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  • NAIROBI, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. – – – – – EVENTS: SOUTH AFRICA – Treasury holds its weekly auction of inflation linked bonds. SOUTH AFRICA – Energy department announces adjustments to fuel prices for […]
  • The petition of the day is: Battles v. United States 13-1309 Issue: Whether, when the district court disposes of a motion for a new trial while an appeal is pending in the court of appeals, a defendant must file a second notice of appeal in order for the court of appeals to have jurisdiction to […]
  • Faced with a court order to allow voters in Ohio to start casting ballots next Tuesday for this year’s general election, state officials on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to temporarily block that requirement, and to consider taking on the dispute itself immediately. A federal judge, with approval from the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]
  • Two conflicting federal trial court rulings on same-sex marriage — one in Texas in favor, one in Louisiana against — will be heard by the same panel of appellate judges, but in separate hearings, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ordered on Thursday. The order moves along the constitutional controversy in a […]
  • ATL editors David Lat and Joe Patrice debate: When is a chicken sandwich just a chicken sandwich? Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/nDj6_76Vojg/story01.htm
  • * Justice Sotomayor would like to remind you that just because you’ve been to one Indian casino, that doesn’t mean all Native Americans are fantastically wealthy. [KGOU] * Nor is every Native American cured by this news, but this is certainly a start — the Department of the Interior will sign a $554 million settlement […]
  • Biglaw and Derek Jeter Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/BJxfeRMEb80/story01.htm
  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Poor global coordination has bogged down Canada’s efforts to deliver its Ebola vaccine to Africa, a Canadian minister said on Thursday, six weeks after Ottawa offered to make a donation to help fight the deadly outbreak. Source: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/AfricaNigeriaNews/~3/He5oZi5nY78/idAFL2N0RQ1QZ20140925
  • Alleged perjury dogs dean on way out of the door. Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/abovethelaw/~3/xp0s_NmvdX0/story01.htm
  • On September 17, 2014, the House Judiciary Committee approved the bi-partisan federal Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014, H.R. 5233, which we previously wrote about when introduced in July, 2014 by North Carolina Representative George Holding. H.R. 5233 seeks to amend the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 to create a federal civil remedy for trade […]