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What cases matter most to Justice Scalia?

September 13th, 2014

  Supreme Court justice speaks to San Diego lawyer’s group By Dana Littlefield6:09 P.M.SEPT. 11, 2014 ⎙ PRINT 💬 COMMENTS 2 U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia spoke at a breakfast meeting of the Federalist Society in San Diego Thursday morning, September 11, 2014. — John Gibbins     ✉ 2COMMENTS Speaking to a room full of [...]

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Rutter: Federal judge to Indiana — You’re a bunch of dopes

September 13th, 2014

By David Rutter September 12, 2014 8:10PM David Rutter Updated: September 13, 2014 12:12AM When Judge Richard Posner wrote the unanimous marriage-equality opinion for the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Court in Chicago, he had words about Indiana, though he wasn’t talking personally to you. To be fair, he had similar words for Wisconsin, too, but [...]

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Rights & Authorities of the Manager of an LLC

September 10th, 2014

  by Jeff Franco, Demand Media   inShare Email RSS   Inherent in the limited liability company structure is the right of owners, who are known as members, to participate in the management activities of the business. The jurisdiction in which you create the LLC provides the rights and authorities of an LLC manager if [...]

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Federal Panel Suggests Koch-Tied Judge Overreached When He Halted Walker Probe

September 10th, 2014

Posted by BRENDAN FISCHER on September 10, 2014 Federal Judge Rudolph Randa may have overreached when he halted the state criminal investigation into Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and allied groups, a panel of federal appellate judges suggested on Tuesday. “This is a federalism issue,” Diane Wood, chief judge of the 7th Circuit court of appeals, said of the [...]

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INTERESTING STATISTICS FROM 1910

September 10th, 2014

The year is 1910, over one hundred years ago. What a difference a century makes! Here are some statistics for the Year 1910: (applies to the USA ) *********************************** The average life expectancy for men was 47 years. Fuel for this car was sold in drug stores only. Only 14 percent of the homes had a bathtub. Only [...]

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What’s Worse Than Billing A Client For Bottled Water? Billing Them For Sanctions

September 9th, 2014

  ATTORNEY MISCONDUCT, LEGAL ETHICS, SMALL LAW FIRMS, SOLO PRACTITIONERS By KEITH LEE Keith Lee Last week I wrote about a complaint I heard from a client after they had been billed for two bottles of water served to them by their former lawyers at a meeting. I got numerous emails from people saying it was one of the most shocking [...]

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Supreme Court is hearing more Amicus Briefs

September 8th, 2014

Housing bias dispute could return to Supreme Court Print Posted: Saturday, September 6, 2014 10:00 pm By Sam Hananel AP writer | WASHINGTON — It’s not easy to prevent the Supreme Court from deciding an issue once the justices have agreed to hear a case. But over the past two years, civil rights advocates have managed to [...]

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U.S. SUPREME COURT Justices Are Paying More Attention to Amicus Briefs

September 8th, 2014

  Anthony J. Franze and R. Reeves Anderson, Supreme Court BriefSeptember 3, 2014    | Photo: Steve Heap/Fotolia. What do satirist P. J. O’Rourke, Senator Marco Rubio, the National Football League and 100 law professors have in common? They each filed friend-of-the-court briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court during the 2013-14 term. All told, the [...]

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HACKERS SLANDER JUDGE BILLINGSLEY ON FACEBOOK…

September 7th, 2014

  Statement by Judge Stan Billingsley (Ret.).              Sept. 7, 2014 Today I have received dozens of reports who report that some hacker is attributing statements and actions made by me which are untrue and slanderous. We have one allegation about me somehow mishandling $350,000?  I have no clue who the hacker is and certainly have [...]

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Courier-Journal makes allegations of improper Judicial Conduct by Jefferson District Court Judge McLaughlin. Other reports have been made against Judge McLaughlin. When will this conduct be sanctioned?

September 7th, 2014

  By LawReader CEO  Gwen Billingsley                           September 7, 2014 In an article published Sept. 7, 2014 in the Courier-Journal, reporter Andy Wolfson makes allegations of improper judicial conduct by Jefferson District Judge Sandy McLaughlin. The reports on Judge McLaughlin, a former prosecutor, suggest her willingness to make statements which disclose her inability to be a [...]

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