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On the Record

The Daily Record's law news blog

Unwelcome birthday party results in unexpected expense

Welcome to Monday, the 45th anniversary of Baltimore Orioles great Eddie Murray‘s first career home run. The Hall of Famer would end his 21-year career with 504 round trippers. Here are some other news items. — Jury awards $450,000 to ...

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Law student wins unusual motion before Duke-UNC game

Welcome to Monday, the 54th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.‘s assassination. Here are some other news items. — Law student wins “motion” to extend assignment deadline so she could watch her beloved Tar Heels. — Colorado Supreme Court says ...

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Legal profession increasingly shuns technophobes

Welcome to Monday, the 30th anniversary of Christian Laettner’s overtime buzzer beater to lead the Duke University Blue Devils over the University of Kentucky Wildcats in the regional finals of the 1992 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Here are some other ...

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Professor sees exam questions online, sues students

Welcome to Monday, the 42nd anniversary of the day J.R. Ewing was shot on the television series “Dallas.” Here are some other news items. — Professor sues students for copyright infringement by posting his exam questions online. — Former law ...

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Texas governor loses initial fight against gender-affirming care

Welcome to Monday, the 58th anniversary of Jack Ruby‘s conviction of murder and his death sentence for killing John F. Kennedy’s assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald. The conviction was later overturned and Ruby died in January 1967 while awaiting a new ...

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Florida election pits prosecutor, defense attorney

Welcome to Monday, the 89th anniversary of Franklin Roosevelt’s appointment of Frances Perkins to be secretary of labor, the first woman to serve in a U.S. president’s cabinet. Here are some other news items: — Florida prosecutor faces former courtroom ...

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2021 was unkind to corporate bankruptcy attorneys

Welcome to Monday, the 93rd anniversary of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre in Chicago, in which 7 gangsters were killed. Here are some more news items. — Corporate bankruptcy lawyers had a bad 2021. — Parental pardon acquits Pakistani man ...

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Human Rights Campaign faces racial bias allegation

Welcome to Monday, the 118th anniversary of the Great Baltimore Fire. Here are some more news items. — Fired Human Rights Campaign president sues the group for alleged racial bias. — Tunisia’s president takes aim at nation’s judiciary. — Bill ...

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