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  • While there is plenty of focus on the new presidential administration regarding foreign affairs, healthcare, and border security, one topic that has slipped a bit under the wire is the sports gambling ban. With Trump signing executive order after executive order, it has left many in the gambling industry wondering if he may take on […]
  • In its conference of June 1, 2017, the court will consider petitions involving issues such as whether a state violates the 14th Amendment by denying married same-sex couples the same right afforded to married opposite-sex couples under state law to have the name of the birth mother’s spouse entered as the second parent on their […]
  • Yesterday the court added a case to its merits docket for next term, granting certiorari in Husted v. A. Phillip Randolph Institute, which asks whether Ohio’s process for removing voters from registration lists violates federal election laws. Amy Howe reports on the orders list for this blog. In USA Today, Richard Wolf reports that the […]
  • As October elections approach, Liberia’s vice-president Joseph Boakai is hopeful of winning the presidency, but is caught in a tough scramble to convince Liberians he embodies change Source:
  • NAIROBI, May 31 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. – – – – – EVENTS: *Kenya, Uganda to release consumer inflation data for May. *KENYA – The central bank to auction 91-day, 182-day and 364-day Treasury bills worth […]
  • The petition of the day is: Republic of Sudan v. Harrison 16-1094 Issue: Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit erred by holding – in direct conflict with the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia, 5th and 7th Circuits and in the face of an amicus brief from the […]
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  • This prominent presidential adviser and her husband, a longtime Biglaw partner, are living large. Source:
  • * Harvard law students go all out in everything they do — and lying is no exception. [New Yorker] * If you’re looking to purchase ancillary legal services (e.g., business or litigation support), check out the Buying Legal Guide, just launched today by the Buying Legal Council and [Buying Legal Guide] * Joshua Matz […]
  • Going to law school isn’t going to teach you everything. Source:
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