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  • * Another town seized by Islamists, no shots fired (Adds more than 26,000 displaced) Source:
  • Ruling that the Supreme Court’s one-year-old decision striking down a provision of the Federal Defense of Marriage Act “does little more than give both sides in this case something to hope for,” a federal judge in New Orleans on Wednesday upheld Louisiana’s ban on same-sex marriages and its refusal to recognize any such union performed […]
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  • This is the first installment of “Petitions to watch” featuring cases up for consideration at the Court’s September 29 “Long Conference.” Because the Court has not considered new petitions since the end of June, the number of petitions slated for review at the September 29 Conference is quite large – more than at any other […]
  • LONDON, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Ample supply of physical crude oil from other regions kept pressure on Nigerian differentials, with sales slow, traders said on Wednesday. Only around a third of the 63 cargoes for October loading have been purchased around two weeks after the programme came to market, traders said. Offers for October-loading cargoes […]
  • Across the country, law students are entering their august institutions. We here at Bitter Lawyer are happy to guide these students through the perils of their epic quest for a J.D. by reposting helpful tidbits provided by those that came before them. Stand on the shoulders of bitter giants, students. Originally posted: July 18th, 2012 […]
  • NAIROBI, Sept 3 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. – – – – – EVENTS: *KENYA – Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee holds its rate-setting meeting. At its last meeting in July, the central bank held its key […]
  • Business activity in Egypt grew at its sharpest rate in eight months in August, a survey showed today, as the economy rebounded strongly from the initial shock of cuts in energy subsidies last month. … Source:
  • The petition of the day is: Kalamazoo County Road Commission v. Deleon 13-1516Issue: Whether it is an “adverse employment action” for a discrimination claim, or a “materially adverse action” for a retaliation claim, when an employer grants an employee’s request for a job transfer. In association with Bloomberg Law Source:
  • * U.S. CDC chief warns outbreak accelerating, calls for support Source: