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Southern Poverty Law Center Gets Up Close to White Supramacist Extremists

When Ron Edwards showed up for a trial brought a number of years ago by attorneys from Southern Poverty Law Center, the Ku Klux Klan leader had a new tattoo on his head.

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Related Topix: Southern Poverty Law Center

2 hrs ago | Minnesota Lawyer

Kathleen Edmond joins RKMC as of Cousel

Kathleen Edmond has joined the law firm of Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi as of Counsel with the business litigation group in Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: Robins Kaplan Miller and Ciresi, Minneapolis, MN

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Law.com

Airbnb Argues AG Subpoenas for Client Data Are 'Overbroad'

New York state's attorney general has made an "overbroad" demand for information about Airbnb's clients and their customers, a lawyer for the online lodging service told an Albany Supreme Court judge Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Kaplan, Education, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton and Garrison, Garrison, NY

CBS 3 Springfield

Couples file lawsuit challenging Georgia's same-sex marriage ban

On Tuesday, Lambda Legal, on behalf of their clients, filed a lawsuit challenging Georgia's constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: Georgia, White and Case, Gay/Lesbian, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Lucianne.com

SPLC Launches Hysterical Attackon Critics of UN Agenda 21

The self-styled "civil rights" organization Southern Poverty Law Center, which despite mounting controversy maintains some links to government agencies, released a bizarre and factually challenged screed attacking critics and opponents of the deeply controversial United Nations plot known as Agenda 21. Apparently unfamiliar with the definition of ... (more)

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Sys-Con Media

Manatt Expands Top Healthcare Practice With Addition Of Health Privacy Lawyer

McGraw comes to Manatt from the Center for Democracy & Technology , where she served as director of the Health Privacy Project.

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Related Topix: Manatt Phelps and Phillips, Non-Profit, Health Care Policy, Health

Adotas

Video Q&A: eXelate CEO Mark Zagorski on Data & Digital Ad Trends

Video correspondent Mari White recently interviewed eXelate CEO Mark Zagorski on digital ad topics ranging from programmatic, mobile and video to the value of strong creative - all through a Big Data lens.

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Related Topix: eXelate, The Data Company, Marketing, Media Buying

Dallas Blog

Bill Gates Stops Common Core Big Data Project

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is facing growing criticism for endorsing Bill Gates' Common Core Big Data Initiative.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Bill Gates, Florida, Florida Government, Jeb Bush, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Mon Apr 21, 2014

JD Journal

Lease at Premier Rockefeller Center Location signed by White & Case

The powerhouse global law firm White & Case L.L.P. has signed a long-term lease for 440,000 square feet at the Class A tower at 1221 Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan.

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Related Topix: White and Case, New York, NY, Manhattan, NY

ABC News

Jewish Center Shooting Is Latest in Hate Group Surge

Frazier Glenn Cross , the man who allegedly went on a shooting rampage outside two Jewish community centers in Kansas is a reminder that homegrown hate groups continue to rear their ugly heads, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Southern Poverty Law Center

KMIZ

Obama names new White House counsel

The President thanked Ruemmler for her service, called her a close friend and said he would continue to seek her counsel.

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Related Topix: Kirkland and Ellis, Rod Blagojevich, Illinois, US Governors, Illinois Government

National Public Radio

Clinton White House Lawyer Named Top Obama Counsel

President Barack Obama is naming a prominent white collar defense attorney and veteran of president Bill Clinton's White House as his new top lawyer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Kirkland and Ellis

CBS News

Obama names W. Neil Eggleston next White House counsel

Neil Eggleston, left, watches on as his client, former White House Political Affairs Director Sara Taylor, testifies during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in 2007.

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Related Topix: New Times, Publishing, Media, Kirkland and Ellis

Business Journal

Washington Post aside, Reed Smith ruled out new building options to stay at One Franklin Square

Reed Smith LLP considered a range of options, including new construction, for its D.C. office before deciding to recommit through 2027 at One Franklin Square.

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Related Topix: Reed Smith, Washington Post, Publishing, Shaw (Washington, DC)

Newsalert

Law firm advises how to cut legal bills

Crain's Chicago Business reports: Companies are slashing legal costs left and right, with consultants lining up to show them how.

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Related Topix: Seyfarth Shaw, Cedar Rapids, IA

Canada NewsWire

Linda DeBruin To Join Textura as Chief Intellectual Property Counsel

"As we continue to grow and succeed, protection of our intellectual property rights will become increasingly important.

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Related Topix: Kirkland and Ellis, Construction

The Daily Caller

Former Democratic lawyer goes after the IRS [VIDEO]

A former Democratic lawyer and pre-eminent expert on political advocacy and election law has a lot to say about the IRS scandal in this Daily Caller interview.

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Related Topix: Foley and Lardner, Conservative Political News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Washington Post

D.C. law firm leaders prioritize lateral hiring

Two major law firms this month appointed new leaders of their Washington offices: New York-based Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, which has about 200 attorneys in the District, appointed securities lawyer Jeff Grill to D.C. managing partner; and Richmond-based Hunton & Williams appointed antitrust attorney David Higbee to lead its 140-attorney ... (more)

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Related Topix: Shaw (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Hunton and Williams

Lincoln Daily News

Racist Online Forums Linked To Deadly U.S. Hate Crimes: Rights Group

A white supremacist charged with killing three people near two Jewish community facilities in suburban Kansas City this week posted more than 12,000 messages on a racist website which carries the slogan "No Jews, Just Right," according to an organization that tracks hate groups.

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Related Topix: Southern Poverty Law Center

Free Republic

Is there an ethics investigation in Rep. Cummings’ future...

"[Cummings] announced within 30 days after the IRS scandal that "Whoops, all this investigation is over, and we don't need to be doing anything more on that,' and he has done everything he can do to thwart and obstruct this investigation," Mitchell said.

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Related Topix: Foley and Lardner, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa

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