February 9, 2012

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Law:

Bonus Watch: Bingham McCutchen’s ‘Extraordinary’ Bonuses
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Lawyer Gets 1-Year Suspension for Facilitating Now-Disbarred Partner’s Thefts from Clients
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Defamation Complaint Against Lanny Davis Tied to 3M-Porton Dispute Will Proceed
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DLA Piper Breaks $2 Billion Barrier to Post Record Revenue
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Bingham maintains £100k NQ salary
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Judge May Avoid Ruling on the Merits in Suit Seeking to Allow Law Firm Investors
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Greg Kelly Won’t Be Charged, But Who Is His Accuser? Where Did It All Go Down?
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Hedge Fund Suit Accuses Minneapolis Law Firm of Aiding Criminal Enterprise
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Ashurst: staff costs rise £5m as top earner takes home £1.05m
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In-House: RIF is a Four-Letter Acronym
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2 Former TSU Law Students Sue Over ‘Arbitrary and Capricious’ D Grade in First-Year Contracts Class
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Curve Breaker: Temple University Student Convicted of Hacking Into School System To Improve Grades
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Law School Transparency Weighs in on Reform
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ABA calls for better accommodations for disabled LSAT-takers
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Law Student of the Day: Max Schrems
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The University of Minnesota Is the Facebook Fun Police
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Widener prof defamation suit settled
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Real Men Wear Starched Shirts
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25 Game-Changing iPad Apps for Law Students & Lawyers
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When Opposing Counsel Uses Your Facebook Friendship Against You
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Dan Defends Dad
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John Locker, King of the Lifers
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Fulbright & Jaworski Fires Back, Sues to Get $521K Legal Payment from Plaintiff in Texas A&M Case
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Lawyers Must Keep Representing Murder Defendant Who Won’t Communicate With Them, Judge Rules
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What's in a name? For Chinese law firms, Bright is often right
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Running With The Wild St. Bernards
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'Bored' Clerk Caught Watching P--- During R--- Trial
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Lawyer Reportedly Ousted from Her Arraignment for Talking Too Much
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Domestic Defendant Freed on Orders to Undergo Counseling, Take His Wife to Red Lobster
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Judges:

Judge Easterbrook Benchslaps Biglaw
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Goldilocks Avoids Criminal Sanction When Sotomayor Judges Dispute on Sesame Street
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Gunman Who Fired Shot Outside NY Courtroom Is Killed
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Judges To Decide Whether Church Confessions Can Be Used In Court
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Judge Orders Man To Take Wife on Date
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Wall Street:

US Stock Futures Decline Before ECB
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Wall Street ends flat
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Stocks mixed as Greek deal optimism fades
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Attention Ladies: This Is How You Date A Wall Streeter
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The Summer Analyst Application Cover Letter That Went Viral On Wall Street
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Layoffs:

Unemployment Decline Masks U.S. Labor Force Drop
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Mystery of the Disappearing Workers
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Traders to Watch Jobless Claims for Signs of Recovery
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How To Bounce Back Strong From Job Search Rejection
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Work may be that bad, but economy is scary
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Pepsico to cut 8,700 jobs
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National and State by State Unemployment Rates
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Animated Map of Unemployment
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IP:

Whoomp! Who Owns It?
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Municipalities:

71 Central Falls teachers to get layoff notices
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MF Global:

Will MF Global Customer Interests Be Crushed by Big Banks?
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S&P cuts rating on CME Group
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CME Nears Deal to Sell Chicago Board of Trade Site
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MF Global S'pore payout
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Oil/Gas:

Debunking The Myth That America Has 100 Years Of Natural Gas Supply
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Non-Profits:

Judge approves state fair deadline plan
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Economy:

Greece Keeps Promising Reform, but Few Believe It
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Dependent Nation: Dependency Index Surges 23% Under President Obama; 67 Million Get Aid
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The Truth About Expanding Consumer Credit
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The Real Reason So Many Old Men Freak Out About Inflation - It Makes Them Fell Young :)
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The IMF Deserves To Be Put On A Drastic Diet
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Economic Stress Map
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Economy Tracker Map
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US Debt Clock
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Real Estate:

Foreclosure Deal to Offer $17B Mortgage Relief
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Big states set to make mortgage deal real --- Foreclosure settlement with major banks close to completion --- $26 billion accord is government's latest effort to halt housing slide --- Holdout states lured back
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Banks largely reserved for US mortgage pact cost
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Homes in foreclosure decline by 130,000
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Current Mortgage Rates for Wednesday, February 8, 2012
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13 Detroit Houses You Can Buy For Less Than $100
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Ally Financial seeking buyer for ResCap unit
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98 US Housing Markets Are Gaining Momentum
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The World's Tallest Building Is Now A 'Distressed' Property
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Housing Prices: Something's Gotta Give
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Celebs:

Gary Busey Reportedly Files for Bankruptcy -- I'm Really REALLY Broke --- Gary Busey Bankruptcy Shocker: Actor Files for Chapter 7 Protection
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Retailing:

Barneys hires restructuring firm
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Barneys New York back in hot water - reportedly retained bankruptcy counsel
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Aviation:

