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February 16, 2012 - Opinions for the Florida Supreme Court
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February 16, 2012 - Opinions for the Florida Supreme Court
Friday Double Poll: Best and Worst SCOTUS Writers
Snippets: Lyrical Threats, SSM Victors Want Cert., SCOTUS <3 Cops
After Hobby Lobby, HHS' New Contraceptive Rules Up for Public Comment
Ginsburg's Interview With Marcia Coyle: 5 Interesting Points
Snippets: Stay Granted in Va.; SCOTUS Ice Bucket Challenge-
3 Questions: 1972 Gay Marriage Case, Circuit Split, Stay for Va.-
Obama's 2nd-Term SCOTUS Nomination Odds: A Closer Look
SCOTUS Refers Death Penalty Lawyer to Pa. Disciplinary Board
Summer Vacation: Supreme Court Justices Edition
Studies Show: Ginsburg Was Correct in Voting Rights Act Dissent
A Trio of Gay Marriage Cases Seek SCOTUS Review
Obamacare Subsidies Already on SCOTUS Docket; D.C. Trailing 4th
Snippets: Which Justice Are You-, ACA Subsidies, 'Notorious RBG'
Algorithm Predicts SCOTUS Case Outcomes; Beat It in FantasySCOTUS
An Odd Motion, Ariz.'s Botched Execution, and the Supreme Court
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A federal judge on Friday lifted a freeze on a ruling that enforces a search warrant against Microsoft Corp. for customer email stored in a company data center in Ireland.
The official who is winding down Bernard Madoff's investment firm wants another opportunity to sue defendants that benefited from Mr. Madoff's Ponzi scheme after two major district court rulings "substantially altered the legal landscape."
The Securities and Exchange Commission handed out its first whistleblower award to a compliance staffer on Friday.
The $16.65 billion Bank of America deal announced last week contains a boon for a program that provides civil legal aid to the poor through interest from lawyer trust accounts.
The U.K. government will introduce new legislation to make it easier to seize people's passports to counter the security threat posed by Islamist extremists traveling to and from conflict areas like Syria and Iraq, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday.
The Islamic State runs a self-sustaining economy that makes it one of the world?s richest terrorist groups, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. It?s going to be a challenge for traditional anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing systems to track funds tied to the group.
The Law Blog rounds up the morning news.
AUSTIN, Texas?A state judge ruled on Thursday that Texas is still failing to adequately fund public schools, after legislators last year restored $3.5 billion in spending cuts.
Job satisfaction is up slightly among mid-level junior lawyers, and correlates to how well they think their law schools prepared them for law firm life, according to a new survey.
There?s a growing backlash against state licensing laws, which entrepreneurs and small-business owners cite as their biggest obstacle to growth.
Auditing regulators have found deficiencies in 28 of the Ernst & Young LLP audits they evaluated in their latest annual inspection of the Big Four accounting firm's work. The 28 deficient audits the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board found in its 2013 inspection of the firm were out of 57 audits or partial audits conducted by Ernst & Young that the PCAOB evaluated?a deficiency rate of 49%. In the previous year, the board's inspectors found deficiencies in 25 of 52 audits inspected, a rate of 48%.
Public defender offices, civil legal aid providers and law school clinics have established "clean slate" programs to help people clear their criminal records. Do they make a difference?
The latest battle on free speech rights of drug makers hinges on competing views of whether they can distribute materials about unapproved uses of medicines without violating the False Claims Act.
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Law Blog rounds up the morning news. Licensing Boards Under Fire: The Supreme Court will take up an antitrust case this fall that could curb the proliferation of state licenses, a top worry for U.S. small-business owners and entrepreneurs. [
WSJ] Laser-Pointer Menace:People keep aiming powerful laser pointers at aircraft?where they can distract or even temporarily blind pilots and crew?despite jail sentences for offenders and rewards for people who turn them in. [WSJ] Banks Hit in Cyber Attacks: The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing a computer-hacking attack on J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and as many as four other banks, in what people familiar with the probe described as a significant breach of corporate computer security. [WSJ] Beard-Cutting Convictions Overturned: A federal appeals court overturned the criminal convictions of 16 Amish men and women in a series of beard and hair cuttings, finding error in how the jury was instructed on determining whether a hate crime occurred. [WSJ]
The administrative court overturned a Hamburg ban on several Uber services on a formality?the body that issued the ban had no authority to do so?but added that Uber presumably infringes the law because its drivers lack a passenger transportation license.
A sister of the man charged with carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings was arrested Wednesday for threatening a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her boyfriend, police said.
A federal judge Wednesday denied a request from
Apple Inc. to bar Samsung Electronics Co. from selling smartphones and tablets in the U.S. that infringe on Apple patents. Apple had sought a permanent injunction against certain Samsung products after a judge and jury found in May that the Korean firm had infringed on three of its patents in a high-profile intellectual property dispute. The jury awarded Apple nearly $120 million in damages?a fraction of the $2.2 billion that it was seeking.
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing a possible computer hacking attack on
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., in what people familiar with the probe described as a significant breach of corporate computer security.
WASHINGTON?The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 3-2 to approve long-awaited rules designed to curb conflicts of interest at credit-rating firms, following criticism the firms failed to adequately sound alarms about flawed mortgage securities ahead of the financial crisis.
Proceedings in the civil case against hedge fund investor
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