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  • MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, March 28 (Reuters) – A group of Nigerian Boko Haram militants killed at least 25 people in attack on the remote northeast Nigerian village of Buratai in Borno state on Friday, the governor said on Saturday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/qlAAFQY1mLM/idAFL6N0WU0O720150328
  • MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, March 28 (Reuters) – Under the watchful gaze of heavily armed troops, thousands of Nigerians cast their ballots on Saturday in the northeast, braving threats by Boko Haram to bomb polling stations and shoot voters. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/5yUSMX8CTvs/idAFL6N0WU0IL20150328
  • ABUJA, March 28 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s electoral commission said on Saturday it would extend voting into an extra day in polling stations that had technical issues with biometric card-reading machines. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/1_UHD9l9w9g/idAFL6N0WU0L820150328
  • The petition of the day is: Vaughn v. United States 14-921Issue: Whether the minimum required culpability state for denying a bankruptcy debtor a discharge of a tax debt based on the debtor’s participation in a disallowed tax shelter, and spending decisions in light of a known or potential tax debt is: (1) negligence (i.e., the […]
  • After looking at the death penalty through the eyes of those facing it, alternatives to lethal injection, even the firing squad, might not look quite so objectionable. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/WUJt42tGIPs/story01.htm
  • * That new Justice Scalia play we’ve been talking about is a delightful piece of fiction. And by “fiction,” we mean it portrays Scalia as nuanced and complex as opposed to the right-wing rubber stamp he’s become. [Slate] * A glossy firm website doesn’t quite match the reality of Google Street View. [Roll On Friday] […]
  • This quarter, the market was heating up, even if the weather wasn’t. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/080kJE3ReXw/story01.htm
  • A woman is convicted of shooting into a McDonald’s. You’ll never guess why. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/lk7ECTHozp8/story01.htm
  • * Army says captured Boko Haram headquarters (Adds APC, UN Statement) Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/7nJEga4WkM4/idAFL6N0WT2FM20150327
  • Global accounting firms are increasingly looking to enter the legal services market. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/b_B-V_XO_Ls/story01.htm