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22 min ago | Alabama Live

'Crazy' to sue Alabama over prisons? It was regrettable but necessary, lawyer says

Maria Morris, managing attorney for the Southern Poverty Law Center, announces a federal lawsuit against the Alabama Department of Corrections alleging that the system violates federal law by ignoring inmates' medical and mental health needs.


Related Topix: Southern Poverty Law Center, Robert Bentley, US Governors, Orange Beach, AL

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

Robins Kaplan lawyers, spouses injured in car wreck

Three partners at Minneapolis-based law firm Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi were hurt in a weekend car crash while driving to the annual partners meeting at Gull Lake, attorney Mike Ciresi told the Star Tribune .


Related Topix: Robins Kaplan Miller and Ciresi

4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

3 partners in Ciresi law firm among 7 hurt in Brainerd area car crash

The attorneys were attending the annual partners meeting at Madden's on Gull Lake for the law firm of Robins, Kaplan, Miller and Ciresi, when the crash occurred.


Related Topix: Brainerd, MN, Robins Kaplan Miller and Ciresi, Crow Wing County, MN

5 hrs ago | JD Journal

Zillow Merges with Trulia for $3.5 Billion

Zillow and Trulia, after nine years of competition in the online real estate community, have decided to merge and combine their efforts.


Related Topix: Zillow, Shearman and Sterling, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, Startups, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

7 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

Teacher Tenure Fight Comes to New York City

Seven parents filed a lawsuit with New York State Supreme Court on Monday seeking to overturn teacher tenure laws that they said prevent their children from receiving a "sound basic education" that is guaranteed by New York State's constitution.


Related Topix: Kirkland and Ellis, Kings College

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

2 Pittsburghers on Reed Smith's senior management team

Reed Smith LLP, one of Pittsburgh's largest law firms and biggest private companies, Monday announced the seven members of its senior management team.


Related Topix: Reed Smith

16 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Euro inflation seen testing ECB patience as stimulus takes time

When the European Central Bank unleashed a stimulus barrage in June, it cautioned that the economy would take some time to respond.


Related Topix: Financial Services, European Central Bank, Banking, The Data Company, Financial Markets

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Alabama Live

Alabama prisoners claim they face retaliation for filing lawsuit over medical care

Cells in the infirmary hall at Julia Tutwiler Prison Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in Elmore County near Wetumpka, Ala.


Related Topix: Prison, Elmore County, AL, Wetumpka, AL, Southern Poverty Law Center

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Board members meet to discuss fate of Market Basket

Market Basket board members gathered at the Boston offices of the Ropes & Gray law firm to mull the future of the embattled supermarket chain and evaluate several offers to purchase company, including one from ousted chief executive Arthur T. Demoulas.


Related Topix: Ropes and Gray, Boston, MA, Banking, JP Morgan Chase

Hispanic Business

Greenberg Traurig Hosts Women, Business and the Law 2014 Roundtable Event

The event was hosted by , presented the findings from a report examining laws and regulations that impact women's opportunities to work worldwide.


Related Topix: Greenberg Traurig

Fri Jul 25, 2014

JD Supra

Have Accelerators Reached Saturation Point?

A few weeks ago, I attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new MassChallenge accelerator space.


Related Topix: MassChallenge, Hopkinton, MA, Foley and Lardner, Hult International Business School

Hispanic Business

'Data Protection, Key to Attaining Knowledge-Based Economy'

They described data as useful information necessary for the growth of organisations.


Related Topix: The Data Company, Knowledge Management

Columbia Journalism Review

Journalists subpoenaed in 'pink-slime' suit

At least four journalists and a writer have been ordered to hand over documents to attorneys representing the largest manufacturer of "pink slime," the latest development in Beef Products Inc.'s $1.2-billion defamation lawsuit against ABC News and others.


Related Topix: Journalism, Food Science, Winston and Strawn


Unshackle Your Big Data

Without context, "big data," a phrase that has entered into almost every boardroom and earnings call in the last few years, is nothing but an empty umbrella term.


Related Topix: The Data Company, Social Software

Business Journal

Pillsbury Winthrop on the move, 175 new apartments and demo in Chinatown

Happy Friday and welcome do your daily roundup of notable D.C. building permits.


Related Topix: Pillsbury Winthrop

Business Journal

Stephen Scheve

Stephen Scheve, a partner at Reed Smith LLP, has been nominated as a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America .


Related Topix: Reed Smith

Lebanon Democrat

Groups sue TennCare

Three legal advocacy organizations filed a federal class action lawsuit Wednesday against TennCare, Tennessee's Medicaid program, saying that the state has "broken a decades-old promise to its most vulnerable residents" by implementing new policies the groups say deprive thousands of eligible people -- including newborns, pregnant women and the ... (more)


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Tennessee, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Southern Poverty Law Center

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Power Line

Pro bono law morphs into left-wing lawfare

Do you remember Shirley Sherrod? She's the former Department of Agriculture official caught on camera saying she denied a white farmer the full measure of benefits she could have given him, before later describing how she ended up rejecting this racist approach to her job.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Kirkland and Ellis, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

JD Journal

Matthew D. Rinaldi Joins Dallas Office of Dykema

One of the nation's leading law firms, Dykema, has announced via a press release that Matthew D. Rinaldi has joined the firm in its Dallas office.


Related Topix: Gibson Dunn and Crutcher

Government Executive

Procurement Chief Nominee Stresses Acquisition Training, Contractor Price Data

President Obama's choice to administer the White House Office of Federal Procurement Policy would seek to enhance the expertise of the government's in-house acquisition workforce while gathering better interagency data on past prices paid for products and contractor services.


Related Topix: The Data Company, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, Democrat, Outsourcing


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