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36 min ago | 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

The Indianapolis Star

Top Workplaces: Indianapolis region has steadily improved in rankings

For the fourth time in six years, Barnes & Thornburg ranked No. 1 among large companies in this year's WorkplaceDynamics survey of top workplaces in Indianapolis.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Barnes and Thornburg, Central, IN

The Indianapolis Star

No. 1 in large companies: Barnes & ThornburgNo. 1 in large companies: ...

Paula Pogue , Robert Grand and Laura Miller are seen in the newly remodeled lobby at Barnes & Thornburg's Downtown office..

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Related Topix: Barnes and Thornburg, Indianapolis, IN

The Baxter Bulletin

Law Center: 22 hate, patriot, militia groups in Ozarks

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, in Montgomery, Ala., there were 22 hate, patriot or militia groups active in the Ozarks in 2013.

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Related Topix: Southern Poverty Law Center

Journal Gazette

Speech insufficient to halt home-grown terror

He went to prison in the 1980s for weapons charges and for plotting to kill Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Prison, Southern Poverty Law Center, Terrorism

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Newms360.com

Rheta Johnson: Making hay of hate in legislation

Mississippi, my adopted home state, place that I love, is reverting to its old ways, which many of us who live here had believed and hoped to be in the distant past.

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Related Topix: Southern Poverty Law Center, Opinion

Hispanic Business

Greenberg Traurig's Danielle N. Garno Named Chair-Elect of the...

She will become Chairman on and will serve a one-year term, which the board can vote to extend for a second year.

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Related Topix: Greenberg Traurig, Non-Profit

Russia Taday

White supremacist website 'breeding ground for deranged' - SPLC report

Authorities investigate the scene of a shooting at Village Shalom, an assisted living center in Overland Park, Kansas April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Overland Park, KS, Park, KS, Southern Poverty Law Center

Hispanic Business

5 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named 2014 'Rising Stars' by Law360

According to the publication, the 2014 Rising Stars list includes 163 attorneys under 40, chosen from more than 1,000 entries, whose legal accomplishments belie their age.

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Related Topix: Greenberg Traurig, REIT, Personal Finance

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Record

EDITORIAL: Friend or foe? Christie knew

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is the same law firm that conducted its taxpayer-funded internal investigation of the George Washington Bridge scandal and, to the surprise of absolutely no one, cleared Gov. Chris Christie of wrongdoing.

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Related Topix: Gibson Dunn and Crutcher, Chris Christie, US Governors, Fort Lee, NJ, Hoboken, NJ, Opinion

Crooks and Liars

Michaels Crafts: Almost 3M Customers Hit By Data Breach

Two security firms had found that criminals broke into Michaels's system using "highly sophisticated malware that had not been encountered previously by either of the security firms."

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, The Data Company, US News, Liberal Political News

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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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

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

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

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