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Add 3 Books to Your Library for Less Than a Latte

April’s free book is here! This month only, get your free copy of A Theology of Matthew: Jesus Revealed as Deliverer, King, and Incarnate Creator by Charles Leland Quarles. Dr. Thomas R. Schreiner lauds the book in its foreword, saying: Quarles has given us an intellectual and theological feast. The work is written with wonderful clarity so that the message is accessible to laypeople. Still, the book’s message isn’t simplistic. Scholars and students will be challenged by the exegetical and ...
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Fed's Quarles: More rate hikes likely needed 'at some point' given outlook

Influential Federal Reserve Vice Chair Randal Quarles, setting aside recent data weakness and complaints from the White House about interest rate hikes, on Friday gave a bullish view of the U.S. economy and said more rate increases may be needed if recent positive trends in productivity and investment continue.
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Wall Street’s Latest Love Affair With Risky Repackaged Debt

Investors in collateralized loan obligations are ignoring the signs of danger.
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Court releases April calendar

The Supreme Court has released its calendar for the April sitting, which begins on April 15. Unlike the February and March sittings, which will feature only six and nine hours of argument, respectively, the April sitting is scheduled to have a full slate of 12 oral arguments – two on each of the six days of the sitting. The April sitting is perhaps most noteworthy for what it does not currently include: the challenge to the Trump administration’s decision to add a question about citizenship to t...
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Opinion analysis: Interesting 5-4 coalition holds that the ACCA reaches robberies that require force sufficient to overcome resistance (Corrected)

In the first 5-4 decision of this term (Stokeling v. United States), the Supreme Court ruled yesterday that state robbery statutes that require “resistance … overcome by physical force,” even if the force used is “minimal,” are sufficient to satisfy the prior-conviction requirement of the federal Armed Career Criminal Act. This result was not as surprising as the grouping of the justices. Justice Clarence Thomas’ majority opinion was joined by Justice Stephen Breyer, while Justice Sonia Sotomayo...
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Eight new grants, Ginsburg recovery from surgery “on track”

One day after Politico reported that White House officials were preparing for the possible “death or departure” of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who had surgery in late December to remove two cancerous growths from her lungs, the Supreme Court announced today that there was no evidence of any other cancer, and that the 85-year-old Ginsburg would not require any further treatment. Ginsburg’s recovery from surgery is “on track,” Supreme Court spokeswoman Kathleen Arberg said in a statement, althoug...
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Supreme Court adds three (little?) criminal cases to its docket

The US Supreme Court this afternoon released this order list in which the Court granted certiorari in eight new cases.  Three of these cases are criminal justice matters, and here are the basics with a big assist from SCOTUSblog: Quarles v. United States, No. 17-778 Issue : Whether Taylor v. United States’ definition of generic burglary requires proof that intent to commit a crime was present at the time of unlawful entry or first unlawful remaining, as two circuits hold; or whether it is enou...
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Relist Watch Returns

John Elwood reviews the first relists of 2019. Happy New Year and welcome back! Most of D.C. started 2019 nice and slow, enjoying offices (and roads) made quiet by vacations, both planned and unexpected. But not the Supremes. They jumped in with both feet, when most of the lawyering class was still finishing off their fruit baskets. On January 4, the court gave plenary review to the Maryland and North Carolina political-gerrymandering cases and set them for expedited briefing so they could be ...
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Fed's Quarles: Fed watching data but will not react to 'every wavering'

Federal Reserve vice chairman Randal Quarles said the Fed's increasing "data dependence" does not mean it will react to every rise or fall in economic statistics or markets, but only to "significant changes in direction."
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U.S. Fed's Quarles to chair international regulations body

Federal Reserve Governor Randal Quarles is set to be appointed the head of the Financial Stability Board in a bid to keep a sceptical United States engaged in the international body, two people with knowledge of the discussions said on Monday.
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United States: FRB Vice Chair Considers Proposed Amendments To Stress Testing Program - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Mr. Quarles stated that elements of the proposal to integrate stress testing with the stress capital buffer will be amended after receiving public comment.
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Judge: More info needed on rapist release

