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Quarles & Brady nation's top family-friendly firm

Oct 23, 2007 A coalition of women's groups from eight elite law schools has named Quarles & Brady as the top family-friendly law firm in the U.S., according to the National Law Journal. The criteria for the award was based on a…

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Denver, California Law Firms to Merge

Oct 15, 2007 An influential Denver law firm said it would merge with a California firm that specializes in water law, a move it said would position it to represent clients across the West in water cases. Brownstein Hyatt Farber…

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New Passport Rules Back in Effect

Oct 4, 2007 A temporary easing of new passport rules for travelers entering the U.S. has expired, meaning that all persons -- including U.S. citizens -- traveling by air from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda are now…

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Fewer Women Are Seeking Law Degrees

Oct 2, 2007 The decrease comes at a time when the earning power of women in their 20s is outpacing men of the same age, at least in several major U.S. metropolitan areas. According to research from Department of Sociology at Queens…

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Dewey & LeBoeuf Merger Given Green Light

Sep 27, 2007 The merger between Dewey Ballantine and LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae has gone through as of 4:30pm BST today (26 September). The partners of the respective firms were informed in the past hour that, as of Monday (1…

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Ohio Federal Judge Strikes Down Net-Censorship Law

Sep 26, 2007 An Ohio federal judge on Monday struck down Ohio's combined "harmful to minors" law on the grounds that it ran afoul of the First Amendment's guarantee of freedom of speech. Fortunately, U.S. District Judge Walker…

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New York Attorney General Cuomo subpoenas Facebook

Sep 25, 2007 Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced an investigation into the popular online social networking site Facebook after undercover investigators posing as children were allegedly solicited by sexual predators…

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Hard Case: Job Market Wanes for U.S. Lawyers

Sep 24, 2007 A law degree isn't necessarily a license to print money these days. For graduates of elite law schools, prospects have never been better. Big law firms this year boosted their starting salaries to as high as $160,000.…

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