August 28, 2012

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Law:

Bad News Gets Worse: 2011 Grads Face Tightening Job Market
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BigLaw Firm’s Alleged Blog Disclosure Results in Defamation Claim by Ex-Associate
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How To Drive Associates Nuts!
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Can’t we all just get along? Civility and the legal profession
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The Practice: Debating Failure, Solo Version
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What's the Point of Billable Rates?
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Legal Rebels 2012: If the Shoe Fits…
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Defendant Claims Lawyers Breached Duty of Confidentiality by Revealing Suspicions
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Talking with 1Ls. Is this 2012 or 1994?
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Law Dean Denies That He Is Priest’s ‘B--- B--’
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Law Students Study as 'Virtual Apprentices'
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Chemerinsky: Profs Are Ruining Legal Education
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Georgetown: The Most Popular Law School for Applicants
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Law School Transparency: Nobody has any money
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How in-house lawyers are using social media
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Preparing for bad weather with your iPhone or iPad
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Delaware court affirms $2 bln Southern Copper judgment, $304 million attorney's fee award
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Colorado Shooting Suspect Texted Classmate About Mental Illness, Wrote ‘I Am Bad News’
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Jury Foreman in $1B Apple Case Said Jurors’ Legal and Engineering Experience Speeded Deliberations
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Hip-Hop at Law: Course Samples Hip-Hop’s Bottom-Up Critique of the Law
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Behind Bars: Elderly Prison Population Expected to Triple by 2030
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What it's like to work on death row
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"Breaking Bad" - What do mob lawyers predict for Walter White?
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Trial begins in Ohio Amish hair-cutting attacks
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Egyptian designer gets 500 lashes
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Say What?!
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Judges:

NY Judge Rapped for Approving His Own Concealed Carry Permit, Accidental Gun Discharge in Chambers
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Gay Judge Contends His Dad’s Marriage Mandate in Will Violates Public Policy
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Recusal Motion Cites Pressure to Buy Girl Scout Cookies
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Kagan’s Teachers: 9th Justice Talks About Her Influences in Writing, Reading and Reasoning
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Conduct Commission Questions If Judicial License Plates Violate Code
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Nude judge inquiry lawyer quits
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Wall Street:

U.S. stock futures up slightly; Apple set for rise
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Central bank, growth worries halt share gains
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Stocks Mixed at the Close
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Layoffs:

The US Labor Market Is A Long Way From Being Back To Normal [Charts]
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Lexmark to eliminate 1700 jobs, stop making inkjet printers in cost-cutting drive
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National and State by State Unemployment Rates
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Animated Map of Unemployment
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Aviation:

AMR reports net income of $135 million in July, second profitable month in a row --- AMR revenues, expenses, income by month
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Pilot union: US Airways has signed non-disclosure agreement with American Airlines
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Retiree group wants AMR to pay $135,389.37 in its costs
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Judge to hear American Airlines motion to accept APFA vote on Sept. 12
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The 10 Coolest Aircraft Neil Armstrong Ever Flew
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Education:

Lon Morris closed
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Energy:

Dynegy creditors OK bankruptcy reorganization plan
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Economy:

Rich Are Admirable Greedy People Paying Too Few Taxes
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Investors, Economists Agree: No QE3
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Jubilee
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Dallas Fed Beats Expectations, Improves To -1.6
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Jackson Hole May Disappoint Investors Primed for Stimulus --- 35 Years Of The Jackson Hole Economic Conferences Teaches Us One Reassuring Thing About The Global Economy --- Mario Draghi Cancels Jackson Hole Appearance
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The Most Overrated And Underrated US Economic Indicators
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Fed running short of 'shock and awe' tactics
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Consumer debt defaults down for seventh straight month
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Poll: Americans Want Social Security Saved
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The Only Thing Rising Faster Than Food Stamp Usage Is Food Stamp Cost
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Have Seniors Recovered from the Recession?
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Poll: Most Voters Concerned About the Economy
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Boomers: Retirement Age a Moving Target
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America's Most Hated Industries
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US Debt Clock
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Real Estate:

