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  • Oyez has posted audio and transcripts from this week’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court. The court heard argument this week in: Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association Rubin v. Islamic Republic of Iran Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission Murphy v. Smith Marinello v. United States The post This week’s oral argument […]
  • Tuesday’s oral argument in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission showed that the justices are divided in their views on the conflict between the free-expression rights of a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple and Colorado’s civil-rights law that protects against bias by businesses based on sexual […]
  • LAGOS, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s Seven-Up Bottling Company will hold a meeting of shareholders in January to approve a bid by majority investor Affelka to buy out minorities in a 19.33 billion naira ($61.5 mln) takeover. Source:
  • LONDON, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Offer levels for Angolan crude were steady on Friday and traders said Nigerian crude supply was ample, although the market was keeping an eye on a threatened workers’ strike. Source:
  • Article II of the Constitution provides that the president “shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union.” House Speaker Paul Ryan, a Republican of Wisconsin, has invited President Donald Trump to deliver his first official “State of the Union” address on January 30, 2018. Just as the […]
  • * Smugglers use social media to contact African migrants – IOM Source:
  • The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. – – – – – EVENTS: TANZANIA – The statistics office releases consumer price data for November. The rate edged down to 5.1 percent in October. GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares rallied for a second […]
  • BEIJING, Dec 8 (Reuters) – PetroChina has conducted its first major internal transfer of mining rights between subsidiaries to allow those with mature fields to look for oil and gas in under-developed regions, parent company CNPC said on Friday. Source:
  • The Aftershocks Of The Harvey Weinstein Scandal Continue: And Biglaw firms may get snared. Slow Clap For Juries: See they can deal with nuance. Federal Judge Steps Up: Where the state case had resulted in a mistrial. The Government Could Do Something About Drug Prices: But they won’t. Is Your Firm On The Naughty List? […]
  • What is color blindness, and is it a disability covered under the Americans With Disabilities Act? Source:


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