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Georgia judge rules Public.Resource.org cannot print annotations to official state code

Copyright Law Posted Mar 29, 2017 03:00 pm CDT By Victor Li Carl Malamud is the founder of Public.Resource.org. ABA file photo by Tony Avelar. Tweet A federal judge in Georgia has dealt Public.Resource.org another blow. In a Tuesday story … Continue reading

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Former BigLaw partner says he felt like a pawn in securities fraud case after judge tosses claims

Securities Law Posted Mar 29, 2017 02:31 pm CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Tweet A former BigLaw partner says the Securities and Exchange Commission went beyond overzealous enforcement when it filed a civil suit against him that was tossed on … Continue reading

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Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and dreams of recovery from Note 7

By Se Young Lee Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) unveiled its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple Inc (AAPL.O) after the embarrassing withdrawal of the fire-prone Note 7s. Boasting some … Continue reading

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Law firm accused of allowing HOA ballot-rigging blames junior associate it assigned to the matter

Law Firms Posted Mar 29, 2017 12:10 pm CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Tweet A lawyer with a Nevada law firm argued in a malpractice trial on Tuesday that a first-year associate was to blame for allowing rigged elections at … Continue reading

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Check out the first submissions for our Peeps in Law 2017: Rogue Peep contest (gallery)

Law in Peepular Culture Posted Mar 29, 2017 11:35 am CDT By Lee Rawles Tweet The first entries for our ninth annual Peeps in Law diorama contest have arrived! Check out the gallery below to see who your competition is … Continue reading

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Santander to pay $22 million to resolve subprime auto loan probes

A woman walks past Santander bank branch in Rio de Janeiro October 7, 2009. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

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Federal judge approves $97M settlement to replace lead water pipes in Flint

Environmental Law Posted Mar 29, 2017 10:55 am CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Tweet A federal judge on Tuesday approved a settlement in which the state of Michigan will disburse up to $97 million to replace lead water pipes in … Continue reading

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OPEC compliance with oil curbs rises in March as UAE joins cut: survey

Vehicles queue for petrol at an Emarat gas station in Dubai June 23, 2011. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh

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China's first-quarter GDP growth seen at 6.8 percent: government think tank

A Chinese flag is seen near a construction site in Beijing’s central business area, China, January 17, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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New York’s ban on surcharges for credit card use is a regulation of speech, Supreme Court says

U.S. Supreme Court Posted Mar 29, 2017 09:55 am CDT By Debra Cassens Weiss Tweet A law prohibiting merchants from imposing surcharges for credit card use—while allowing discounts for cash purchases—is a speech regulation that should be examined under the … Continue reading

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