July 30, 2010

    1. Law Life: What happens if Obama gets to replace a conservative justice?
    2. Taking Stock: State municipal bonds
    3. Under Analysis: What is and isn?t helpful in your performance review
    4. Eye on Lansing: Unions are becoming more and more a political animal
    5. Legal View: 'Popcorn lung' expert doesn't make the grade
    6. Local Voice: Detroit AUSA coauthors book on Abu Ghraib


    1. National Round Up


    1. Court Round Up


    1. Business - Initial jobless claims drop to 457,000 Number is still elevated
    2. Business - Survey finds bleaker outlook for economy deep into 2011
    3. Business - Retail Nintendo slumps to loss as game sales fade
    4. Nation - Pennsylvania Family of suicide victim sues diocese Lawsuit alleges negligence on part of diocese and bishop
    5. Nation - Supreme Court Watch Key Republican calls Kagan a 'dangerous' nominee Most Republicans not expected to back Kagan, but filibuster is unlikely
    6. Nation - Hawaii Lawsuit seeks equal rights for gay couples
    7. Courts - Nebraska Judge delays ruling in U.S. immigration lawsuits
    8. Courts - California NFL retirees sue attorneys after suit settlement Case dates back to suit in 2007
    9. Nation - Oregon Judge orders tougher look at fire retardant drops Forest Service must conduct environmental impact study
    10. Courts - Mississippi Fed appeals court won't dismiss ex-jailers' suit
    11. Coming to the aid Free Legal Aid Clinic plans summer fund-raiser
    12. U-M law professor helps wage war against poverty: Alicia Alvarez is an advocate for community development lawyering
    13. Friday Feature: Balancing Act: Lawyers strike a pose practicing yoga
    14. Daily Briefs (July 30)