UPDATE (Oct. 26, 2018 - 12 p.m.): A judge set a hearing date of Jan. 4, 2019, to further discuss potential living arrangements for Alvin Quarles, known as the "Bolder than Most" rapist. Earlier this week, the San Diego County District Attorney's Office filed a motion to block Quarles' release into the East County. At Friday's hearing in a downtown courtroom, the judge decided a ruling on the motion could not be made until all proper information, including an updated report on Quarles...
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'Bolder than Most' rapist to be released

UPDATE (Oct. 26, 2018 - 11 a.m.): A judge has ruled in favor of releasing Alvin Quarles into the East County, despite a motion filed by the San Diego County District Attorney's Office to block the move. Under the ruling, Quarles, known as the "Bolder than Most" rapist, will be sent to live in the Jacumba Hot Springs area while under supervision. Due to issues with the home he was originally set to live in, the judge said Quarles will still be released and has 60 days to find a new home. SAN ...
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Judge considers motion to keep rapist in custody

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A judge Friday will consider the San Diego County District Attorney’s request to stop the release of the man known as the “Bolder than Most” rapist. Earlier this week, the DA’s Office filed a motion that would keep 56-year-old Alvin Quarles in custody and prevent his release into the far East County community of Jacumba Hot Springs in November. The DA’s Office said they were against Quarles’ release due to “the danger we believe he poses to the community.” Quarles, now 56, ear...
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Motion filed to stop 'Bolder than Most" release

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- The San Diego County District Attorney's office has filed a motion to stop the release of the 'Bolder than Most' rapist. Alvin Quarles is set to be released by the end of November in Jacumba Hot Springs. The announcement of the D.A.'s motion came late Monday night. Two of his survivors had been fighting for Summer Stephan's office to get involved.  On Tuesday, they reacted to the news, saying they are surprised but thankful. Cynthia Medina and Mary Taylor ...
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Petition fights 'Bolder than Most' release

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A group of women is trying to appeal the decision by a judge to release the 'Bolder than Most' rapist, Alvin Quarles. Quarles is set to be released in Jacumba Hot Springs by November 30th. The women, including two of his victims, created a petition called Your Voice has Power. They are collecting signatures to be delivered to District Attorney Summer Stephan's office. Cynthia Medina and Mary Taylor were both assaulted by Quarles in the late 1980s. They are worried...
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Convicted rapist ordered to Jacumba community

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Victims and other members of the public weighed in Friday on the release of the sexually violent predator known as the “Bolder than Most” rapist. A judge ordered 56-year-old Alvin Quarles to be released on or before Nov. 30 into the East County community of Jacumba Hot Springs. In August, the Department of State Hospitals proposed having Quarles transferred to a home at 43050 Desert Ranch Road.Quarles will be monitored with a GPS device. His release has concerned many in the c...
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Hearing today over release of convicted rapist

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Victims and other members of the public are expected to weigh in Friday on the potential release of the sexual violent predator known as the “Bolder than Most” rapist. A judge is considering releasing 56-year-old Alvin Quarles into the East County community of Jacumba Hot Springs. In August, the Department of State Hospitals proposed having Quarles transferred to a home at 43050 Desert Ranch Road. His possible release has concerned many in the community and his past victims, i...
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Bob Woodward’s new book reveals a ‘nervous breakdown’ of Trump’s presidency

By Philip Rucker and Robert Costa, The Washington Post John Dowd was convinced that President Donald Trump would commit perjury if he talked to special counsel Robert Mueller. So on Jan. 27 the president’s then-personal attorney staged a practice session to make his point. In the White House residence, Dowd peppered Trump with questions about the Russia investigation, provoking stumbles, contradictions and lies until the president eventually lost his cool. ”This thing’s a goddamn hoax,” Trump e...
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Hearing to be held for 'bolder than most' rapist

