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US Troop out of Suffolk Law
The PhoenixDecember 1, 2011

On Veterans Day, Suffolk Law School gave us a lesson in the glories — and pitfalls — that come with living with a legal and moral tradition of free speech. Unfortunately, US Army Reserves ...more »

Two others charged in August homicide
News-Press NowDecember 1, 2011

Two more men were charged Wednesday in the Aug. 22 home invasion and shooting death of Brian Ulmer. He had been a prominent musician in the St. Joseph music scene. Buchanan County Prosecuting Attorney Dwight Scroggins said Wednesday that felony ...more »

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Cowen settles shareholder litigation with former shareholders of LaBranche & Co
Banking Business ReviewDecember 8, 2011

Cowen Group has settled the shareholder litigation brought by former shareholders of LaBranche & Co relating to the merger between LaBranche and Cowen, which was consummated on 28 June 2011. The settlement is subject to approval by the Supreme Court of ...more »

General Civil Litigation
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BNA Books Announces the Publication of the "2011 Supplement" to "The Fair ...
MarketWatch (press release)December 6, 2011

The treatise was published in cooperation with the Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law. Section publications provide a balanced forum for the views and professional development of practitioners ...more »

Business & Commercial Litigation
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Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Investigation of Commercial Metals Company
MarketWatch (press release)December 1, 2011

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP is a national law firm which represents investors and individuals in class action litigation. The firm is focused on providing exemplary legal services in complex litigation in the areas of securities, shareholder, antitrust and ...more »

Securities Litigation/Broker Misconduct
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Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Magma Design ...
MarketWatch (press release)December 1, 2011

The Pomerantz Firm, with offices in New York, Chicago, and Washington, DC, is acknowledged as one of the premier firms in the areas of corporate, securities, and antitrust class litigation. Founded by the late Abraham L. Pomerantz, known as the dean of ...more »

MONTGOMERY CITY COUNCIL v. G & S RESTAURANT
Leagle.comDecember 12, 2011

2006) (stating that, as in this case, "[w]here there is no statutory right of direct appeal from a local government's decision to deny an application for a liquor license, the only proper method of judicial review is by the common-law writ of ...more »

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