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  • Ed. note: Above the Law will not be publishing on Monday, May 29, in honor of Memorial Day. We’ll see you on Tuesday, May 30 — which is when we plan to issue our latest ATL Law School Rankings. * A Texas police chief is under investigation for allegedly calling a woman a “black bitch” […]
  • From low passage rates to the UBE… everything you need to know about the state of the bar exam. Source:
  • * G7 urges internet firms to rein in extremist content (Recasts with news conferences) Source:
  • The aviation attorney reviews airline regulations, including those pertaining to deboarding passengers. Source:
  • LAGOS, May 26 (Reuters) – The Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON), the country’s ‘bad bank’ set up following the banking crisis, is close to selling Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) Ltd, a local car assembly joint venture, to Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, and two Nigerian states. Source:
  • Rachael K. Hinkle is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University at Buffalo, SUNY. Morgan Hazelton is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Law (by Courtesy) at St. Louis University. Michael J. Nelson is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Affiliate Law Faculty at Pennsylvania State University. In the modern Supreme […]
  • LONDON, May 26 (Reuters) – Trade was limited on Friday, with traders bemoaning a lack of buying interest as the Atlantic basin remained awash with alternative light crude and waning Chinese demand was evident from a pile-up of tankers waiting to unload at Qingdao port. Source:
  • John Elwood reviews Monday’s relists. The Supreme Court conducted an overdue spring cleaning this week, trimming half the relists from its rolls. But in the process, losers outnumbered winners bigly. Sure, it was a good day for patent nerds as the court granted in one-time relist SAS Institute Inc. v. Lee, 16-969, presenting the question […]
  • Reid Wilson reports for The Hill that Cooper v. Harris, in which the justices upheld a lower court’s ruling that North Carolina relied too heavily on race in drawing the boundaries of two congressional districts, “is being hailed as a victory for voting rights advocates — though some caution that the path ahead for Democrats […]
  • South Africa’s Impala Platinum (Implats) plans to sell about $500 million of unsecured bonds that will be convertible into shares with the proceeds being used to refinance existing debt, the company said on Friday. Source:
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