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  • * International biological-disaster response teams needed Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/I_kQcAu1HW0/idAFL5N0R70K620140906
  • The petition of the day is: Gordon v. Bank of America, N.A. 13-1416 Issue: Whether an order denying confirmation of a bankruptcy plan is appealable. In association with Bloomberg Law Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/scotusblog/pFXs/~3/rEUi5RJcESU/
  • FREETOWN, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Sierra Leone will impose a four-day, countrywide “lockdown” starting Sept. 18, an escalation of efforts to halt the spread of Ebola across the West African country, a senior official in the president’s office said on Friday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/IuJIieHNbEA/idAFL5N0R64K320140905
  • Sept 5 (Reuters) – International agencies and governments are struggling to contain the world’s worst epidemic of the Ebola hemorrhagic virus, which has killed over 1,900 people in West Africa. Here is a timeline of the main developments in the outbreak. March 22 – Guinea confirms that a previously unidentified hemorrhagic fever, which killed over […]
  • FREETOWN, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Sierra Leone will impose a four-day, countrywide “lockdown” starting Sept. 18, an escalation of efforts to halt the spread of Ebola across the West African nation, a senior official in the president’s office said on Friday. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/JV2IeGXDNGM/idAFL5N0R64J020140905
  • How much did Biglaw associates earn back in the 1990s? Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/vYaVGn6uLgI/story01.htm
  • * The Oakland Raiders have settled their cheerleader lawsuit for $1.25 million. Here’s to a season of crippling losses! [SF Gate] * The death of law schools requires observing the 5 stages of grief. It’s DABDA right? Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Debt, AGAIN! [TaxProf Blog] * You don’t need permission to change careers… though many law… […]
  • A round-up of the top statistical tweets from the ILTA conference. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/ynhcHK-qAv4/story01.htm
  • Legal luminaries throwing their reputations behind the anti-tenure effort just highlights how flimsy it is, as a matter of law and policy. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/6cjaWoiGNlU/story01.htm
  • Two observers of the legal industry argue that when it comes to legal spending, sometimes less is more. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/RmoGRuZ2wqM/story01.htm