August 23, 2012

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Law:

Nationwide Layoff and No-Offer Watch: Winston & Strawn
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Law Firms Raising Capital
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Dewey, Davis Polk, Grant & Eisenhofer: Business of Law
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The 5 US Cities Where Lawyers Make The Most Money
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Vote: The Best Law Schools In America
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Does ‘Esq.’ Mean Attorney? Suspended Lawyer Claims It Also Refers to Readers of the Magazine
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Skadden Associate, Herself a Rape Victim, Dives Into Akin Fray
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Strike a Pose: Meet the Attorney Behind That Fabulous Madonna Bar Mitzvah Dance Video
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Departure Memo of the Day: Boyz To Traurig
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In-House: Finding Mary Poppins
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Lawyers for Former Penn State President Slam Freeh for 'Reckless' Report
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Law Prof’s Ideal, Affordable Law School Not Possible in Reality, Chemerinsky Says
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UVA Law Tries To Attract More Law Students With Honey Than With Collars
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13 Signs You’ve Gone to the Wrong Law School
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Law Students Continue to Be Flummoxed By Their Lockers
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Prospective Student Pesters And Annoys Yale Faculty
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Video Chat Service Aims to Connect Clients and Lawyers
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Bar Association Ordered to Pay $191.5K Legal Bill for Lawyer Whose Free Speech Was Chilled
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Who Were Those Masked Men? Thank-You Note to Mask Maker Helps Cops ID Robbery Suspects
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ICE Official’s Suit Is Littered With Allegations of His Superior’s ‘Sexually Offensive Behavior’ and ‘Frat House-Type’ Antics
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Whale Of A Tale: Appeals Court Upholds Teeth Sale Conviction
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Thief arrested for shoplifting after hiding 42in TV under her skirt
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Oklahoma City Dress Code Will Not Tolerate Kindergartner's U. of Michigan T-Shirt
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Say What?!
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Judges:

NYPD officer accused of striking judge will not face charges --- Queens D.A. Covering Up Cop Assault, Judge Says
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Justice of Peace Apologizes in Newspaper Ad for Harsh Words re Dead Suspect in Texas Shooting Spree
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Lawyers Sentenced to Ethics Class for Reading Judge's Text Message
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Agency Recommends Removal of Ex-Judge for Sexual Contact With Niece 40 Years Ago
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Wall Street:

Stock futures buoyed by Fed stimulus hopes
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Stocks Climb After Signals From The Fed
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More Evidence Wall Street Is Overpaid
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10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell
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Layoffs:

Unemployment To Stay Above 8 Percent, CBO Says
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Benefit Reductions Remain Top Worry for American Workers
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7 Jobs With Low Pay, High Satisfaction
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People Are Beginning To Realize Self-Employment Isn't All It's Cracked Up To Be
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National and State by State Unemployment Rates
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Animated Map of Unemployment
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Health Care:

Former Board Member May Buy Shuttered Peninsula Hospital Center for $24M
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West Nile outbreak largest ever in U.S.
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Coal:

Who's Killing Coal?
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Retailing:

Best Buy income plummets 90%
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Analysts take skeptical view of Best Buy
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New Best Buy CEO Would Be Well Paid if Takeover Cost Him His Job
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Best Buy Employee: Working Here Is Like Being In A Big Game Of Telephone
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Autos:

Governments Everywhere Are Wasting Money On The Dying Auto Industry
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BMW Sues Saab Automobile Parts for EUR2.6 Million
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Economy:

CBO projects $1.1T deficit for this fiscal year --- CBO chief warns of 'fiscal cliff' and potential recession --- CBO sees worse economic wreckage from "fiscal cliff" --- Warns of deep recession if Congress fails to stop 'fiscal cliff' --- Romney, Obama react to fiscal cliff report
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The ‘Fiscal Cliff’ in Charts
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Citi Expects Only Two Countries Will Have AAA Ratings In The Long Run
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Fed ready to ease "fairly soon," minutes show --- Many on FOMC Favored Easing Soon if No Pickup in Growth
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Middle class share of America's income shrinking --- The American Middle Class: fewer, poorer, gloomier --- The Report
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A Terrifying New Poll Of Young Voters On The Economy
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Nearly Every Economist Says The Same Thing Will Spur This Economy
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How the Recession Spread Across the US
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The Ten Most Powerful Women In The World
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US Debt Clock
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Real Estate:

U.S. July Home Resales Rise to a 4.47 Million Rate
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Toll Brothers orders rise sharply amid housing recovery
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Nearly half of Fannie Mae REO unable to reach market
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Yes, Subprime Crisis Was Government's Fault
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CBO: Looming recession likely to curtail mortgage credit
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Mortgage applications fall 7.4% on rising rates
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Higher Home Prices Are Bailing Out Underwater Homeowners
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Woman Lost Her Home And Then Managed To Buy It Back Six Years Later
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Media:

