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  • Which Biglaw firm boasts a lawyer who billed 71 hours a week last year? Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/7tTnw4GlWk8/story01.htm
  • A small law firm stands up for work-life balance. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/IfmIhNJ5yLs/story01.htm
  • Oyez has posted audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments. The Court heard arguments this week in: Kingsley v. Hendrickson Obergefell v. Hodges Mata v. Lynch Glossip v. Gross Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/scotusblog/pFXs/~3/3K82NThly4M/
  • At its Conference on May 1, 2015, the Court will consider petitions seeking review of issues such as pretrial restraint of a criminal defendant’s untainted assets under the Fifth and Sixth Amendments, and preemption of California’s meal and rest break laws. This edition of “Petitions to watch” features petitions raising issues that Tom has determined […]
  • May 1 (Reuters) – Afren Plc will consider exiting the Kurdistan region in Iraq and focus on oilfields in Nigeria as it embarks on a restructuring programme, Chief Executive Alan Linn said. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/M3n_79Q-ylE/idAFL4N0XS3FV20150501
  • John Elwood reviews Monday’s relisted cases. We were as amazed as everyone by news accounts of SCOTUS fans who camped out over the weekend waiting for the orders needed to figure out the new relists. For those with a little more patience (or without six large to spare), we present this year’s Relist Derby betting […]
  • SYDNEY, May 1 (Reuters) – “Decent Indonesians” understand Australian anger over the execution of two convicted drug traffickers, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said after Jakarta’s ambassador in Canberra expressed sympathy for the families of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/9kM6OOCufzI/idAFL4N0XS1RC20150501
  • The petition of the day is: County of Maricopa v. Lopez-Valenzuela 14-825Issue: (1) Whether the Ninth Circuit erred in holding, contrary to this Court’s decision in Demore v. Kim, that under United States v. Salerno, a denial of bail is permissible “only” after individualized assessments of flight risk or future dangerousness, thereby barring categorical denials […]
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