Biden, a boisterous political figure who has often needed to walk back comments, apologized Wednesday for using the term "Shylocks" in a recent speech.  Speaking at the Legal Services Corporation in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, ...
  • Virtual Court: Video Game Could Help Litigants Who Don't Have A Lawyer

    Virtual Court: Video Game Could Help Litigants Who Don't Have A Lawyer
    In the online world, would-be pilots pretend to land airplanes, medical residents replicate surgeries, and future investors manage fantasy portfolios in a virtual stock exchange in video games designed to simulate actual situations. Now, legal aid...
  • Outside Opinion: Why are there so many creepy lawyer ads?

     Outside Opinion: Why are there so many creepy lawyer ads?
    Attorneys advertising their services — often in emphatic, dramatic tones — have become a staple of television. Why are there so many lawyer TV commercials, and are they beneficial? Here is one of two views: I couldn't sleep recently and...
  • Law Firm With Hartford Office Announces Merger

    Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, an international law firm with an office in Hartford, plans to merge with Locke Lord LLP, the management teams of the two companies jointly announced this week. If approved, the proposed merger would combine the two firms into...
  • Price tag for Detroit's bankruptcy law firm hits $26 million

    (Reuters) - The law firm shepherding Detroit through the biggest-ever municipal bankruptcy has charged the city just over $26 million, according to a report on Monday from a court-appointed fee examiner. The supplemental report adds $3 million in fees...
  • Judge Belvin Perry to join John Morgan law firm

    Judge Belvin Perry to join John Morgan law firm
    Many court observers have been wondering what one of America's most famous judges -- Belvin Perry -- would do after his recent retirement. The answer: Go back to work ... for one of Florida's most famous trial lawyers: John Morgan. Morgan confirmed...
  • HOA Reserve Accounts: What Are You Missing?

    HOA Reserve Accounts:  What Are You Missing?  Blog sponsored by Becker & Poliakoff Maintenance repair and replacement of the common areas of a community can be quite costly, and reserve accounts can be a great planning tool for the forward-thinking...