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LegalTech 2010: Experts unveil new e-discovery tools

LegalTech 2010 got off to a busy start, with lawyers and tech experts crowding exhibit halls and conference rooms to find out the latest news on e-discovery and legal technology services and products.

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Two SCOTUS retirements?

Speculation over whether the U.S. Supreme Court will start its next term with or without Justice John Paul Stevens has been swirling ever since it was reported that he hired only one clerk for next term instead of the usual four.

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New legal issue: Payment for child porn victims

MINNEAPOLIS — It’s been more than a decade since “Amy,” as she’s known in court papers, was first sexually abused by her uncle. The abuse ended long ago and he’s in prison, but the pictures he made when she was 8 or 9 are among the most widely circulated child pornography images online.

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Bonadio Group offers new CFO service

The Bonadio Group on Monday announced the launch of a new Personal Chief Financial Officer service through its Wealth Advisors team.

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Curbing legal malpractice claims

Four practice niches — personal injury law; family law; real estate; and trusts and estates — generate the highest percentage of legal malpractice claims each year.

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Gov’t says court can dismiss detainee case

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration is suggesting the U.S. Supreme Court dismiss a case that tests whether a federal judge can order Guantanamo Bay detainees released in the United States. The move follows Switzerland’s decision to accept two detained ...

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Pastors challenge hate crimes law

The new federal hate crimes law is being challenged by a group of pastors and a conservative organization, who claim the law violates several provisions of the Constitution.

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Thomas: Some questioning ‘irresponsible’

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Questioning the Supreme Court and other government branches needs to stay within the range of fair criticism or “run the risk in our society of undermining institutions that we need to preserve our liberties,” Justice Clarence Thomas said Thursday.

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AG: Bank of America defrauded investors

Calling their behavior “reprehensible,” New York State Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo slammed Bank of America and two of its former leaders Thursday for what he called a “concerted effort” to defraud taxpayers and the federal government.

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Ex-assemblyman sentenced to six years

NEW YORK CITY — A veteran New York assemblyman was sentenced to six years behind bars on Thursday on charges he collected $1 million in consulting fees for, in his own words, “doing nothing.”

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