Tribune Creditors Win Temporary Halt to Bankruptcy Exit They Challenged --- The Opinion
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Aviation:

Regional airlines face closings, bankruptcy
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Judge OKs AMR Deal to Buy 11 Boeing Airplanes
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Machinists union to vote on Hawker pension proposal
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GDSI, Airtronic in takeover talks
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Hollywood:

David Bergstein Wins Punitive Damages in Lawyer Trial as Verdict Reaches $50 Million
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Corporate Reform:

Schooling The Novices
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Labor:

Wage cuts in final Hostess offer
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The Labor Market Doesn’t Work
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Food/Beverage:

Twinkie-Maker Gives Teamsters Brutal 'Last, Best' Offer
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Tax:

Switzerland objects to portrayal as a tax haven in campaign ads
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Fraud:

Madoff Trustee's Customer Payment May Reach $2.4B
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Are Ponzi Scheme Victims Partly to Blame for Their Losses? Law Prof Sees Some Gullibility
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Brokers:

Peregrine Financial trustee, clients parry over return of funds
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Ethanol:

Aventine lenders take over distressed company in out-of-court restructuring
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Corporate Governance:

U Rich, Bro?
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Shipping:

German shipbuilder P+S on brink of insolvency
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Alternative Energy:

Seagate Technology in deal to buy Solyndra plant
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Banking:

Six public pension funds to lead JPMorgan litigation in federal court
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
(4 new opinions today - DBN)

Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Chapter 7, 12 & 13 Private Trustee Locator
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Recent Ch. 11 Filings (54 new filings today)
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Recent Ch. 11 Adversary Proceeding Filings (15 new filings today)
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Bankruptcy Code - Prior BK Codes - Bankruptcy Rules
(large downloads)

UCLA-LoPucki Bankruptcy Research Database
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Bankruptcy Jobs:

(1)- (2)- (3)- (4)- (5)- (6)- (7)- (8)- (9)- (10)
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Seminars - (Contact us to list your seminar)

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Miscellaneous:

Syms, Mark Shale, Dewey, ATP Oil, Kodak, AMR
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Rochelle on Hostess Wages, Dewey Settlement: audio
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Bankruptcy Statistics:

Fewer Small Businesses Going Bankrupt
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Interactive Bankruptcy Statistics Map
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UCC:

Section 552
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Insurance:

Libor-Related Insurance Claims Provide A Roadmap To The Issues Faced By Policyholders In Large Exposure D&O Claims
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D&O Insurance: Contract Exclusion Precludes Coverage for Negligent and Fraudulent Misrepresentation Claims
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Litigation:

Expert report not necessarily privileged: appeals court
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'Kleen' Plaintiffs Withdraw Demand for Predictive Coding
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Federal Courts Cracking Down On Jurors' Social Media Use
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Jurors Face Daunting Task in Apple-Samsung Deliberations
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In Apple v. Samsung Patent Case, Expect Nobody to Win
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Municipalities:

Mammoth Lakes, California, Ends Suit Causing Bankruptcy
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Bankruptcy eligibility fight won't be quick
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Stockton City Manager: Pension Reform Needed to Keep Cities Afloat
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More distressed municipalities may turn to bankruptcy
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More U.S. municipal bond information available to public
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Risk:

Company Bond Risk Rises as Investors Pare Crisis Resolution Bets
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Credit/Debit Cards:

Map: What Credit Cards Americans Use
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Consumers unwilling to pay new “checkout fee”
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Native Americans:

LCO tells member they are in a financial emergency
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EU:

Eurozone Headed For Recession As Economic Rot Spreads
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PIIGS:

Samaras Says He 'Guarantees Personally' to Repay Aid, SZ Reports --- Juncker: Greek bailout program extension will depend on debt inspectors’ report --- German Finance Minister: Giving Greece More Time Means Giving More Money --- Hedge Fund Manager Describes The Total Societal 'Catastrophe' If Greece Leaves The Eurozone --- Citi: There's A 90% Chance That Greece Leaves The Euro — And It Could Happen In A Matter Of Weeks --- Depressing Pictures From Greece --- Before You Get Optimistic About Greece, Look What Happened On The Island Of Hydra --- Greece Borrows from Prof. Shiller
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Germany:

German airport Hahn risking insolvency
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China:

Bank of Japan: China Bubble in Danger Zone
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Belize:

The Dance Between Belize and Its Bondholders
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Belize rules out another future debt restructuring
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Belize 'confident' it can restructure superbond
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Ratings agencies see steep losses on Belize superbond
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MENA:

Iran Bans Women From Academic Programs
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