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  • NAIROBI, Nov 25 (Reuters) – – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Tuesday. – – – – – EVENTS: BOTSWANA – Bank of Botswana may announce latest decision on benchmark lending rate . GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares gave back some of […]
  • Nov 25 (Reuters) – The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media: Source:
  • The petition of the day is: Premo v. Harris 14-407 Issue: Whether, if a state appellate court rejects an unpreserved federal claim after assessing whether the “plain error” exception to state preservation requirements permitted review, but does not explain its reasoning, a federal habeas court should conclude that the state court ruled on the federal […]
  • It’s too much to ask that black people don’t get shot to death. But after the shooting, how do we make charges stick? Source:
  • So did Cravath, the usual first mover on associate bonuses, beat the Simpson Thacher scale? Source:
  • * 2014 Moot Court rankings. Florida Coastal? Really? Good for them. [The National Jurist] * Young lawyers are making legal mobile apps. Great, now I’m going to start getting notifications about helping friends out with their LawVille game. [TaxProf Blog] * Judge sends motivational tweet, no big deal. No judge sends motivational tweet DURING A […]
  • Protesting at the funeral of a fallen soldier. Lying about your military record. Violent video games for children. Making videos about dogfighting. In the past few years, the Supreme Court has held that the First Amendment protects all of these forms of expression, even when very unpopular or offensive. Next week the Justices will hear […]
  • Leondra R. Kruger, who argued a dozen cases before the Supreme Court while in the U.S. Solicitor General’s office, will be nominated to a seat on the California Supreme Court, Governor Edmund G. Brown said in a public statement. Since 2013, Kruger has been serving in the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel as a […]
  • Its ownership is still up in the air, and now its president walks off the job. Source: