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4th US Circuit: No private right to injunctive relief under RICO

The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act doesn’t give private plaintiffs a right to sue for injunctive relief, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has unanimously ruled in an issue of first impression. The decision deepens a split among ...

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Hershey Company one of Forbes ‘World’s Top Female Friendly Companies’

The Hershey Co. has topped Forbes’ list of the “World’s Top Female Friendly Companies,” leading a roster of 300 honorees. “Guided by The Pathways Project, we continue to advance progress around gender equity – a core component of our greater ...

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Oklahoma institute extending help to Afghan businesswomen

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Over the last 15 years, 597 Afghan women business owners trained under the Peace Through Business curriculum have created 8,000 jobs in their home country. Now that the Taliban has returned to power in Afghanistan, many ...

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She’s made history her business, on the streets of Carlisle

Courtney Cauthon, otherwise known as ‘The Barefoot Historian,’ is living proof that the dead can spawn good business, regardless of whether she thinks of it that way. Her path towards entertaining the public with tales of those who have gone ...

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Mo. high court considers whether Zoom testimony is ‘face-to-face’ confrontation

The Missouri Supreme Court heard a case on Sept. 15 that could determine if a witness’ Zoom testimony violated the defendant’s rights to face-to-face confrontation and cross-examination. Fourteen law professors submitted an amicus brief out of concern for what this ...

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Lehigh Valley construction camp for girls is going national

A program to encourage young girls to pursue careers in the construction trade that started in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley is going national, and organizers are excited to bring their vision to other communities across the country.

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Appeals court judges: We are not ‘research assistants’

Brief writing is an art form. For those attorneys are still elevating their craft, there are some non-negotiable rules: Do your research, fully flesh out your arguments and make sure the appellate court doesn’t have to pull out a crystal ...

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New wedding planner finds pent up demand for her services

A Pennsylvania woman has found success in a new career thanks to a little good timing and help from SCORE Bucks County. Samantha O’Donnell had been working as an interior designer for the past decade, but had long toyed with ...

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Virginia’s top court denies proposed rule on lawyer and client sex

The Supreme Court of Virginia has rejected changes proposed by the Virginia State Bar to the Rules of Professional Conduct prohibiting a lawyer from having sexual relations with a current client. In a letter dated July 21, the court denied ...

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