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Lawyer sentenced for bringing hash oil, having sex in county jail

Lawyer sentenced for bringing hash oil, having sex in Pierce County Jail Subscribe Login Digital and mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Digital and Mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289 Digital and Mobile only1 MonthIntro Rate$34----------1 Year$289----------Print, digital and mobile1 Year$329 Email Address: Password: Enter your user name and password in the fields ...

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George Mason Law changing name to ASS Law

George Mason was a founding father. He was one of the men who was responsible for the Bill of Rights — he wouldn’t sign the constitution without it (or at all, ultimately). Now, the law school at the university that bears his name is changing its name to the Antonin Scalia School of Law at George Mason University — or ASS Law: http://bit.ly/1RRHBQu

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Packers, God, job

Attorney Curtis Creveling is a lifelong resident of Allentown, Pa. But ever since he was young kid, when his dad bought him a Green Bay Packers uniform for Christmas, he’s been a die-hard cheesehead. So when he was notified last month that he had won a ticket to a Packers playoff game scheduled the same day his client was due in court for a hearing, it wasn’t a close call. The Packers took priority: on.wsj.com/1Z8A0yf

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How the Grinch lost the LSAT exams

Earlier this month, thousands of would-be law students sat down at testing locations across the country to take an exam that would play an incredibly significant role in the caliber of law school they’d be able to get into, and thus later impact the quality of job they’d be able to land after graduation. Of course, we’re speaking about the LSAT, a test that is administered three times each year, but this time around, some of those who decided to take the December exam were in for a nasty surprise: http://bit.ly/1Tjwq2B

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Pennsylvania high court justice hit with ethics charges

A Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice was charged Tuesday with ethics violations that could lead to his removal after the state attorney general exposed lewd and offensive emails he swapped with friends and a state prosecutor through a private email account.

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Lawyer is ordered to tell future clients he is a crook, cheat, thief and liar

A Wisconsin judge who sentenced a lawyer to five days in jail on Thursday thought it appropriate to continue the punishment with a condition he deemed a “moving jail.” Judge Philip Kirk of Waupaca County told Appleton lawyer Michael Petersen that during his 12 months of probation he will have to inform every client that he is a crook, cheat, thief and liar: http://post.cr/1lK7Ixs

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Law school student fakes her own kidnapping

What would you do to avoid having to take your final exams? Would you fake your own kidnapping? If you’re in the minority who would actually consider doing something as extreme as fabricating your own kidnapping, you’re not alone, because that seems to be exactly what happened at the University of Houston Law Center: http://bit.ly/1MC0PEX

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When judges behave badly

From high atop their perch on the bench, judges seem like masters of their domain, making decisions and occasionally creating laws that have a real-world impact on the peons in front of them. So there is some natural schadenfreude when judges find themselves at the mercy of a court, especially when they are accused of abusing their judicial authority: http://bit.ly/1O1Bohj

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