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Florida Police Officers Use ‘Stand Your Ground’ To Excuse Brutality

Police officers accused of excessive force in Florida are trying to claw their way behind the state’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ law. Intended to protect civilians from accusations of force when using a firearm to defend their lives, ‘Stand Your Ground’ … Continue reading

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Senators stand behind CFTC Chairman in efforts to uphold equivalency agreement with the EC

By Brad Rosen, J.D.CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo has received the full support from U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Chairman Pat Roberts (R-Kan) and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich) for his stated commitment to honor mutually recognized … Continue reading

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Ask the Hiring Attorney: How do I stand out at a law firm holiday reception while still playing it safe?

Q: I’m a law student getting ready to attend holiday receptions hosted by law firms. I hear so much about what I shouldn’t talk about, what I shouldn’t wear, what I shouldn’t do. So what can I do? How I … Continue reading

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Egypt prosecutor: Mubarak to stand trial, could face death penalty

[JURIST] The Egyptian prosecutor general said Tuesday that former president Hosni Mubarak [Al Jazeera profile; JURIST news archive] will be put on trial and could face the death penalty for conspiring to kill protesters during demonstrations in Egypt [JURIST news … Continue reading

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Would the Real Slim Shady Please Stand Up

Before I launch into this post, I must provide the disclaimer that I am not a Tweeter and I do not regularly use Twitter. That being said, here we go. If imitation is the greatest form of flattery, then Twitter … Continue reading

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