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    Perfect Bluebooking Is Less Important In Legal Practice Than In Law School

    When I was in law school, everyone was required to purchase the infamous Bluebook, which is a small — and you guessed it — blue book that includes a uniform citation style that is used by large swaths of legal academia and the legal profession. I first thought that it was crazy that I would now need to learn a completely new citation style in law school, since I learned the Chicago Manual of Style and other citation guidelines in college and as an M.A. candidate, and now I would have to start from scratch. However, I knew how learning  

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    U.S. appeals court delays legal challenge to Texas abortion law

    Supporters of reproductive choice take part in the nationwide Women’s March, held after Texas rolled out a near-total ban on abortion procedures and access to abortion-inducing medications, in Los Angeles, California, October 2, 2021. REUTERS/Ringo Chiu Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Jan 17 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Monday handed a defeat to abortion clinics by delaying a legal challenge to a Texas law banning most abortions in that state. In a 2-1 ruling, the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the Texas Supreme Court should address enforcement questions related  

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    Yelp Legal Chief Retires as Deputy Takes Over Top Law Post

    Yelp Inc.’s first in-house lawyer and general counsel, Laurence Wilson, retired Friday from a company he helped take public and turn into a major destination for online business reviews. Aaron Schur, former senior director of litigation and deputy general counsel, is succeeding Wilson, Yelp said in a Jan. 10 securities filing. Yelp hired Wilson in 2007, three years after former senior engineers at PayPal Holdings Inc. founded the company, and five years before the Yelp turned to Cooley to advise on an initial public offering that raised more than $107 million. The law leadership change comes  

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    College of Law Offers Legal Life of Steve Harvey Course

    An exciting new course at Georgia State University College of Law will give students an opportunity to learn the legal ins and outs surrounding the career of global businessman, philanthropist, entertainer, actor and author Steve Harvey. Steve Harvey is the subject of the third installment of the “Legal Life of…” course taught by Entertainment, Sports & Media Law Initiative director, Professor Mo Ivory. The Legal Life of Steve Harvey will give students a real-world look into legal concepts like client representation, writing and interpreting contracts, negotiating deals, and the personal touch it takes to be successful in the entertainment practice  

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    Unlike Britney, many still struggle to leave legal guardianship : Shots

    Jamie Beck, who has a mild intellectual and developmental disability, was placed in a guardianship at the age of 19, after her parents died. She remained in the guardianship for eight years, before transitioning to to a supported decision-making arrangement. AJ Mast/WFYI hide caption toggle caption AJ Mast/WFYI Jamie Beck, who has a mild intellectual and developmental disability, was placed in a guardianship at the age of 19, after her parents died. She remained in the guardianship for eight years, before transitioning to to a supported decision-making arrangement. AJ Mast/WFYI Ten years ago, Nick Clouse was riding shotgun in his  

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