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While most lawyers are honest professionals, the legal industry does have its share of rotten apples. From overbilling to downright incompetent 16 Things Your Lawyer Won't Tell You While most lawyers are honest professionals, the [...]

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What can a lawyer be sued for?

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Senate confirms Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

The Senate narrowly confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday following a tempestuous confirmation battle in which the federal appeals judge strongly denied allegations of sexual assault. The vote was 50-48 in [...]

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Prosecutor Lawrence Weissmann Sentenced For Fixing Tickets

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New Criminal Justice Legislation: Part 1

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