August 9, 2011

    1. Legal View: Understanding whistleblower bounty rules is critical
    2. Money Matters: After divorce, be careful with retirement plan
    3. Law Life: Cheerleaders lose suit involving underage drinking


    1. Top Supreme Court litigators give tips on arguing appeals
    2. Kansas Judge champions First Amendment in abortion cases Judge has been 'cheered and jeered' by both sides of the debate
    3. Vermont Legally blind law student wins her first big case Student accused bar examiners of violating Americans with Disabilities Act
    4. Rhode Island Convicted art dealer claims poverty, asks for help
    5. ABA Section of Legal Education to collect additional job placement data
    6. National Roundup


    1. State Roundup
    2. Ohio Man faces trial in 1967 slaying of Ohio schoolgirl Body was found in southern Michigan


    1. North Carolina Critics complain of long delays in SBI reform
    2. Court Roundup
    3. Pennsylvania The '70' rule benching experienced state judges Constitutional amendment necessary to change rule is unlikely to find support


    1. Economy S&P downgrades Fannie and Freddie, U.S.-backed debt
    2. Economy China urges global economic coordination Lambasts credit rating downgrade
    3. Economy Congress has a shot at passing jobs-creating bills
    4. Business Bank of America starts overdraft rebate outreach


    1. 'You oughta be in pictures!' Attorney balances law with a movie and video company
    2. Criminal law expert believes in the value of 'live and learn' Law combines philosophy with drama, messiness of the real world
    3. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer urges civility
    4. Building a Brighter Future
    5. Daily Briefs, August 9