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    Supreme Court

    Court Rules That The President Is Still In Charge Of Foreign Policy

    Where is Jerusalem and who gets to decide?

    0 Comments / / Jun 8, 2015 at 12:50 PM
  • Charlie Brown (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty)

    Cartoons / Comics, Crime

    Good Grief! ‘Charlie Brown’ Calls Judge An A**hole

    He's accumulated enough criminal charges that it would make sense for him to star in "It's the Great Rap Sheet, Charlie Brown."

    36 Comments / / Jun 8, 2015 at 12:03 PM
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    In-House Counsel, Litigators

    In Praise Of Compulsive Nutcases

    In-house columnist Mark Herrmann asks: Why do (serious, sophisticated, top-notch) litigators actually do things right, while the rest of the world seemingly doesn't care about deadlines or accuracy?

    11 Comments / / Jun 8, 2015 at 11:01 AM
  • US china flags

    China

    Transfer Pricing And China: Watch Out

    If you do not have a written agreement between your China entity and your overseas entity clearly setting forth the terms of all transactions between those two entities, you need to get one. Now.

    / Jun 8, 2015 at 10:02 AM
  • Jennifer Lopez (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

    Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 06.08.15

    Jennifer Lopez (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

    Jennifer Lopez (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty)

    * After a particularly bootylicious performance in Morocco that was aired on live TV, singer Jennifer Lopez is facing a lawsuit which alleges that she “disturbed public order and tarnished women’s honor and respect.” Her first affirmative defense: Dat ass tho. [Newsweek]

    * Our congratulations go out to Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett (@JusticeWillett) for achieving the rare and prestigious honor of being recognized as the “Tweeter Laureate of #Texas.” Way to dole out judicial wit and humor 140 characters at a time, Your Honor. [WSJ Law Blog]

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    * After a particularly bootylicious performance in Morocco that was aired on live TV, singer Jennifer Lopez is facing a lawsuit which alleges that she “disturbed public order and tarnished women’s honor and respect.” Her first affirmative defense: Dat ass tho. [Newsweek]

    * Our congratulations go out to Texas Supreme Court Justice Don R. Willett (@JusticeWillett) for achieving the rare and prestigious honor of being recognized as the “Tweeter Laureate of #Texas." Way to dole out judicial wit and humor 140 characters at a time, Your Honor. [WSJ Law Blog]

    * Howrey gonna pay our creditors if we can't cash in on unfinished business? A judge recently overturned this failed firm's bankruptcy court win, noting that since "[t]he law firm defendants performed the work; they deserve the pay." [Dow Jones Business News]

    * Sorry, job hunters, but despite what you may have heard about the boom years being back, the legal job market is stuck in a "pattern of anemic growth," and it's been that way since the Great Recession. Please give your mother our condolences. [Am Law Daily]

    * It's only a matter of time before the majority of U.S. states legalize marijuana, and Illinois may be the next in line to do so. If you're thinking about joining the green rush and want to learn more, come to our marijuana law reception next week. [Chicago Tribune]

    15 Comments / / Jun 8, 2015 at 9:01 AM