DAILY E-LERT

 

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

TODAY'S HEADLINE NEWS

 

 

Justice Clarence Thomas breaks seven-year silence in court

Pakistani Supreme Court orders arrest of prime minister in corruption case

Beijing adopts emergency measures for 'hazardous' pollution

Law school benefactor resigns from its executive board to protest surprising news of dean’s ouster

Boom years for law firms were an aberration, report says

FTC's proposed used-car rule a lemon, critics claim

 

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