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Spitzer: Lanny Breuer at DOJ Was a "Disaster"
Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
Goldstein: Expect More Litigation in Wake of Myriad Gene Patent Decision
Too Big To Fail in the Dodd-Frank Era
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Dewey's Bankruptcy Lawyer: More Large Law Firms Will Fail
Are Political Intelligence Practice Groups Too Risky?
Client Biz Dev: You're Doing It Wrong
Bill on Bankruptcy: Trustees Sleep Easy after High Court Ruling
Greenberger: Derivatives Legislation Would Seriously Weaken Dodd-Frank
Could This Law School Ranking Unseat US News?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lehman Test Case on Judicial Nullification
S&C's Cohen: Brown-Vitter Punishes Banks For Being Big
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
With Radical Changes, Law Firms Can Beat Recession
STOCK Act Loses Much of Its Teeth, but Members of Congress Aim to Change That
Bill on Bankruptcy: Easterbrook Turns the Tide on Student Loans
Can You Patent Human Genes? ACLU Says No
Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Cybersecurity Lobbying Booming: How Law Firms Can Profit
Despite uncertainty heading into the 2012 election, the incumbent president secured a second term and the congressional landscape remains largely the same. For energy and clean tech, this means an almost seamless continuation...more
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- Agriculture & Food
- Budget, Appropriations
- Financial Services
- Health Care
- International, Defense, Homeland Security
With the current Farm Bill set to expire on Sept. 30, the U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee adopted a provision in mid-July for the proposed 2012 Farm Bill. ...more
Florida’s 2011 Legislative Session is shaping up to provide agricultural interests with sweeping regulatory relief. Akerman is currently tracking legislation that includes the centralized agency review of fertilizer...more
First Omnibus Bill Signed by the Governor
The House and Senate passed the Conference Committee report on the Omnibus Agriculture Bill on Thursday. The House voted 107-20 in favor of the bill, and the Senate passed it 52-9....more
In This Issue:
Energy and Climate Debate:
Facing the threat of a government shutdown, after an intense week of budget negotiations, Congress passed a short term spending measure late last Friday night to keep the...more
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Energy and Climate Debate
Congress will return from the Presidents’ Day recess February 28 to work out a compromise agreement to help keep the federal government from shutting down after the March 4 end...more
1. Openers; 2. ABCs of Immigration Law: H-2A Temporary Agricultural Visas; 3. Ask Visalaw.com; 4. Border and Enforcement News: ICE says no opt-out for local jurisdictions, Immigration audits of employers increase, Deportation...more
In This Issue: Energy and Climate Debate; Congress:Carper Emissions Bill on Hold; And, Upcoming Hearings; Administration: Adaptation Plans to Be Included; Department of Agriculture: Forests Capture One-Tenth of Industrial...more
In two weeks, Californians will go to the polls and vote for a new president, their legislative representatives in Washington and Sacramento and whether 12 ballot initiatives governing everything from the future of high speed...more
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