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The poetry of the law

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In honor of National Poetry Month, which is April, I offer you not poetry about law or by lawyers, but observations about the relationship between poetry and law. Some of the quotations are poetic in their own right.

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More lawyers making lateral moves to new firms

Michael A. Brown left Miles & Stockbridge PC to lead Nelson Mullins’ litigation team. File Photo)

Attorneys’ desire to serve their clients and build their books of business often leads them to look for opportunities outside their law firms. But while such a job move was usually sweetened with a promotion in years’ past, more lawyers are making a move without necessarily climbing up the corporate ladder.

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US House passes changes to ADA over activists’ objections

Activists say passage of The ADA Education and Reform Act would essentially gut the ADA's provisions dealing with public accommodations by removing any incentive that businesses have to comply with the law before a complaint is filed. (File photo)

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation that would amend the Americans with Disabilities Act over objections from disability rights advocates and Democratic leaders, who warned that the bill would remove incentives for businesses to comply with the ...

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