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A different sort of ‘preacher problem’

Via the ABA Journal blog, a law professor says he was denied communion because he backs Barack Obama, an abortion-rights supporter. The prof, Pepperdine University’s Douglas Kmiec, writes a column for the Catholic News Service and used to be dean ...

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Home prices, politics and the numbers

21224 Includes Canton, Brwer’s Hill, Patterson Park, Highlandtown and Greektown Estimated population: 45,000-50,000 Most of the voting age population is between 22 and 42 Median home price of just under $180,000 Hillary Clinton: $21,200 Barack Obama: $16,200 21231 Includes Fells ...

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Home sales based on political affiliation?

A recent article from Muckety.com suggested that New York Realtors might want to start marketing certain apartment buildings based on which presidential candidate their residents support. They found that the top 20 clusters of Clinton — and Obama — supporters ...

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Businesspeople for Obama

Members of the Greater Baltimore Committee were treated Wednesday to a prediction that is becoming more and more common in the wake of Tuesday’s primary elections in North Carolina and Indiana. Chris Matthews, guest speaker at the GBC’s annual meeting ...

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Lawyers top list of campaign contributors

A legal newspaper out in Los Angeles, the Daily Journal, has a piece today about law firms’ political donations. (Hat tip to the Wall Street Journal Law Blog and a bow to former Daily Record-ite Lawrence Hurley, who wrote the ...

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An election to remember, or forget?

Just thought I’d remind some folks that quite possibly the most important election in U.S. history falls back into public view today with the Pennsylvania primary. Now, I know some of us recently had a case of March Madness, while ...

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Obama, taxes and the mid-level associate

Legal scholar Ted Frank, a regular contributor to Overlawyered.com and Above the Law, says “BigLaw lawyers love Obama.” They might not love him – or Frank – quite as much after reading Frank’s Tuesday post, where he lays out what ...

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U.S. Olympic delegation to pass on Chinese food

Apparently the phrase “When in Rome, do as the Romans do” doesn’t apply to the U.S. Olympic Committee. According to an article on ESPN.com, the more than 1,000-member delegation of athletes, coaches, trainers and other personnel will be bringing their ...

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