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Federal Ban Defied By Super Bowl Wagers as New Jersey Works to Revamp Law

2/18/2012   According to Arthur Vanrell, the Giants will triumph over the Patriots in Sunday’s Super Bowl. Vanrell of Toms River, said, “Eli Manning is a killer in the fourth quarter. Plus they’re magic on third downs. It’s the Giants
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FINRA Complaint Spurred by Schwab Client-Waiver

2/17/2012   A complaint was filed on Wednesday by Wall Street’s own watchdog against Charles Schwab Corp charging the online brokerage firm of requiring clients to waive their rights to seek class actions against the firm, which is a violation
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Graduates File Lawsuit Against 3 Chicago Law Schools

2/17/2012   A lawsuit was filed Wednesday against three Chicago law schools for allegedly deceiving students by exaggerating post-graduate employment data. The accusations were made in three different lawsuits filed by recent graduates of the DePaul University College of Law,
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Nearly $13 Million in Settlement and Attorneys Fees for Legal Cases Gets Senate Nod

2/16/2012   Settlements and fees amounting to $13 million in legal disputes which have been lost by the state, including almost $1 million in court-ordered attorneys’ fees in the successful challenge by the Entertainment Merchants Association of a California law
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Proposed Bill on Notices Halts in Committee

2/16/2012   A Republican-backed attempt to move foreclosure legal notices to the Internet and away from the broadsheet industry, which for decades has benefited from the requirement notice, was stalled by lawmakers on Tuesday. The benefits of continuing to give
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Burleson LLP Welcomes Attorney James “Jim” Strawn as Of Counsel

2/15/2012   Burleson LLP, an energy law firm, welcomed the addition of Attorney James “Jim” Strawn in its roster. Strawn, who has made a name in his more than thirty years of experience as an oil and gas attorney, will
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$6 Million Raised by Legal Management Platform Clio in Series B Funding

2/15/2011 Clio, a leading provider of cloud-based management tools for the legal industry today announced that it has raised a total of $6 million in the firm’s Series B round of financing. The announcement was made at LegalTech New York.
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Concierge Legal Service Launched by Fort Lauderdale Law Firm

2/14/2012   The Fort Lauderdale-based law firm of Kahn, Chenkin & Resnik, P.L., announced today the availability of concierge legal services for business owners in Florida. The service is also open to doctors, accountants, and other professionals, as well as
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Strip Club Cover Charge Is Legal

2/14/2012   A request from Texas’ strip club industry to review whether the state’s $5 cover charge infringes upon free speech has been denied by the U.S. Supreme Court. The Sexually Oriented Business Fee Act of Texas, commonly referred to
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New Law that Allow Sales is a Win-Win Situation According to Winemakers

2/13/2012   According to local vineyard owners, a new law that allows small wineries to avoid distributors and directly ship to customers is a big win for their industry. This is despite the fact that it could take a couple
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