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Common Sense About Common Ownership

Douglas H. Ginsburg, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; George Mason University – Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty and Keith Klovers, Judical Clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit advocate… … Continue reading

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How Much Do You Really Know About Fraud?

Ed Balleisen, Fraud: An American History from Barnum to Madoff (2017). Cristie Ford How did mail fraud come to be a powerful, all-purpose statutory tool for pursuing financial fraud in the United States? How does financial fraud resemble and differ … Continue reading

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3 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SPENDING YOUR KID’S INHERITANCE

By Lane V. Erickson, Idaho Estate Planning Attorney So you’ve worked hard your entire life and have put together a pretty good retirement plan for yourself. Your house is paid off, your cars are free and clear of any debts, … Continue reading

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Florida Appeals Court Upholds Priest's Objections To Testifying About Statements Made In Confessional

In Ronchi v. State of Florida, (FL App., June 15, 2018), a Florida state appellate court held that it would violate Florida's Religious Freedom Restoration Act to require a Catholic priest, Fr. Vincenzo Ronchi, to testify about a sex abuse victim's … Continue reading

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” ‘The Tone Deafness is Astounding’: Clients Unhappy about Milbank Associate Raise Announcement”

The law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy recently announced that it was raising the annual salaries of its first year associates to   $190,000. Some large law firms have done the same thereafter. Instead of a business-like, matter-of-fact, decisive … Continue reading

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