August 12, 2010

    1. Legal View: Immigrant courts need an overhaul
    2. Law Life: Blogging for lawyers has changed
    3. Money Matters: Republican control of the House would be good news for equity markets


    1. National Round Up


    1. State Round Up


    1. Court Round Up


    1. Business - Economy Trade deficit widens to $49.9 billion in June Hits highest level since October 2008
    2. Business - Economy Fed, worried about recovery, will buy U.S. debt Move is designed to drive interest rates a little lower
    3. Business - Personal Finance Moody's: Crisis left money fund industry shaky and reeling 26 European money funds were also endangered
    4. Business - Financial Fortress buying most of AIG's American General
    5. Courts - New York Mom pleads guilty in wreck that spurred state law Father of dead daughter is now activist against drunk driving
    6. Courts - Missouri Adult businesses sue over state's strip club law Argue restrictions violate free speech, expression rights
    7. Nation - Washington Intelius to pay $1.3M for deceptive marketing Class-action lawsuits filed
    8. Nation - Wisconsin Mayor calls on teacher union to drop Viagra lawsuit Reinstating coverage would cost district $786,000 a year
    9. Nation - Pennsylvania Families of Philly duck boat victims file lawsuit Seeks more than $50,000 per family in damages
    10. Nation - Louisiana New Orleans judge to handle most Gulf spill suits Move should please plaintiffs' lawyers and their clients
    11. Nation - ABA President-Elect Stephen N. Zack receives gavel Zack outlines initiatives for presidential year
    12. Report shows Class of 2009 faced new challenges Market for law graduates changes with recession
    13. State - Association hosts annual golf tournament
    14. Cooley's Johnson appointed chair of ABA ethics council
    15. James K. Robinson 1943-2010 One of a Kind Former U.S. Attorney viewed as 'bright light' in legal world
    16. Daily Briefs (Aug 12)
    17. State - Lansing Group hopes to make cemetery a learning place Historical society wants to create 'outdoor museum'
    18. National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Michigan affiliate to host regional conference in Detroit