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A hearing that will decide where to place the so-called “bolder than most” rapist is set to take place in October.According to documents sent to 10News, the Department of State Hospitals proposed that Alvin Quarles live at 43050 Desert Ranch Road in Jacumba Hot Springs.Quarles was convicted and sentenced to 50 years in prison in 1989 after being convicted of attacking and raping four women.RELATED: Alvin Quarles, 'Bolder than Most' rapist, to be released from prisonIn...
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United States: Fed Vice Chair Discusses Tailoring Prudential Standards For Large Banks - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Mr. Quarles also indicated that the FRB will explore reducing the frequency of supervisory stress tests for banks with less than $250 billion in assets.
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OpenTable CEO: #metoo isn't a woman's issue, it's a leadership issue

A moment of public anger a year ago made OpenTable CEO Christa Quarles take a very public stance on women in tech. She later vowed to bring her company to 50% parity of female employees and to really work in the lagging diversity in the engineering team. She says the company is now hiring one woman engineer for every male engineer it hires and is still taking issue with any company that says it can't do the same. A year ago on a stage in Aspen, Colorado, the CEO of OpenTable Christa Quarles ...
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Pro Secrets To Perfect Hookup Hair — Straight From The Set Of SATC

Getting out of bed with the perfect post-hookup hair — tousled, undone, rumpled — is one of those things that only happens on-screen. If you're having great sex, the reality is that your hair is going to be tangled and sweaty and all over the pillowcase after the fact. While we're certainly not going to discourage you from spending all day rolling around in the sheets, if you have other places to be and want hair that's messy, sexy, and full of volume, you're going to want to partner up with so...
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'Bolder than Most' rapist to be released

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - The man known as the ‘Bolder than Most’ rapist for attacking four women in the 1980s was ordered to be released Monday.Alvin Quarles was convicted and sentenced to 50 years in prison in 1989.In 2013, Quarles became eligible for parole was instead transferred to a state hospital because one of his victims objected.Quarles earned his nickname because he made his victim’s male partners watch or participate in the sex crimes.Dr. Cecilia Groman, a clinical director for California’s...
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Serial rapist up for conditional release

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KGTV) - After nearly 30 years in custody, a man convicted in 1989 of raping four women is up for conditional release.Alvin Quarles was sentenced to 50 years in prison, garnering the nickname the “bolder than most” rapist for making his victim’s male partners watch or participate in the sex acts.He became eligible for parole in 2013 but was instead transferred to a state hospital in 2014 after objection by one of his victims, Cynthia Medina.“It’s easy to fool like you're re...
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Fed releases plan to ease Volcker Rule trading limits

Wall Street’s long campaign to chip away at the toughest trading restriction imposed on banks after the financial crisis is finally paying off under President Donald Trump. The Federal Reserve Board, now led by Trump appointees, is set to take the most concrete step yet to roll back the Volcker Rule, which was key to Washington’s efforts to make the industry safer after the 2008 meltdown. The Fed’s vote, scheduled for Wednesday, would kick off an administrative process aimed at significantly red...
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United States: FRB Vice Chair Summarizes Supervisory And Regulatory Policy - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Mr. Quarles applauded recent efforts by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision in regard to its international standard setting.
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Fed's Quarles Says Flatter Yield Curve Doesn't Point to Recession

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The closing gap between short- and long-term interest rates is not pointing toward a recession, Federal Reserve Vice Chair...
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United States: FRB Vice Chairman Says Regulators Considering Volcker Rule Changes - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Mr. Quarles argued that prior to the financial crisis, there was rapid growth of FBOs in the United States and insufficient regulation.
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Fed's Quarles says gradual U.S. rate hikes 'appropriate'

TOKYO (Reuters) - One of the Federal Reserve's newest policymakers on Thursday added his voice to the majority at the U.S. central bank calling for interest rate hikes amid rising business optimism and faster growth in the world's biggest economy.
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