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At the Sunrise Café...

 ... you can talk about whatever you want.  [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse


Mantilla of the Semana Santa – in pictures

In Spain, women traditionally wear mantilla dresses as mourning clothes while they accompany the Virgin during the Holy Week processions. For the second consecutive year, Spain will mark Semana Santa or Holy Week without processions due to the coronavirus pandemic. This year, however, churches will remain open and religious rites can be visited Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Photography, Religion, Spain, Life and style, Society, UK News, World news, Culture, Easter, Semana Santa, Mantilla


Milwaukee’s Best… Want Their Attorney Fees — See Also

Money: We've got more matches. WilmerHale, Stroock, Cahill, Dechert, and Torys. Wait, What Did You Say?: Mayer Brown has matched the prevailing bonuses, but the memo raises a few more questions. That's A Lot Of Miller Lite: Wisconsin is looking for its fees back from Sidney Powell and Donald Trump. The Important Stuff: Here's what you need to know about getting a vaccine.
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LexisNexis Is ICE's Latest Doxing Tool: Report

LexisNexis—the data-harvesting company that you might know as a key tool for researchers and reporters across a cavalcade of industries—has signed a $16.8 million contract with Immigration and Customers Enforcement (ICE), the Intercept reported on Friday. The contract was initially scoped out by Mijente, a Lantinx…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Law, Immigration, Articles, Legal Research, Computing, Contract, LexisNexis, Doxing, Relx, Mijente, Customers Enforcement ICE, Open Source Intelligence, Customers Enforcement, Technology Internet


Beware The ‘New Cold War’ Trap

Why call a relationship a war if you do not have to?
Tags: Law, Government, China, Mandeep S. Minhas


Public Defender Gets Six Figures Of Law School Loans Forgiven

She's one of the first lawyers to get her loans erased through this program.
Tags: Law, Student Loans, Law Schools, Quote Of The Day, Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF


What You Absolutely, Positively Need To Know About Booking Your COVID Vaccine Appointment In New York

With a little bit of help, you CAN book your COVID-19 vaccine appointment!
Tags: New York, Law, Vaccines, Health / Wellness, COVID-19, Unprecedented


Top 50 Biglaw Firm Rolls Out ‘Enhanced’ Bonus Structure

Not so fast, it's not as 'enhanced' as you think it is.
Tags: Money, Law, Uncategorized, Bonuses, Biglaw, Dechert, Associate Bonus Watch 2021


Another Firm Showers Associates With Special Bonus Money

More firms decide associates are worth the extra cash.
Tags: Money, Law, Bonuses, Biglaw, Spring Bonuses, Torys LLP, Special Bonuses


The Skinny On Recent Antitrust Decisions In The Federal Courts Of Appeals

Which courts are busiest, and which side is winning?
Tags: Law, Courts, Adam Feldman, Federal Courts of Appeals, Juris Lab


Alternative Dispute Resolution: Well-Suited To Online Proceedings [Sponsored]

Will remote ADR be an attractive option when the pandemic is over?
Tags: Technology, Law, Courts, Sponsored Content, Alternative dispute resolution, Practising Law Institute, COVID-19, Unprecedented


"Though still early in his presidency, these three false claims have been repeated by President Biden despite previous fact-checking."

Writes WaPo fact checker Glenn Kessler, in "President Biden, recidivist": "[T]here are three claims President Biden has made that appear impervious to fact-checking, given that he’s already said them at least three times. Some readers have noticed, sending us puzzled emails about why the president keeps making these statements."  [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Biden, WaPo, Glenn Kessler, Ann Althouse


QOTD: What New Vehicle Would You Picture Yourself in?

Jan, Toyota’s innocuous ad spokesperson, poses our question of the day (QOTD)  to picture yourself in a new Toyota. We’re asking, what new vehicle of any make would you picture yourself in? Assuming, of course, dealers still exist. We cover dozens of brands from around the world and many hundreds of vehicles. Which would you […] The post QOTD: What New Vehicle Would You Picture Yourself in? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Sales, Insurance, Industry, Autos, New Cars, Qotd, Consolidation, Incentives, News Blog, Low Cost Cars, New Car Sales, Question of the Day, Studies & Reports, QOTD Question of the Day, New Or Used, Affordable Or Not


Covid: seven deaths reported in Oxford/AstraZeneca UK recipients

Experts say numbers of rare blood clots remain low and benefits of vaccine far outweigh risks of Covid-19 infectionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFurther cases of a rare blood clotting syndrome and seven deaths have been reported among recipients of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab in the UK, although experts say the numbers remain low and the benefits of the vaccine far outweigh any risks.The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), runs a “yellow card”...
Tags: Health, UK, Society, UK News, World news, Oxford, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Regulatory Agency MHRA, Medicines and Healthcare, Coronavirus, Oxford AstraZeneca


