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ConEd, NYS Reach $153M Benchmark Settlem…

Consolidated Edison Inc. reached a $153.3 million settlement with New York State, making it the largest of its kind in state history. The settlement comes after a 2014 natural gas explosion...

Man Pleads Insanity After Murdering Leba…

Stanley Vernon Majors of Tulsa, Okla., is planning to pursue an insanity defense after being charged with the murder of Khalid Jabara, his Lebanese neighbor. So reports the Associated Press.

Lawmakers Try to Alter Status of Childre…

A pair of Tennessee lawmakers proposed altering part of a state law regarding the legitimacy of artificially inseminated children, and some say the move is targeted at the children of...

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Consolidated Edison Inc. reached a $153.3 million settlement with New York State, making it the largest of its kind in state history. The settlement comes after a 2014 natural gas explosion killed eight people in Manhattan. So reports Yahoo.

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Stanley Vernon Majors of Tulsa, Okla., is planning to pursue an insanity defense after being charged with the murder of Khalid Jabara, his Lebanese neighbor. So reports the Associated Press.

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A pair of Tennessee lawmakers proposed altering part of a state law regarding the legitimacy of artificially inseminated children, and some say the move is targeted at the children of homosexual couples. So reports NBC News.

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Doug Adler filed suit against ESPN after he was fired for making what some considered a racist comment about Venus Williams. So reports AOL News.

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Pedro Hernandez has been found guilty for murdering 6-year-old Etan Patz in his second state court trial. So reports Newsweek.

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Practice Management

New e-Discovery Book Aims at Simplicity…

Author and attorney Ralph Losey estimates he’s written nearly 2 million words about the increasingly popular practice of e-Discovery.

News Roundup

ConEd, NYS Reach $153M Benchmark Settlem…

Consolidated Edison Inc. reached a $153.3 million settlement with New York State, making it the largest of its kind in state history. The settlement comes after a 2014 natural gas explosion...

Corporate Counsel

GE’s GC Tops List of Highest Paid

General Electric's general counsel's 2012 compensation package afforded him almost $11 million in cash, making him the highest paid general counsel on Corporate Counsel magazine's latest list of the nation's...

Big Law

9th Circuit Takes Issue with Trump’s Ass…

President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigration from seven mid-east counties will continue to go unenforced as judges on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the executive order failed...

Small Law

What to Do When Clients Don’t Pay

There's nothing more annoying than a deadbeat client. But, there are steps you can take to make this situation less onerous or to even avoid such situations altogether.

Below the Bar

Lawyer Sentenced to More Than 2 Life Sen…

Andrew Schmuhl was handed two life sentences, plus 98 years in prison, after committing a brutal home invasion. So reports The Washington Post.

People

ABA Speech Code Would've Appalled ‘Frame…

The American Bar Association has amended Rule 8.4 of its Model Rules for Professional Conduct to prohibit “harmful verbal or physical conduct that manifests bias or prejudice toward others.” Louisville...

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