General Civil Litigation. Legal news and articles for March 30 - 31, 2012

Branham Law Group, LLP Investigating Groupon for Financial Reporting FailuresIn Tenn., questions revived over Ten Commandments displaysPelosi, Hoyer rebuke Boehner for DOMA defense in veteran caseHow Obamacare got the Supreme CourtFlagstar Bancorp Investor AlertThe Virginia Law Firm of Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC Pleased to Announce ...Old civil rights-era case offers perspective on health reform legal fightPeck Bloom Welcomes Two New Estate Attorneys In Chicago As PartnersHoodie Law Follow-Up. More Law Students Want Justice For Trayvon MartinWynn Resorts Investor Investigation -- The Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor ...ATL March Madness (2012): The Most Honest Law School FINALRajaratnam Prosecutor Andrew Michaelson to Join Boies SchillerAlabama Supreme Court To Decide Whether State Meth Lab Law Applies To FetusesWorking on the Clock: The Advantages of Timed TrialsJob of the Week: Rain City Seeks Internet-Minded Infrastructure Leader

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Dave Miner: Manatee County school board's actions questionable
Bradenton HeraldMarch 3, 2012

27 and: (1) “decided it was not in the best interest of the School District or its employees to become involved in protracted litigation to resolve the legal issues”; (2) “directed Superintendent D. Tim McGonegal to make the salary decrease for ...more »

Utah Law Firm With Idaho Office Changes Direct-Mail Solicitations About ...
LoanSafeMarch 2, 2012

Law firm reacts: After an investigation and agreement with the attorney general, Corvus, a Utah firm with an office in Post Falls, has modified its direct mail ads to comply with the Idaho Consumer Protection Act. Corvus also is prohibited from using ...more »

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Branham Law Group, LLP Investigating Groupon for Financial Reporting Failures
MarketWatch (press release)March 31, 2012

The Branham Law Group, LLP has extensive experience in securities and commercial litigation and handled claims of investor fraud, partnership oppression, shareholder derivative suits, and class actions of all types. The Branham Law Group also advises ...more »

In Tenn., questions revived over Ten Commandments displays
USA TODAYMarch 31, 2012

By Larry McCormack, Gannett file Ricky Goats, a Sumner County, Tenn., commissioner, looks over the county's Ten Commandments display before it was taken down amid legal questions. A bill before the legislature would allow similar displays.more »

Pelosi, Hoyer rebuke Boehner for DOMA defense in veteran case
Washington BladeMarch 31, 2012

1, the Southern Poverty Law Center filed the lawsuit against DOMA in the US District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of Tracey Cooper-Harris, who's seeking benefits as a disabled Army veteran her spouse, Maggie Cooper-Harris.more »

How Obamacare got the Supreme Court
Washington Post (blog)March 31, 2012

This all raises the question: Was there something legal experts missed? Brad Joondeph is a law professor at Santa Clara University. In July 2010, he launched the ACA Litigation Blog, which has since traced every twist and turn in over two dozen ...more »

Flagstar Bancorp Investor Alert
CNBC.comMarch 31, 2012

DALLAS, Mar 30, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe, founder of The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC, and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor, LLP announce that the firms are ...more »

The Virginia Law Firm of Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC Pleased to Announce ...
Virtual-Strategy MagazineMarch 31, 2012

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is a full-service law firm with offices in Harrisonburg, Staunton, and Lexington. The firm serves individuals and businesses in the Shenandoah Valley and the Mid-Atlantic states in the areas of: bankruptcy, commercial and ...more »

Old civil rights-era case offers perspective on health reform legal fight
ModernHealthcare.comMarch 31, 2012

This litigation arose out of the bitter controversy surrounding Congress' approval of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The law, which was largely based on Congress' authority under the Constitution to regulate interstate commerce, barred racial ...more »

Peck Bloom Welcomes Two New Estate Attorneys In Chicago As Partners
Einnews PortugalMarch 31, 2012

Peck Bloom, a law firm that focuses on elder law in Chicago, announces two new partners, Cameron DeGuerre and Timothy Ritchey. CHICAGO, IL, March 30, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Peck Bloom, a law firm that focuses on elder law in Chicago, welcomes two ...more »

Hoodie Law Follow-Up. More Law Students Want Justice For Trayvon Martin
Above the LawMarch 30, 2012

As you know, those who chose litigation coming out of law school a few years ago would have likely felt they had almost no chance of lateraling to Asia in litigation as an associate. Thus, a lot of these folks have been taken by surprise over the past ...more »

Wynn Resorts Investor Investigation -- The Briscoe Law Firm and Powers Taylor ...
MarketWatch (press release)March 30, 2012

DALLAS, Mar 30, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Former United States Securities and United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe, founder of The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC, and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor, ...more »

ATL March Madness (2012): The Most Honest Law School FINAL
Above the LawMarch 30, 2012

The practice areas of these placements have been cap markets (3), M&A (3), Litigation (2), Fund Formation (1) and Project Finance (2). Two of these persons are fluent in Korean, eight are fluent in Mandarin and one is Indian background.more »

Rajaratnam Prosecutor Andrew Michaelson to Join Boies Schiller
New York Times (blog)March 30, 2012

Andrew Michaelson is leaving the Securities and Exchange Commission to join Boies, Schiller & Flexner, where he will work in the firm's litigation practice and specialize in white collar criminal defense. A Boies Schiller spokeswoman confirmed the hire ...more »

Alabama Supreme Court To Decide Whether State Meth Lab Law Applies To Fetuses
Huffington PostMarch 30, 2012

An anti-abortion litigation group filed a brief with the Alabama Supreme Court on Friday that urges the court to apply the state's "chemical endangerment of children" law to fetuses, which would allow prosecutors to continue putting women behind bars ...more »

Working on the Clock: The Advantages of Timed Trials
Texas LawyerMarch 30, 2012

Consider the story that plaintiffs lawyer Mark Lanier told a group of Harvard Law School students in a speech titled "Tort War Stories," available at YouTube.com, regarding the cross-examination style of Lanier's mentor, Ernest Cannon.more »

Job of the Week: Rain City Seeks Internet-Minded Infrastructure Leader
Above the LawMarch 30, 2012

Combining the picturesque backdrop of the Pacific Northwest with the chance to work on projects that impact the unique lines of business, this week's Job of the Week should interest the outdoor-loving, exploration-minded, IT-savvy lawyer.more »

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