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Former Atlanta school chief enters not-guilty plea

Lawyers for Beverly Hall will fight charges she knew of conspiracy to doctor test scores. Continue reading

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Judge Indicates She Will Approve Merrill Deferred Compensation Settlement

A federal judge indicated at a hearing on Friday she will approve a proposed class-action settlement under which Merrill Lynch will pay roughly $21 million to former brokers who claim they were wrongly denied deferred compensation, according to lawyers involved in the case. Continue reading

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New York appeals ruling striking down big soda ban

New York City is asking appeals judges to reinstate a ban on supersized sodas and other sugary drinks, which was struck down by a Manhattan judge the day before it was to go into effect.The city had vowed an appeal and said Thursday that lawyers had filed it late Monday.In his decision on March 11, State Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling said the 16-ounce limit on sodas and other sweet dri… Continue reading

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Cinema Shootings: Holmes ‘Offers Guilty Plea’

Lawyers say the man accused of killing 12 at a screening of The Dark Knight Rises will plead guilty in exchange for life in jail. Continue reading

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Analysis: "Lex Cyprus" will set precedents for closer EU union

Lawyers have a saying that hard cases make bad law. Continue reading

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Exclusive – S&P hires top defence attorney for $5 billion lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Standard and Poor's has hired John Keker, one of the country's top white-collar defense attorneys, to help fight a $5 billion lawsuit brought by the U.S. government this week. Keker, who is based in San Francisco and has represented everyone from cyclist Lance Armstrong to Enron's Andrew Fastow, was hired at the recommendation of Floyd Abrams, a prominent New York attorney who also represents the ratings firm Continue reading

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Analysis – U.S. lawsuit casts a pall over S&P

(Reuters) – Lawyers for Standard and Poor's, responding to a U.S. Continue reading

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Analysis – U.S. lawsuit casts a pall over S&P

(Reuters) – Lawyers for Standard and Poor's, responding to a U.S. government probe, have tried for months to show it did nothing wrong in rating exotic securities in the run-up to the financial crisis. In one meeting, the McGraw-Hill Cos Inc unit, which owns Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC, made a two-hour presentation in front of about 50 lawyers from the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Continue reading

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Chandra Levy murder case re-examined with new details

Prosecutors and lawyers for the former congressional intern’s killer have met met secretly. Continue reading

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Conrad Murray’s Lawyers — FIGHT During Jail Visit

Conrad Murray went from star prisoner to star witness at the L.A. County Jail today … Continue reading

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