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  • The Supreme Court is moving toward a full and free-access system for all documents filed in cases before the Justices — a system expected to be working “as soon as 2016,” Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., revealed in his annual year-end report on the federal judiciary. The Court already receives some of its filings […]
  • KADUNA, Nigeria, Dec 31 (Reuters) – A suspected suicide bomb went off in an open-air recreational area at a military barracks in the city of Gombe in northeastern Nigeria on Wednesday, a security source and a local journalist at the scene told Reuters. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/_oXlKAMlMgo/idAFL6N0UF1ZS20141231
  • KADUNA, Nigeria, Dec 31 (Reuters) – At least six people were killed and others were injured when a suicide bomb went off in a bus in Fika in Nigeria’s northeast Yobe state on Wednesday, one of the injured told Reuters. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/JO9y7_65poI/idAFL6N0UF1YQ20141231
  • What were the 10 biggest stories about the legal profession in 2014, according to readers of Above the Law? Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/sxbP3LSxzuk/story01.htm
  • GENEVA, Dec 31 (Reuters) – The Ebola virus is still spreading in West Africa, especially in Sierra Leone, and the number of known cases globally has now exceeded 20,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/bVTxIvDusic/idAFL6N0UF1V320141231
  • * In protest, the NYPD has adopted a policy of only making arrests “when they have to.” Shouldn’t that have been the policy all along? Maybe this petulant protest is a good thing after all. [New York Post] * Michigan banned college athletes from unionizing. Which makes sense because this is an amateur activity that […]
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  • Unless you can find a way to motivate yourself, your solo practice will likely fail. So find your motivation. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/LTXJW-V_DhA/story01.htm
  • GENEVA, Dec 31 (Reuters) – The Ebola virus is still spreading in West Africa, especially in Sierra Leone, and the worldwide toll from the epidemic stands at 7,905 deaths among 20,206 known cases at year-end, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/pYk_ojDBbTQ/idAFL6N0UF19A20141231
  • What new ‘X-factor’ skills should associates look to gain to improve their odds of making partner in 2015? Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/66tTxKKj7cA/story01.htm
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