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Supreme Court hears dispute over security check pay

WASHINGTON — Workers who fill customer orders for Internet retailer Amazon might be out of luck in their quest to be paid for time they spend going through security checkpoints each day. Several U.S. Supreme Court justices expressed doubts Wednesday ...

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Comptroller gets involved in FairPoint dispute

The comptroller of New York is urging FairPoint’s biggest shareholder to encourage the company to treat its workforce fairly. Thomas DiNapoli expressed concerns about union allegations that FairPoint improperly declared an impasse in labor negotiations in a letter to John ...

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Judge disqualifies MLK estate lawyer from case

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge has ruled that a lawyer for the estate of Martin Luther King Jr. cannot participate in a dispute over the ownership of King’s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize. The slain civil rights icon’s estate, controlled ...

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Justices won’t reinstate award against Hustler

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court won’t reinstate an award against a racy magazine in a dispute over nude pictures of a model published after she was killed by her professional wrestler husband. The court turned away a request by the ...

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Deciding wind dispute is no breeze

Several questions still need to be answered before Monroe County Supreme Court Justice John J. Ark reaches a final decision in a case brought by a wind energy company against the town of Italy in Yates County. Ecogen LLC and Ecogen Transmission Corp.

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ABA, NALP wrangle over law grad data

As American Bar Association President Stephen Zack said, those attending the ABA’s annual meeting in Toronto this week can earn an entire year’s worth of continuing education credit, network with leading professionals, examine a wide assortment of innovative legal products and services, see a beautiful city and more.

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Lawyer: Brunei prince ‘betrayed’ by ex-lawyers

NEW YORK CITY — Brunei’s Prince Jefri Bolkiah was exploited by two thieving British attorneys who took advantage of his trust and vulnerability as he faced the legal “fight of his life,” one of his lawyers said Tuesday in summing up his side of a multimillion-dollar dispute.

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MLB sued by brewer over sponsorship deal

NEW YORK CITY — Anheuser-Busch is suing Major League Baseball in a dispute over the brewer's decades-long sponsorship. The maker of Budweiser claimed in a suit filed Friday that MLB agreed in April ...

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