Who owns the rents? Recent cases highlight uncertainty as to effect of mortgage rent assignments in New York bankruptcies
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Bank Sends Foreclosure Notice to Woman Who Made $70K in Payments for House She Didn’t Own
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Corporate Reform:

Bankers Told to Watch What They Say at Bar
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A Regulator's Key Role in Failed Mutual Fund Reform
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Why No Prosecutions
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Retailing:

Best Buy agrees to open books to Schulze group --- Shares up 6% on potential takeover
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Tech:

Samsung lost an estimated $12B USD in worth from the decision
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Media:

Creditors lose bid to appeal Tribune Co. reorganization without bond--- Judge Demands Creditor Bond to Halt Chap. 11 Exit
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Religion:

Portland archbishop apologizes after abuse claim
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Fraud:

Up Next For ZeekRewards Ponzi Scheme Victims...Clawbacks? --- Investigation like 'drinking from a firehose'
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Peregrine Financial CEO's new wife seeks annulment
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Jeff Rand To Be Sentenced Monday for Million-Dollar Oil, Gas Scam
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Municipalities:

One Of The Most Dangerous Cities In The Country Is Losing Its Police Department
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San Bernardino keeping proposed budget cuts secret
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San Bernardino considers use of 'restricted' funds
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The 10 Best States To Be Young In America
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Labor:

Court Denies American Airlines’ Motion to Reject CBAs; Provides Roadmap to Future Rejection
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Baseball:

For Dodgers, Thriftiness Isn't the Post-Bankruptcy Strategy
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This Bizarre Play Proves How Difficult It Is To Be A Baseball Umpire
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Education:

The Story of Charlotte, the NBA, and For-Profit Education
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Private Equity:

Bain-Related Bankruptcy At Awkward Time For Romney
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Personal Finance:

5 Things Kids Have No Business Knowing About Your Finances
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Autos:

EU Crisis, Weak Economy Hits Automakers
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
(6 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 (17 new filings today)
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Recent Ch. 11 Adversary Proceeding Filings (13 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:

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Seminars - (Contact us to list your seminar)

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Miscellaneous:

Rochelle on Verizon-Idearc, Madoff, Surprising Decisions: Audio
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Bankruptcy Statistics:

Interactive Bankruptcy Statistics Map
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Cross-Border:

Gerova files for bankruptcy with $500m debt
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Venue:

Bankruptcy: Location, Location – U.S. Trustee seeks to move Patriot Coal venue out of New York, 2 issues predominate request
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Litigation:

The Plain Truth: Go for Simple Words if You Want to Communicate Effectively
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Insurance:

The Duty to Advance Defense Expenses vs. The Duty to Defend
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Credit/Debit Cards:

Hotel operators debate charging new fee under Durbin Amendment
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Video Games:

RI board approves 38 Studios litigation committee
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Banking:

RBS could face larger Libor fine than Barclays
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M&T Snaps Up Distressed Lenders as Prey Become Predator
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Alternative Energy:

Solyndra backers could reap big tax breaks; U.S. wants details
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UK:

Half of retail staff keep jobs in insolvency says R3
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KPMG organizes pre-pack of Mouchel to lenders
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EU:

Unilever says poverty is returning to Europe
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German FM: Euro Crisis Will Define Image of Europe
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Debate rages on over ECB bond-buying plan
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Time to clear out problems with collateral
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PIIGS:

Spain Revises Down Data for Economic Growth for 2010-2011 --- Spanish Recession Deepens as Austerity Undermines Outlook
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Mario Draghi Needs Greece Out Of The Eurozone --- Greek Trader Explains Why The Country Is Heading For A 'Social Tipping Point' Of Rebellion Or Civic Mutiny --- Merkel Reins-in Greek Exit Talk as Euro Enters 'Decisive Phase'
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Canada:

Pensions v. DIP Charge: The Continuing Timminco Saga Unions’ Motion for Leave to Appeal Denied
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Student paper wins national award
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Germany:

German business confidence down more than expected
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Bidders lining up for insolvent German solar cells
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China:

A Breakdown Of China's Collapsing Corporate Profits
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