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Judge Forces Attorney to Bring Newborn to Court and Humiliates Her

Judge Forces Attorney to Bring Newborn to Court and Humiliates Her Summary: An attorney, who was denied a continuance for a hearing scheduled during her maternity leave, was humiliated by a judge when she was forced to bring her newborn to court with her. According to The Stir, an attorney was humiliated…>read more

No Comment October 17, 2014

Abortion Clinics Reopen in Texas While Controversial Restrictions Examined

Abortion Clinics Reopen in Texas While Controversial Restrictions Examined Summary: On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that a Texas law that shut down most of the state’s abortion clinics would be stayed, allowing several clinics to reopen. However, many clinics struggle to reopen due to employment and financial issues.…>read more

No Comment October 16, 2014

Vanita Gupta Is the New Acting Assistant Attorney General for DOJ Civil Rights

Vanita Gupta Is the New Acting Assistant Attorney General for DOJ Civil Rights Summary: Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Wednesday that Vanita Gupta will be the new Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Right Division. Gupta will also serve as the Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General. Gupta succeeds Molly Moran who…>read more

No Comment October 16, 2014

Houston Tells Pastors to Turn Over Sermons or Face Contempt Charges

Houston Tells Pastors to Turn Over Sermons or Face Contempt Charges Summary: The mayor of Houston has demanded that pastors turn over the content of their sermons after churches protested a recent non-discrimination law. Fox News reports the city of Houston has served subpoenas on a group of pastors which state…>read more

9 Comments October 15, 2014

Bank of America Profits Plummet in Third Quarter

Bank of America Profits Plummet in Third Quarter Summary: After settling a multibillion-dollar lawsuit with state and federal agencies, Bank of America’s profits declined due to lingering effects of the weakened economy. According to the New York Times, Bank of America reported that its profits dropped significantly during…>read more

No Comment October 15, 2014

Catholic Church Case Settles under Public Nuisance Theory

Catholic Church Case Settles under Public Nuisance Theory Summary: A settlement has been reached in a Minnesota case, which accused Catholic priests of molesting young boys and accused the church leaders of covering it up and even allowing it to continue. The Wall Street Journal reports that a…>read more

No Comment October 13, 2014

Same-Sex Couples Allowed to Marry in Colorado

Same-Sex Couples Allowed to Marry in Colorado Summary: Colorado has begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples after the Supreme Court refused to hear the appeals of states that sought to enforce same-sex marriage bans. It’s official: Same-sex marriages are now legal in the state of Colorado, according…>read more

1 Comment October 8, 2014

Tony West Joins as General Counsel of PepsiCo

Tony West Joins as General Counsel of PepsiCo Summary: Tony West, the third-highest ranking official of the Unites States Department of Justice joins PepsiCo as the company’s general counsel, corporate secretary and vice president of government affairs. PepsiCo, Inc. announced on Tuesday that Tony West has joined the…>read more

No Comment October 8, 2014

States Move for Same Sex Marriages After Supreme Court Decision

States Move for Same Sex Marriages After Supreme Court Decision Summary: Many states have already taken action to lift stays and allow same-sex marriages to proceed after the Supreme Court’s decision on Monday that it would not hear appeals on same-sex marriage bans, allowing previous rulings that struck the bans down…>read more

No Comment October 7, 2014

Law Firm Claims Medical Marijuana is Legal in Florida

Law Firm Claims Medical Marijuana is Legal in Florida Summary: A Florida attorney and his law firm claim that medical marijuana is already legal under Florida case law. Florida residents are gearing up to vote on Amendment 2, which will allow medical marijuana in that state. ActionNewsJax.com reports Ian…>read more

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Russian Language Document Review (Financial District) compensation: DOE We are currently staffing a RUSSIAN document review project that will take place in our Lower Manhattan office. You w...