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And the next solicitor general?

With all the hubbub over the nomination of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court, most people forgot that — if confirmed — Kagan’s new job will leave the Obama administration with yet another vacancy: Solicitor General.

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GRAWA releases judicial candidate evaluations

The Judicial Evaluation Committee of the Greater Rochester Association for Women Attorneys has reviewed the qualifications of judicial candidates. GRAWA does not endorse or recommend any candidate.

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Impact of health care reform

The experts are still trying to assess the impact of recently passed health care reform on the U.S. health industry, but one truth is already apparent: Reform clearly will mean more work for lawyers and accountants.

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Confirmation will stall delayed bills

First it was the health care bill. Now it is the financial reform package. And soon, authors and advocates of key pieces of legislation important to lawyers will face yet another obstacle to getting those bills to a final vote: the confirmation process for Elena Kagan ...

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Warrant opponents vow to fight on

Opponents of Rochester’s controversial rental home inspection law vowed to fight two administrative search warrants handed down by state Supreme Court Justice Thomas Stander last week.

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