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Senate Republicans Force Historic Rule Change to Advance Gorsuch
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessApril 6, 2017

Senate Republicans ignited the “nuclear option” to allow confirmation of President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee and bar Democrats from blocking future picks, a dramatic rule change that could deepen partisan divisions and put more ...more »

Euromoney LMG Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2017 – shortlist announced
Managing Intellectual Property (subscription)April 12, 2017

The shortlist for the sixth annual Euromoney Legal Media Group Americas Women in Business Law Awards has been announced. For the 2017 nominees, please see below. The individual practice area awards recognise the best lawyer in each practice area.more »

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TRUMP'S FIRST 100 DAYS: What the number of laws he signed really means compared to Obama, Bush, and Clinton
Business InsiderApril 30, 2017

"It helps to keep in mind that neither Trump nor Obama wrote the laws they signed," Josh Tauberer, founder of the legislative database GovTrack, told Business Insider. "They can only sign the bills that Congress gives them, and although presidents like ...more »

Years of Upheaval Shaped Jackson Before Business Law Career
Daily Business Review (registration)April 30, 2017

Fifteen-year-old Ronnie Zamora shot and killed his 83-year-old neighbor in her home, stole her car and $415, and went on a weekend spree at Walt Disney World. His flamboyantly creative attorney, Ellis Rubin, blamed "TV intoxication." "That was ...more »

Years of Upheaval Shaped Jackson Before Business Law Career
Daily Business Review (registration)April 30, 2017

Fifteen-year-old Ronnie Zamora shot and killed his 83-year-old neighbor in her home, stole her car and $415, and went on a weekend spree at Walt Disney World. His flamboyantly creative attorney, Ellis Rubin, blamed "TV intoxication." "That was ...more »

Years of Upheaval Shaped Jackson Before Business Law Career
Daily Business Review (registration)April 30, 2017

Fifteen-year-old Ronnie Zamora shot and killed his 83-year-old neighbor in her home, stole her car and $415, and went on a weekend spree at Walt Disney World. His flamboyantly creative attorney, Ellis Rubin, blamed "TV intoxication." "That was ...more »

In Chicago, law firms cultivate new pot-specific practices
Herald and NewsApril 30, 2017

“A cannabis business needs not just a cannabis-focused lawyer but also one that really understands litigation and corporate law and intellectual property law and all these different types of practices,” said Morgan, who was the first coordinator of ...more »

Area schools shine in business leaders competition
Herald and NewsApril 30, 2017

The Mazama students were Tristen Mengis in accounting II, Matt Volpe in business law and Trevor Arino and Zulema Hernandez in local business report and the Lost River students were Jessica Cobian and Madison Carleton in business ethics. Numerous ...more »

Business Beat
The Spokesman-ReviewApril 30, 2017

Washington State University has named seven faculty members to the second cohort faculty fellows for the university's Honors College. The cohort, who will begin their three year appointments in May, are: Phyllis Erdman, an associate dean in the College ...more »

New law makes it easier to start business in Indiana
Kokomo PerspectiveApril 29, 2017

A new law passed by state lawmakers aims to make it easier to incorporate a business in Indiana. "The Indiana General Assembly has passed, and Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed into law, the most far-reaching revision of Indiana business laws in more than ...more »

New law makes it easier to start business in Indiana
nwitimes.comApril 29, 2017

Five different Indiana statutes currently cover business filings, names, registered agents, foreign entities, and administrative dissolution. Legislation authored by State Sen. Rodric Ray, R-Martinsville, makes the laws identical and puts them all in ...more »

KU names KU law alumnus as third candidate for dean of business position
Lawrence Journal WorldApril 28, 2017

Mosier's research focuses on technology and the law, commercial law and international business, according to KU's announcement. He has been dean and distinguished international professor for the UNR College of Business since 2007. Previously he was ...more »

Strike halts much of Brazil to protest labor, pension laws
Fox BusinessApril 28, 2017

"We are demanding our rights, as workers, because the president of the country proposed a law for people to work more and live less, so you will only receive your pension when you die," said Edgar Fernandes, a dock worker who was protesting in Rio.more »

Years of Upheaval Shaped Jackson Before Business Law Career
Daily Business Review (registration)April 28, 2017

Fifteen-year-old Ronnie Zamora shot and killed his 83-year-old neighbor in her home, stole her car and $415, and went on a weekend spree at Walt Disney World. His flamboyantly creative attorney, Ellis Rubin, blamed "TV intoxication." "That was ...more »

Years of Upheaval Shaped Jackson Before Business Law Career
Daily Business Review (registration)April 28, 2017

Fifteen-year-old Ronnie Zamora shot and killed his 83-year-old neighbor in her home, stole her car and $415, and went on a weekend spree at Walt Disney World. His flamboyantly creative attorney, Ellis Rubin, blamed "TV intoxication." "That was ...more »

Change Wisconsin law for beer operation
Milwaukee Business JournalApril 28, 2017

The revelation that an existing state law could impact plans for an event hall and restaurant that would share a building with a proposed new Milwaukee Brewing Co. brewery in downtown Milwaukee is troubling.more »

Five Takeaways From This Year's AmLaw 100 Report
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessApril 27, 2017

Gina Passarella, executive editor of The American Lawyer, pointed at the Revenue Per Lawyer data in an interview with Big Law Business when asked for her main takeaways from this year's data. It's true that gross revenue is up, Passarella said, but the ...more »

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