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  • In previous years, the Court released orders the morning after the Court’s “Long Conference.” It has not done so this year. Beginning last Term, the Court consistently considered petitions at least two times before granting certiorari. To the extent that practice continues — and there is no affirmative evidence the Court intends to drop it […]
  • The Ugandan parliament on Tuesday approved the appointment of Ruhakana Rugunda as the new prime minister after President Yoweri Museveni’s surprise Cabinet reshuffle. … Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tar-home/~3/a09mufTqKYM/uganda-parliament-approves-new-prime-minister.html
  • NAIROBI, Sept 30 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Tuesday. – – – – – EVENTS: KENYA – Kenya National Bureau of Statistics launches its revised, rebased GDP figures NIGERIA – Nigeria Banking and Capital Markets Conference 2014 UGANDA […]
  • The petition of the day is: Whitman v. United States 14-29 Issue: (1) Whether, in a prosecution for insider trading under § 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act, 15 U.S.C. § 78j(b), the relevant inside information must have been a “significant factor” in the defendant’s decision to buy or sell, or whether – as the […]
  • Sep 30 (Reuters) – For other related diaries, please double-click on: Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/10fIrHunk_E/idAFL3N0RU5AD20140930
  • NIAMEY, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Niger has issued an arrest warrant for the parliament speaker, a leading opposition figure who fled the country after being sought for questioning on suspicion of involvement in a baby-trafficking ring, judicial sources said on Monday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/wk0rcYjpq4U/idAFL6N0RU5A420140929
  • The talons of justice patrol Texas. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/E273JpoZMb0/story01.htm
  • * Well here’s a headline: My Solo Practice Ended My Marriage. [Law Firm Suites] * Pennsylvania Attorney General claims officials sent and received porn via state email accounts for years, “including top state jurists and 30 current employees of the state Attorney General’s Office.” If the AG’s office is swapping porn at all hours, somehow… […]
  • There’s no truth without Ruth, and she pulled no punches in this interview. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/z5HYQuqPRqo/story01.htm
  • With just sixteen hours before polling stations were to open in Ohio, the Supreme Court on Monday afternoon blocked voters from beginning tomorrow to cast their ballots in this year’s general election. By a vote of five to four, the Justices put on hold a federal judge’s order providing new opportunities for voting before election […]