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  • South African has recovered millions of rand, as it ups its fight against a wave of corruption within the government. … Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tar-home/~3/1QjzzVCVkog/south-africas-fight-against-government-corruption-yielding-results.html
  • Yesterday Indiana and Wisconsin both filed petitions asking the Court to review a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit striking down their respective bans on same-sex marriage. Lyle covered the filings for this blog; other coverage comes from Lauren Raab of the Los Angeles Times and Tim Evans of the […]
  • China, South Sudan’s biggest oil investor, has deployed 700 soldiers to a United Nations peacekeeping force in South Sudan, to protect oil fields and Chinese workers in that country. … Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/tar-home/~3/wO2FBPSDV7k/south-sudan-china-intervenes.html
  • NAIROBI, Sept 10 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. – – – – – EVENTS: DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Democratic Republic of Congo hosts energy industry conference, attended by oil minister and major oil companies. SOUTH AFRICA […]
  • The petition of the day is: Alger v. California 13-1102 Issue: (1) Whether petitioner’s Confrontation Clause rights were violated when the state failed to call an available medical expert who had not previously been cross-examined to testify in a murder trial and instead called a medical examiner as a percipient scientific witness who was not […]
  • Who are the latest Supreme Court clerks, and how high are signing bonuses going for outgoing SCOTUS clerks? Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/3OBrzwj39Gc/story01.htm
  • UPDATED 6:31 p.m. All of today’s filings in the two cases have now been linked. ———— With lawyers moving very rapidly, the number of appeals to the Supreme Court on same-sex marriage rose on Tuesday to seven, as state officials in Indiana and Wisconsin separately challenged a federal appeals court ruling against their bans, and […]
  • * A website has been set up to collect stories, videos, photos, memories, and more, to share with slain Professor Dan Markel’s young sons. His memorial is scheduled for next Tuesday. [Prawfsblawg] * What would happen if lawyers gave out GPS directions? [Legal Cheek] * George Mason Law is looking for a new dean. Brush […]
  • The criminal justice system is failing when it comes to domestic violence, but not because Rice isn’t in “jail.” Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/IihqybWZqg4/story01.htm
  • (Adds condition improving for Ebola patient at Nebraska hospital) Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/BO2GVeMKSUs/idAFL1N0RA0ST20140909