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Restaurants Around the USA – The First 3
Restaurants Around the USA – The First 3
Retired Professor Donates One Million to Emory Law
Retired Professor Donates One Million to Emory Law
Federal Judge Steps Down from Panel over Evidence Rules
Federal Judge Steps Down from Panel over Evidence Rules
$520,000 Bill for Virginia in Same-Sex Marriage Ban
$520,000 Bill for Virginia in Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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$520,000 Bill for Virginia in Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Summary: The same-sex marriage ban fight in the state of Virginia will cost the commonwealth $520,000 in lawyers fees and costs.  The commonwealth of Virginia is on the hook for a $520,000 bill for lawyers used to successfully challenge the state’s… >read more

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Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial Set to Begin

Summary: A former state and federal prosecutor offers his theory on the trial strategies for the upcoming Hernandez trial. After a year and a half of waiting, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will have his day in… >read more

No Comment January 29, 2015
Sue Ann Arnall Wants Divorce Decree Appeal to Continue

Summary: The ex-wife of billionaire Harold Hamm, Sue Ann Arnall, told a court that her appeal of the divorce decree should continue despite cashing the check from Hamm.  Sue Ann Arnall, the ex-wife of Harold Hamm, told the highest court in… >read more

No Comment January 29, 2015


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You Must Have the Home Team Advantage

Harrison Barnes | DATED: 01-31-2015

In this article Harrison discusses the importance of making good decisions pertaining to different important areas of your life. To explain his point he talks about the concept of ‘home team advantage’. The home team advantage is one of the most important concepts in sports and it is a proven factor in how well teams do. There are people who support us, validate us and make us feel good, and this helps us do well. There are also people around us who fail to support us, and this hurts us. Your success in your career and in your life will in large part be determined by whether you are living, working and associating with a “home team” crowd or an “away team” crowd. The best thing you can do for yourself is to put yourself in a position where you are supported, where you have the home team advantage.

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Dana Treister Joins Seyfarth Shaw LLP in Los Angeles

Summary: The law firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP has announced that Dana S. Treister has joined the firm in the Los Angeles office as a partner in the Real Estate practice.

Haynes and Boone Opens Office in Denver

Summary: The law firm of Haynes and Boone announced on Monday that it has opened an office in Denver while also adding two new partners.

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Pro Bono Work Is a Wise Strategy

Date: 29-January-2015

One of the best way to receive good gifts from life is to give good gifts to others. If you do pro bono work regularly, not only will  you build good karma with your higher power, but you will be networking. Those you work with will know that you care for more than a paycheck; […]  >read more

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