American Airlines to cut 500 flight attendants
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American Airlines pension default Q&A
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New Hawker Beechcraft CEO has history with troubled companies
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Corporate Reform:

The SEC Says The Game Has Changed, And Therefore So Must The Players
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SEC enforcer warns the young on insider trading
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Role of plaintiffs lawyers in Dodd-Frank debated at House hearing
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The GOP's new push to defang the CFPB
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Mass Torts:

BP Is Spending $500 Million To Fix Its Brand And Get Everybody To Forget About Deepwater Horizon
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Private Equity:

The Private Equity Industry Is Adding Thousands Of Workers
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Credit/Debit Cards:

Payment Protection Plans
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Accounting:

Ernst & Young Paying $2M In Audit Settlement
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Tax:

Zuckerberg's tax bill could hit $2 billion after his massive stock options are finalized
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Politics:

Massachusetts ranked 47th in job creation when Romney was governor
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Santorum sweep jolts GOP race
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Congress' Job Approval at New Low of 10%
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Religion:

Milwaukee archdiocese bid to duck abuse suits sparks ire
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Hearing Thursday in Wis. to Address Archdiocese Bankruptcy
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In slump, even churches suffer
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Lehman:

Citigroup Sued by Lehman for $2.5 Billion 'Wrongfully' Taken
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Trucking:

Arrow Trucking bankruptcy comes to close after two years
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Photography:

Kodak Theatre Must Keep Name Despite Bankruptcy , Company Says
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
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Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Chapter 7, 12 & 13 Private Trustee Locator
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Recent Ch. 11 Filings
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Bankruptcy Code - Prior BK Codes - Bankruptcy Rules
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UCLA-LoPucki Bankruptcy Research Database
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Bankruptcy Jobs:

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Bankruptcy Statistics:

Interactive Bankruptcy Statistics Map
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Food/Beverage:

Hostess Seeks Lucrative Deal for CEO
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Teamsters Memo Shows How The Threat Of A Union Strike Could Seal Hostess' Fate
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Wager reveals a Sno Ball's chance at longevity
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Insurance:

John Paulson Totally Flipped Out During A Conference Call
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Fraud:

Stanford Trial Drags Former Proskauer, Chadbourne Partner Back into Spotlight
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Gupta Wasn’t Rajaratnam’s Only Goldman ‘Insider,’ U.S. Says
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Rajat Gupta may face more charges for giving inside information to Raj Rajaratnam --- Rajat Gupta's Lawyer: Government 'Wildly Expanding' Case Against Ex-Goldman Director
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Deutsche Bank MBS dismissals: It's not easy to plead fraud
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Insider trading: JFK stocked up on Cubans hours before signing embargo
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Banking:

5 Booming Bank Stocks Poised to Fall
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UBS To Clawback Investment Banker Bonuses 50%
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Hatred Of Bankers On Par With Hatred Of Terrorists, Says Former Banker
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"The generic 'war for talent' is over": Yet another bank has capped bonuses
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New Rules May Prevent Banks From Blowing Themselves Up For Cheap
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Credit Suisse Swings to Surprise Loss
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Autos:

GM's Opel facing a $300M loss
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GM Considers Closing Opel Factory in Germany
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Corporate Governance:

Delaware-Only Corporate Bylaw Restricting Investor Suits Comes Under Siege
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UK:

Bank of England Expands Asset Purchases to Prop Economy
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Bank of England backs $ 79 billion money injection
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EU:

The ECB Opens The Door To Debt Forgiveness Across Europe
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ECB to Leave Rates Flat Ahead of More Loans; Greece Eyed
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How Big Will the ECB’s Next Liquidity Injection Be?
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Angela Merkel's Desperate And Risky Gamble
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French Minister Tells Homeless To 'Avoid Going Outdoors' During Europe's Deadly Winter
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A Contrarian Bets Ireland and Hungary Will Rebound
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'Could the Germans Survive a Crisis like Greece's?'
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Sweden : Europeans need to question pension habits
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PIIGS:

Greek Premier Starts Talks to Rescue Consensus Amid Quarrels --- Greek parties mull harsh new cuts --- Greece Keeps Promising Reform, but Few Believe It --- Austerity moves leave nation's economic safety net in tatters --- Greece Already Misses 2012 Targets – Anti Austerity Government Could Emerge --- Greek leaders ready to back austerity deal
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What It Means For The ECB To Take A Hit On The Greek Restructuring
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Key Greek bailout talks delayed because of missing paperwork
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As Deal Gets Closer, Greeks Pushed Toward Deeper Cuts
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Greek unemployment rises to record 20.9 percent in Nov
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More Greeks rely on charity as nation nears bankruptcy
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Greek Industrial Production Slumps Further
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Greek far-right leader expects parties to agree on bailout --- Greek Leaders Fail to Forge Agreement Ahead of Eurogroup Meeting --- Greek Talks Stuck on Pensions as Euro Ministers Meet on Bailout --- Greek finance minister heads to Brussels in last ditch bid
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Wages of sin in Greek debt crisis
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Euro zone ministers to meet on Greece without Italy's Monti
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Japan:

Instead Of Telling Jokes At The Water Cooler, Japanese Workers Tell Stories Of Their Past Failures
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Mexico:

Vitro Shares Surge on Restructuring Approval
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