Steve Cohen’s Mets Sign All-Star To Three-Quarters-Of-A-Billion-Dollar Deal, Are Still The Mets

Yesterday was not Opening Day for one of the local nine. Today, either.
Tags: Law, Finance, Mets, Steve Cohen, ATL Finance




Experts stress vaccine benefits outweigh risks after seven UK deaths

30 reported cases of blood-clotting issues after AstraZeneca Covid-19 jab out of 18m dosesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFurther cases of a rare blood clotting syndrome including seven deaths have been reported among recipients of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab in the UK, although experts say the numbers remain low and the benefits of the vaccine far outweigh any risks.The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), runs a “yellow card” scheme to pick up ...
Tags: Health, UK, Society, UK News, World news, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Regulatory Agency MHRA, Medicines and Healthcare, Coronavirus, AstraZeneca COVID, Oxford AstraZeneca


Seven UK recipients of Oxford jab reported dead after clotting

Experts say numbers of rare blood clots remain low and benefits of Covid vaccine far outweigh risksCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFurther cases of a rare blood clotting syndrome including seven deaths have been reported among recipients of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab in the UK, although experts say the numbers remain low and the benefits of the vaccine far outweigh any risks.The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), runs a “yellow card” scheme to...
Tags: Health, UK, Society, UK News, World news, Oxford, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Regulatory Agency MHRA, Medicines and Healthcare, Coronavirus, Oxford AstraZeneca


Where’s The Money? These Am Law Top 50 Firms Haven’t Announced Bonuses Yet

It's like they want to give associates an excuse to make a lateral move. Hurry up!
Tags: Money, Law, Bonuses, Biglaw, Associate Bonus Watch 2021, Law Top


"Alone in my apartment... I was surprised by how much my gender instead seemed to almost evaporate."

"Where did my own gender reside, then, if not in sending signals of difference?... With the gender binary all but gone, what did it mean to be nonbinary? How do I define my gender when I — accustomed to how visible my gender usually makes me — am no longer being watched?.... A similarly liberating shift happened for Tygra Slarii, a 29-year-old Black performer at a Minneapolis bar, The Saloon. Before the pandemic, Mx. Slarii came out as a woman and had gender-affirming breast augmentation....
Tags: Psychology, Minnesota, Law, Minneapolis, Transgender, Plastic Surgery, Ann Althouse, Coronavirus, Tygra Slarii, Slarii, Mx Slarii, Alex Marzano Lesnevich


Mechanic’s Liens and Leases Don’t Often Mix Well

As those who read my “musings” here at this construction law blog are well aware, the topic of Virginia mechanic’s liens is one that is much discussed.  From the basic statutory requirements to the more technical aspects of these tricky beasts.  One aspect of mechanic’s liens that I have yet to discuss in detail it how these liens attach in the situation where the contractor does work for a lessee and not for the owner of the underlying fee interest in the property. A recent case out of the West...
Tags: Law, Virginia, Court, Construction, MBC, Lien, Western District of Virginia, Construction Law Musings Richmond VA, VA Mechanic, Kentuck, TPE Kentuck Solar LLC, TPE Virginia Land Holdings LLC, TPE Land Holdings TPE Land Holding, TPE Land Holdings


Voting by mail in Indiana and taxing tribes in New York

This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, whether the 14th or 26th Amendments require Indiana to allow all voters to vote absentee by mail, regardless of age, and whether tribal sovereign immunity prevents a New York... The post Voting by mail in Indiana and taxing tribes in New York appeared first on SCOTUSblog.
Tags: New York, Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Indiana, Cases in the Pipeline


Spring Is Here — And So Are More Jobs! [Sponsored]

A remote business-side position, great opportunities for junior litigators, and more.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Litigation, Litigators, Capital Markets, Sponsored Content, In-House Counsel, Boutique Law Firms, Job Searches, Lateral Link


Carrie Symonds, a network of family wealth and a charity investigation

Behind the Aspinall Foundation is a history of power, riches and links to the Tory partyWhen Carrie Symonds was welcomed to her job at the wildlife conservation charity the Aspinall Foundation back in January, her new boss gushed that she had arrived at an “exciting time” for the organisation. Symonds, said Damian Aspinall, would be be a “huge asset to us”.Coverage of Boris Johnson’s fiancee’s appointment as head of communications focused on her well-publicised love of animals – useful, given th...
Tags: Politics, Africa, Conservatives, Society, UK News, Charities, Boris Johnson, Kent, Zac Goldsmith, Symonds, Aspinall Foundation, Port Lympne, Damian Aspinall, Carrie Symonds, Howletts



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