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  • NAIROBI, June 19 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. – – – – – EVENTS: *RWANDA – The Finance Minister holds a news conference to give more details on first quarter 2015 economic output data that was released […]
  • The petition of the day is: Koro AR, S.A. v. Universal Leather, LLC 14-1205 Issue: Whether, when deciding a motion to dismiss for lack of personal jurisdiction without an evidentiary hearing, a district court is required to consider affidavits in opposition to the motion that are not made on personal knowledge and that do not […]
  • MEXICO CITY, June 18 (Reuters) – UANL Tigres, determined to become the first Mexican team to win South America’s Libertadores Cup, have made a rare move into the European transfer market for French striker Andre-Pierre Gignac and Nigerian forward Ikechukwu Uche. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/0ZWr9CIXFyg/idAFL3N0Z45F420150618
  • Tech is going to change the way firms bill, train, and manage all aspects of the practice. That’s not a prediction, it’s an inevitability. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/Q3m8Ni6Lfek/story01.htm
  • * It was First Amendment Day at SCOTUS this morning! Here’s a recap. [PrawfsBlawg] * Exclusive report on the new CSOL president’s meeting with students. He explained how Infilaw had a terrible track record and offered nothing to the school. Just kidding! But he did suggest introducing “a Boy Scout-inspired ‘merit badge system’” to the […]
  • Cesar Vargas is set to make history as the first undocumented immigrant to become licensed to practice law in New York State. Vargas just found out the good news that NY Supreme Court’s Appellate Division in Brooklyn has approved his application to the New York bar. Vargas entered the U.S. illegally as 5 year old […]
  • Analysis Returning to two hotly controversial areas of criminal law, the Supreme Court on Thursday cut back on the constitutional protection against prosecutors’ use at trial of out-of-court accusations but added new firmness to the constitutional ban on the execution of convicted murderers who suffer from an intellectual disability. The rulings sent the Justices into […]
  • Thursday is the first “bonus” day – that is, a day added to the Court’s calendar for the sole purpose of releasing opinions – at the Court this Term. As seems to be the case each year for the first extra day, the bar section is lightly filled, with only eighteen or twenty bar members […]
  • Build it and they will come only worked in “Field of Dreams.” If you want to attract more leads and run a thriving law firm, you must learn how to strategically market online and offline. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/SvszOvyGc1g/story01.htm
  • LAGOS, June 18 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s new 72-year-old president is improving with age, his spokesman said on Thursday, in response to reports that the leader had suggested it would limit what he could achieve during his tenure. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/TdNESttUvKw/idAFL5N0Z44KQ20150618