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Feb 27

Pope Francis hires global law firm to protect his IP rights [CNBC]

Neil Gorsuch the law clerk [SCOTUSblog]

David Bowie's lawyers offer any secret offspring a claim on his estate [The Sun]

Outbreak of mumps at Chapman Law School [The OC Register]

Feb 24

Lance Armstrong's trial set for November [USA Today]

Law profs file complaint against Kellyanne Conway [Law Newz]

Brexit: big business for law firms [New York Times]

Which Oscars nominees appeared on Law & Order? [vulture.com]

Feb 23

Government withdraws support for transgender students [CNN]

Female judge named new dean at Loyola law school [nola.com]

"Forest destroyer" uses anti-Mob laws to sue Greenpeace for $300 million [Reuters]

LeClairRyan opens in Chicago [Richmond Times-Dispatch]

Feb 22

Meet Yale Law School's new dean [Yale News]

More on the Norton Rose Fulbright-Chadbourne merger [New York Times]

Meanwhile, nine NRF lawyers have joined Baker Botts [Houston Business Journal]

Did law firm partner accidentally trigger $4 billion merger? [Big Law Business]

Feb 21

Law students and Skadden attorneys file amicus brief challenging immigration order [Harvard Crimson

Uber hires Covington's Eric Holder to probe sexism claims [CNN]

Ballard Spahr opens in Colorado [Denver Business Journal]

Employees fired for attending immigration protests [CNN]

Norton Rose Fulbright and Chadbourne to combine [NRF]

Feb 20

This law student commuted weekly from Seattle to Detroit [Washington Times]

Is the oil & gas bust over? [San Antonio Express-News]

Lawsuit of the day: who invented email? [Fortune]

Unilever shares aren't so tasty after Kraft pulls mega bid [Reuters]

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