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  • As number of law school grads rises in Florida, demand drops

    07/27/2014 4:04:01 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 41 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | July 27. 2014 | SUSAN TAYLOR MARTIN
    Ask Jason Fraser how many jobs he applied for after graduating from a St. Petersburg law school last year and this is what he says: “Maybe 10 or 20 when it was some place I wanted to work. Maybe 50 when I started getting desperate.’’ After searching as far afield as Ocala and Miami, Fraser finally landed a public defender’s post in Pasco County in June. But his months of job-hunting raises another question, one that nags at many in the legal profession: Does Florida have too many lawyers? Since 2000, the number of licensed attorneys has swollen from 60,900...
  • Claim: IRS May Still Be Targeting Conservatives

    05/26/2013 10:24:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | May 26, 2013 | Tony Lee
    Though the White House has insisted the IRS stopped formally targeting Tea Party and conservative organizations in May of 2012, two attorneys representing conservative organizations have claimed the IRS's targeting may still be ongoing. Jay Sekulow of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) and Cleta Mitchell, the attorney representing True the Vote, have evidence their clients are still being targeted. According to National Review, Sekulow "plans to file suit in federal court in the coming weeks on behalf of more than two dozen conservative groups that claim their harassment at the hands of the nation’s tax authority continued...
  • AOL Owned Daily Finance Retracts Passage That Libeled Free Republic Over Child Pornography

    09/23/2010 9:36:38 AM PDT · by kristinn · 153 replies
    Thursday, September 23, 2010 | Kristinn
    The AOL-owned site Daily Finance this morning retracted a passage in an article that falsely stated Free Republic hosted child pornography.The article was about reporter John Cook leaving Yahoo News to return to Gawker. Included in Cook's reasons for leaving, according to Daily Finance reporter Jeff Bercovici, was that Yahoo would not allow him to write about Free Republic "hosting child pornography." The article that was linked to support that claim actually stated that Free Republic did not host child pornography.The offending Daily Finance passage now reads:"... On similar grounds, he was prohibited from writing about the conservative website...
  • Colleges face dilemma deciding fate of mentally ill students

    04/20/2007 10:19:51 AM PDT · by fgoodwin · 28 replies · 962+ views
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | 04/20/2007 12:30 AM CDT | Melissa Ludwig
    Colleges face dilemma deciding fate of mentally ill students Web Posted: 04/20/2007 12:30 AM CDT Melissa Ludwig Express-News Campus administrators, health professionals and police, caught between federal privacy and anti-discrimination laws and the need to protect their campuses, face a daunting challenge deciding the fate of mentally ill students. Before 23-year-old Virginia Tech student Cho Seung-Hui gunned down 32 students and teachers Monday, his violent, lurid work in a creative writing class sparked a string of efforts to get him help. In 2005, after complaints from two female students that Cho was harassing them and a tip that...
  • Senate allows U.S. to sue OPEC for oil price-fixing

    06/22/2005 5:57:11 AM PDT · by StoneGiant · 6 replies · 418+ views
    Yahoo News & Reuters ^ | June 22, 2005
    Senate allows U.S. to sue OPEC for oil price-fixing By Chris BaltimoreTue Jun 21, 7:23 PM ET The U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday to allow the U.S. government to sue the OPEC oil cartel on antitrust grounds in an outcry against crude oil prices that are fast approaching the $60 a barrel mark. The measure, added to wide-sweeping energy legislation by a voice vote, would give authority to the Department of Justice or Federal Trade Commission to sue the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. U.S. crude oil futures hit a record $59.70 per barrel on Tuesday, even after OPEC boosted...