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  1. Radley Balko on structuring/"smurfing" lawsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 22 | Overlawyered

    I'm a little late in getting to this, but last month Radley Balko wrote the definitive blog post on the appalling state of federal bank structuring law, which makes it a felony to arrange bank transactions in quantities of less than $10,000 so as to avoid reporting requirements that kick in at that threshold.

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  2. Ind. Decisions - Updating: One of the COA opinions today is not new, and what's wrong with thatRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Indiana Law Blog

    Updating this ILB post from earlier today, with respect to the ILB's comments on the COA's corrected opinion in Taylor v.

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  3. Social media sites face challenges in implementing sex offender policiesRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    A recent case illustrates the delicate course that social media sites must pursue in order to attempt to stop inappropriate speech online.

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  4. Is the NSR Enforcement Initiative Dead Yet? Injunctive Relief Claims Dismissed Against U.S. SteelRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Last Friday, EPA lost another NSR enforcement case . Not only that, but this was a case EPA had previously won.

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  5. Youth worker admits child exploitationRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    Hasty, 36, a former Huntington resident and Youth for Christ worker, filed a guilty plea in U.S. District Court on April 11, admitting to sexual exploitation of children, one of three counts in an indictment handed down against him in the fall of 2012.

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  6. Prenda-linked lawyers pulled in $4.4M but now say they're brokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ars Technica

    Prenda Law is a "copyright troll" that sued thousands for supposedly illegal downloads of porn movies before coming to a halt last year when its methods drew sanctions from several federal judges.

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  7. Defeat for Union Challenge to Wisc. Labor LawRead the original story

    Wednesday | Courthouse News Service

    The 7th Circuit has upheld a law that sharply curbs the power of public-employee unions to bargain with Wisconsin and local governments, and eliminates payroll deductions for union dues.

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  8. Second Challenge to Wisconsin's Act 10 Fails, Law Is ConstitutionalRead the original story

    Wednesday | FindLaw

    The protests, and dramatic exit of Wisconsin State Senate Democrats, surrounding the legislation of Wisconsin's Act 10 in 2011 are still fresh in our memory, yet they occurred three years ago.

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  9. Sides in Indiana same-sex marriage suit seek ruling next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Indianapolis Star

    Attorneys for Indiana and five couples who filed a lawsuit challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage will ask a federal judge next week to resolve the case - with each side seeking a ruling in its favor.

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  10. Nunn ad opposes federal health contributions for members of Congress...Read the original story

    Wednesday | Politico

    STATE DEMS DIFFER ON ACA APPROACHES Pro's Juana Summers takes a look at how red-state Democrats in vulnerable races are emphasizing different impacts of Obamacare that are unique to their states.

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  11. Federal Court Rejects Controversial Attempt To Expand Class Action LiabilityRead the original story

    Monday Apr 21 | JD Supra

    In a putative class action in federal court, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey quickly put to rest a controversial theory advanced by the plaintiffs to allow them to sue defendants who admittedly caused them no harm.

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  12. Risks Of Tribute Advertisements Are Focus Of Seventh Circuit DecisionRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | JD Supra

    Think the First Amendment protects your business from liability for running an ad congratulating a celebrity or other public figure? Better think again.

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  13. Citing a Celeb in an Ad? The First Amendment May Not Protect You.Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    In a decision in February , the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals significantly broadened the definition of commercial speech, calling into question how much a First Amendment defense is available for community-service advertising.

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  14. Seventh Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Motorola's LCD Antitrust...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | JD Supra

    On March 27, in the latest major development in Motorola Mobility's lawsuit alleging price-fixing of liquid crystal display modules , a three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit, including renowned antitrust jurist Judge Richard Posner, simultaneously granted Motorola's petition for interlocutory appeal and affirmed a ruling by U.S. District Judge ... (more)

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  15. Regional News BriefsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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  16. 7 Questions Raised by the NLRB's Northwestern DecisionRead the original story

    Tuesday | Law.com

    News continues to swirl around the decision by a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board that Northwestern University's scholarship football athletes are "employees" of the university who are entitled to organize collectively- i.e., unionize.

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  17. Seventh Circuit Checks Global Reach of Sherman ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Law.com

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit refused to apply U.S. antitrust law in a case where allegedly price-fixed component parts were sold and combined into completed products abroad before being sold to U.S. consumers.

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  18. Diverse groups defend clergy tax breakRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Church Executive

    ASSOCIATED BAPTIST PRESS - Christians, Jews, Muslims and Hindus may have different ideas about God, but they all agree on a tax break for clergy under attack by an atheist group that says it discriminates against the non-religious.

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  19. Judge Posner Benchslaps a Lady in a Banana CostumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 21 | FindLaw

    So a lady in a banana costume, known as the "Banana Lady," walks in to a court room ... This is not the start of a joke.

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  20. The GPMemorandum, Issue 178Read the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | JD Supra

    In H&R Block Tax Services LLC v. Acevedo-Lopez, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 2602 , the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit vacated the order of a district court in Missouri, which had denied a motion by H&R Block for a preliminary injunction... In a case in which Gray Plant Mooty represented the defendant hotel management company, the ... (more)

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