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ABA Techshow keynote to harness maverick trio

ABA Techshow Posted Feb 21, 2017 02:15 pm CST By Victor Li Tweet The keynote address for ABA Techshow 2017, traditionally one of the best-attended and most highly anticipated sessions, will not feature one speaker as in years past. Instead, … Continue reading

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ABA will submit judicial rating for SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch

Supreme Court Nominations Posted Feb 21, 2017 01:56 pm CST By Stephanie Francis Ward Judge Neil Gorsuch. Tweet The ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary is in the process of evaluating the U.S. Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil … Continue reading

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Wall Street challenges U.S. regulator over proposed commodities rule

A street sign for Wall Street is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. December 28, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

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Germany's Stuttgart set to ban some diesel cars from city center

Cars pass the respirable dust measuring station at Neckartor in Stuttgart, Germany, January 31, 2017. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

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Deportation priorities will expand to include those convicted of even minor crimes

Immigration Law Posted Feb 21, 2017 11:52 am CST By Debra Cassens Weiss Tweet The federal government will expand an Obama administration policy that prioritized deportations by focusing on those who commit serious crimes, according to guidance memos released on … Continue reading

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Norton Rose and Chadbourne announce merger

Law Firms Posted Feb 21, 2017 10:35 am CST By Debra Cassens Weiss Tweet Norton Rose Fulbright and Chadbourne & Parke announced on Tuesday that they will merge into a firm with more than 4,000 lawyers in 32 countries. In … Continue reading

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ABA president ‘staunchly supports’ the LSC, said to be on a hit list of programs that could be cut

ABA Posted Feb 21, 2017 09:30 am CST By Debra Cassens Weiss ABA President Linda Klein. Photo courtesy of the office of the president. Tweet ABA President Linda A. Klein of Atlanta has issued a statement saying the association “staunchly … Continue reading

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Mayer Brown partner who dealt with personal tragedies backs a flexible path to partnership

Law Firms Posted Feb 21, 2017 08:00 am CST By Debra Cassens Weiss Tweet A Mayer Brown equity partner who advocates for a flexible path to partnership cites her own experience as the reason why it is needed. Joanna Horsnail … Continue reading

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Burger King and Tim Hortons owner to buy Popeyes for $1.8 billion

A popeyes restaurant sign is seen on the intersections of Broadway and New Orleans a cross the street from the John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland November 4, 2015. For many who knew Ben Carson in Baltimore, his U.S. presidential … Continue reading

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Verizon, Yahoo agree to cut deal price by as much as $350 million – WSJ

FILE PHOTO: The Verizon logo is seen on one of their retail stores in San Diego, California, U.S. April 21, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

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