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Wednesday | WCNC-TV Charlotte

Poll: In a sour N.C. Senate race, it's all but a tie

North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan is all but tied with Republican challenger Thom Tillis in a midterm showdown likely to help determine control of the Senate, a USA TODAY/Suffolk University poll finds.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Tar Heel, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Ayer Public Spirit

SJC overturns murder count

Finding fault with jury instructions given by Geraldine Hines, who is now a justice of the Supreme Judicial Court, the SJC on Tuesday vacated a first degree murder conviction from a 2009 slaying, giving prosecutors the option to try the case again or allow a second degree murder conviction to stand.

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Related Topix: Dorchester, MA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Suffolk County, MA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Groong

Mass. Election Politics And Armenian American Voter

MASS. ELECTION POLITICS AND ARMENIAN AMERICAN VOTER By David Boyajian, Massachusetts, 18 August 2014 For decades, top Jewish organizations such as the Anti-Defamation League and American Israel Public Affairs Committee have colluded with Turkey to deny, and defeat Congressional resolutions on, the Armenian genocide.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat

Business Journal

Suffolk University shuts down Rappaport Center, ends public service fellowships

Phyllis Rappaport said the family's foundation is looking for a new Boston-area law school to take on a public service program and fellowship that had been run out of Suffolk University Law School.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

For AmeriCorps volunteers, community service alters life path

Kathryn Tighe was already drawn to the idea of working with immigrants. But it was her experience during a year in New Bedford - where she heard stories like that of a woman who arrived after her husband was killed in El Salvador - that set her on a path to study immigration law.

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Related Topix: New Bedford, MA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

FindLaw

Are Lawyers Ethically Bound to Keep Up With Technology?

Can being a Luddite expose a lawyer to discipline ? Maybe, said ABA members at a program during its annual meeting in Boston, pointing to a recent revision to the ABA's Model Rules as the culprit.

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Related Topix: South Carolina

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Boston Herald

Underdogs could ride low turnout to major upsets

Major upsets in primaries are sending shockwaves across the political landscape nationally, and Massachusetts gubernatorial underdogs may yet ride low voter turnout to longshot wins against Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker, experts say.

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Related Topix: US News, Opinion

Fri Aug 08, 2014

BioSpace

Karyopharm Therapeutics Appoints Executive Vice President And Chief Financial Officer

Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. , a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel first-in-class drugs directed against nuclear transport targets for the treatment of cancer and other major diseases, today announced that it has appointed Justin Renz as executive vice president and chief financial officer, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, CombinatoRx, Healthcare Industry, College of the Holy Cross, Northeastern University

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Groong

Massachusetts Election Politics And The Armenian American Voter

MASSACHUSETTS ELECTION POLITICS AND THE ARMENIAN AMERICAN VOTER [ Part 2.2: "Attached Text" ] By MassisPost Updated: August 4, 2014 mass-state-house By David Boyajian OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA For decades, top Jewish organizations such as the Anti-Defamation League and American Israel Public Affairs Committee have colluded with Turkey to deny, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Cameras, Kennedy, CA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Beacon Hill Times

Fenton Building Sells for $15M

Suffolk University has sold the John E. Fenton Building and Annex at the corner of Derne and Hancock streets for $15 million, according to various published reports.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Beacon Hill (Boston, MA)

ABA Journal

'Hackcess to Justice' teams will devise new tech to solve access to justice issues

As the ABA Annual Meeting gets underway in Boston, teams of law students, lawyers, and computer programmers will be gathering at nearby Suffolk University Law School to help solve a problem that continues to vex many in the legal community: While advances in technology have helped increase the availability of legal advice to people who might not ... (more)

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Fox News

We're Friends, Right? Libertarians to play major role in fate of Gop hopefuls

FILE: July 3, 2013: A Second Amendment rally organized by a Libertarian website at the Lincoln Memorial, in Washington, D.C. Libertarian voters, advocating everything from less government to legalized pot, seem the perfect wildcard in any November election, peeling off Democratic or Republican votes.

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Related Topix: Lincoln Memorial, US National Parks, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Kay Hagan

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Bronxville Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To Bronxville's John Quinlan Kelly

Kelly, a New York City attorney specializing in high-profile wrongful death cases, was born July 31, 1953, in Evanston, Ill.

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Related Topix: Bronxville, NY, Georgetown University

Wed Jul 30, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Your View: A humanitarian perspective of Gaza

Robert Souza lives in New Bedford. He is a graduate student at Suffolk University in Boston, majoring in international relations with a focus on the Middle East.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, New Bedford, MA, The Federation, Alternative, Palestinian Territories, Opinion

Lawsites

'Hackcess to Justice' is Aug. 7 and 8 in Boston

Any moment now, I expect to see Paul Revere gallop by, shouting, "The lawyers are coming! The lawyers are coming!" In just over a week, the ABA annual meeting descends on Boston, and while it may not be bringing redcoats, it is sure to deliver an influx of black, blue and grey suitcoats.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Universal Hub

Suffolk University ends participation in public-service program for law students

Suffolk University has recently communicated its inability to sustain its commitment to the Rappaport Center, Faculty Chair, and Rappaport Summer Fellows program.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Journal

Boston Bar Association swings back at a legal blog for "denigrating"...

Boston Bar Association President Paul Dacier has come out swinging against a legal blog that attacked Suffolk University Law School for advertisements the school has run that highlight the school's record of judicial appointments among graduates.

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Business Journal

Boston Bar Association swings back at a legal blog for "denigrating"...

Paul Dacier, president of the Boston Bar Association, has taken on legal blog Above the Law for a story he described as "denigrating" Suffolk Law School and Massachusetts judges.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Beacon Hill Times

City Officials Move : Forward with Plan

Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced on Thursday that the city would move forward with a plan to install wheelchair-accessible curb cuts on Beacon Hill sidewalks, making it the last neighborhood in the city to be brought into compliance with the Adults with Disabilities Act.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA

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