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1 hr ago | JD Journal

Founder of Wachtell Lipton, Leonard M. Rosen, Passes Away

The founder of the Wachtell, Lipton Rosen & Katz law firm, Leonard M. Rosen, passed away at the age of 83 on Wednesday.

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5 hrs ago | Washington Times

Ala school admits immigrant student

The Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center says Fort Payne schools allowed the Mexican-born 17-year-old to begin attending classes after he was turned away twice from Fort Payne High School.

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Related Topix: Southern Poverty Law Center, Fort Payne, AL, Immigration Reform, Social Security, Personal Finance

9 hrs ago | JD Journal

Greenberg Traurig Adds Lori Nugent to Privacy & Data Security Group

International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has added shareholder Lori S. Nugent to its Privacy & Data Security and Intellectual Property & Technology practice groups.

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11 hrs ago | JD Journal

White & Case Signs 440, 000 Sq Ft Lease for New York Office

White & Case LLP, one of the oldest and most prestigious law firms in New York has signed the lease for a 440,000 sq ft new office at 1221 Avenue of the Americas, the Rockefeller Group has announced.

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15 hrs ago | Religion News Service

Charles C. Haynes a " Wake-up call in Kansas: Anti-Semitism is alive and dangerous in America

"I hate all Jews" was Frazier Glenn Miller's mantra, repeated time and again by the well-known white supremacist at rallies, in publications and on the Internet over a period of many years.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Prison, Southern Poverty Law Center

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Nation

Is Chris Christie Gaining Traction for 2016?

Since the release of the self-commissioned investigative report by Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, a law firm run by an ally, Governor Christie has fought to stabilize his political future, and he's taken steps to restart his 2016 presidential bid.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Gibson Dunn and Crutcher, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network

ABC News

Racist Website Called 'Murder Capital of the Internet'

Nine men who were allegedly prolific posters on the white supremacist website Stormfront were responsible for killing almost 100 people over the past five years, according to a report released today by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Southern Poverty Law Center, Aurora, MO

Examiner.com

Kimba Wood: Jewish baby girls are a reason to celebrate

Today we will be looking at Kimba Wood an American Federal judge for the Southern District of New York.

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Related Topix: Davis Polk and Wardwell

Rediff.com

EXCLUSIVE: Rashtrapati Bhavan gears up to welcome new govt

Preparations are on a war footing at Rashtrapati Bhavan in anticipation of the formation of a new government next month.

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Related Topix: The Data Company

JD Journal

James Snell Joins Perkins Coie from Bingham McCutchen

James G. Snell, the co-chair of Bingham McCutchen's Intellectual Property Group and also that of the Privacy & Security Group has left the law firm to join as a partner in the Privacy & Security practice of Perkins Coie.

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Related Topix: Perkins Coie, Palo Alto, CA, Email Spam

RedState

SEIU Petitions Obama-NLRB To Unionize Left's Media Matters

Over the years, the Left-wing Media Matters has taken it upon itself to criticize the "Right" for its opposition to unions' attempt to effectively eliminate workers' right to secret-ballot elections on whether or not to unionize.

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Related Topix: Perkins Coie

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Lake Elsinore: White-power karaoke preceded knifing at bar

A man arrested following a knife attack at a Lake Elsinore bar had been drunk, shirtless and belting out white-power-themed karaoke songs Sunday, April 13, before a fight broke out, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Lake Elsinore, CA, Southern Poverty Law Center, Riverside County, CA

KVOR-AM Colorado Springs

Lawyers Who Cleared Christie Donated to RGA Before Report Released

The law firm that wrote the Chris Christie-sponsored report clearing the governor of any wrongdoing in the New Jersey bridge scandal made a sizable donation to the Republican Governors Association, which Christie heads, days before the report's release.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Gibson Dunn and Crutcher

JD Journal

Morrison & Foerster Adds Shirin Tang to Singapore Office

The law firm of Morrison & Foerster announced via a press release on Wednesday that it has added Shirin Tang as a corporate partner at the firm's office in Singapore.

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Morrison and Foerster

Washington Times

Traffic scandal firm donated to Christie-led group

The law firm that concluded New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had no involvement of shutting down traffic lanes for political retribution has given $10,000 to a national political group where he is chairman.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Gibson Dunn and Crutcher

JD Journal

Simon Miller Moves from Thompson Hine to Blank Rome

Blank Rome LLP has announced that Simon J.K. Miller has joined the law firm as a partner in its corporate litigation group.

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JD Journal

Perkins Coie Welcomes Julie L. Hussey to Expanding San Diego Office

Perkins Coie is happy to introduce, Julie L. Hussey as a new partner in the San Diego office, in the Product Liability practice.

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Related Topix: Perkins Coie, Mississippi University for Women

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Final Call

Don't mention Louis Farrakhan's name in concert with murderers or accused murderers

The news cycle April 14 was filled with reports of the murders of three people in Overland Park, Kan., that we condemn and all self-respecting and civilized people would repudiate.

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Related Topix: Overland Park, KS, Violent Crime, Life, Holidays, Passover, Southern Poverty Law Center, Opinion

NewsFactor

Twitter Acquires Data Analyzer Gnip

Gnip was the first official reseller of Twitter data, and the first to provide access to the full archive of public tweets.

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Related Topix: Twitter, The Data Company, Startups, Facebook, Blog News

ABA Journal

Jenner & Block names Terrence Truax as new managing partner

One week after Jenner & Block's managing partner Susan Levy announced her departure from the firm she had led since 2008 , the Chicago-based firm has a new leader.

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Related Topix: Jenner and Block, Banking, Financial Services, Northern Trust

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