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Cover-up probe opened in Massa case

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House ethics committee on Wednesday opened what it said will be “a full and complete investigation” into whether anyone covered up information that former Rep. Eric Massa sexually harassed male staff members.

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Solo: Switch saved practice

For the first time in the six years since he opened his solo practice, Kevin Houchin sleeps through the night. No more wondering how he’s going to pay the bills. Or if he is falling into the same downward spiral ...

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Is debtor entitled to vehicle deduction?

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether an “above-median” debtor is entitled to an ownership cost deduction for a vehicle that he owns free and clear.

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Train law firm staff on confidentiality rules

Even though law firm staff may include non-lawyers, firm managers must ensure the rules of confidentiality are part of their training. “Your staff should understand they represent the firm ...

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Religious group case heated

During oral arguments Monday in a case asking whether a public law school has the right to deny benefits to a student group that excludes gays — and requires all members to share its beliefs — exchanges between the justices ...

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NY WARN revisited

Roughly a year and a half after New York State lawmakers put in place their version of the WARN Act, officials have released revised rules on parts of the legislation.

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Couple fighting over 7,000 pictures

A divorcing couple who could not agree how to divide their photo albums containing an estimated 7,000 pictures will split them 75/25, with the husband getting a larger share based on his greater efforts at taking and cataloging the pictures, a New York trial court has ruled.

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