July 1, 2010


    1. Nation - Illinois State AG sues Countrywide over racial discrimination
    2. Nation - Washington, D.C. SEC paying $755K to settle with fired lawyer Whistleblower settlement may be the largest of its kind
    3. Nation - New Jersey Cop at center of wrongdoing probe pleads guilty
    4. Courts - New Jersey Federal judge rules for Merck in state Vioxx suit First suit to go to trial among others filed by AGs from 13 states
    5. Courts - California Fine arts schools sued for fraud
    6. State - Lansing Dire consequences Jobless benefits, training could be lost by weekend
    7. State - Detroit Medical marijuana user sues over Walmart firing
    8. State - Detroit attorney off to England on internship with international firm
    9. State - What's in your medicine cabinet? Ingham judge speaks on teen drug abuse
    10. Nation - Journal looks at advances in diversity, changing thinking on juvenile justice
    11. Law library head named president-elect of association
    12. Business - Personal Finance 4 ways to overcome emotional investing Economist: Investors should understand their 'lizard brain'
    13. Business - Financial Overhaul 101 Credit rating agencies to be held accountable for analysis
    14. Courts - Supreme Court Watch Leahy predicts Kagan approval as hearings near end Nominee remains reticent about her political, legal views
    15. Business - Judge tosses age lawsuit against Boeing, Spirit
    16. Nation - Nation Digging up dirt online Divorce lawyers: Facebook tops in online evidence
    17. Judge James L. Ryan 'Dissenter' to retire from 6th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge, 77, served on Michigan Supreme Court from 1975 to 1985
    18. Guide names 3 Detroit law practices 'Top Firms' Miller Canfield, Honigman and Dykema make the cut
    19. Business - Environment An oil spill by any other name . . . Goodbye MMS: Oil regulating govt. agency gets makeover