February 19, 2010


    1. 'I guess I'd call myself a calculated dare-devil': Sense of adventure drives area attorney to new heights
    2. After a year hiatus, Street Law is back on Cooley campus GM law program aims to attract minorities into the legal profession
    3. State - Confrontation clause reviewed Range of decisions have impacted defendant's right to confront witnesses
    4. Courts - Former NYC police boss sentenced to four years in prison Kerik was nominated for Department of Homeland Security chief in 2004
    5. State - FBA Book Club discusses 'The Least Worst Place' March 18
    6. Business - Pennsylvania Pension shortfall crisis Study reveals states must fill $1 trillion pension gap
    7. Business - New York Wal-Mart profit rises 22 percent for 4Q But sales remain weak for discounter
    8. Nation - National Round Up
    9. Nation - Texas Prosecutors: Death row judge deserves punishment Judge received no reprimand at her ethics trial last fall
    10. Feb. 18 Appeals Opinions
    11. Nation - Alabama Town marks infamous race case 8 decades later New Scottsboro Boys Museum fills hole in historical narrative
    12. Wayne State's Web page garners top-10 honors
    13. Nation - Utah Lawyer: Control of $110M land trust religious violation State AG says it's too late for church members to ask for any reversal
    14. Courts - Ohio Investor wants court to toss corruption conviction Says case was prejudiced by media
    15. Daily Briefs (Feb. 19)
    16. "Sexting" Statutes
    17. Holder addresses FBA at luncheon Nation's first black AG says McCree embodied qualities he seeks to emulate
    18. Lawyers cite bankruptcy, litigation as key areas for growth
    19. Symposium explores 'Options for an Independent Judiciary in Michigan' Host of speakers call for reforming judicial selection process