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Prosecutors Spoof Spoofer Into Guilty Plea For Spoofing

For once, things go according to plan for the DoJ. The post Prosecutors Spoof Spoofer Into Guilty Plea For Spoofing appeared first on Above the Law.

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The Difference Between Keeping Lawyers And Losing Lawyers? It’s More Than Money.

Thomson Reuters Institute report finds key differences between firms with high and low turrnover. The post The Difference Between Keeping Lawyers And Losing Lawyers? It’s More Than Money. appeared first on Above the Law.

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In a dispute over the meaning of a procedural rule, justices seem settled: “Mistake” means “mistake”

Kemp v. United States was an unusual argument, as the justices seemed to come to the bench resolved to settle the case with an answer proposed by neither of the parties. Kemp asks the Supreme Court to interpret Rule 60(b), which is the rule that... The po

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Court ponders constitutionality of disparate fees in business bankruptcy cases

Monday’s argument in Siegel v. Fitzgerald was a meandering exercise that shed little direct light on how the justices will dispose of this matter. As I explain below, my best guess is that the protracted questioning about what the court should do if it ho

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