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March 5, 2013

Magna Carta’s Rule of Law Legacy to be Championed During Upcoming Anniversary

Some Americans know they can protect themselves from self-incrimination during a police interview or in a courtroom if they “take the Fifth,” which provides due process as a result of the Fifth and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. But we give little attention to the document that inspired these democratic ideals.

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March 7, 2013

‘Best Of The Best’ Android Apps Reviewed in New ABA Book

From the more than 800,000 apps currently available for Android devices, a new book from the _ Law Practice Management Section, Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers, highlights the “best of the best” that will allow readers to practice law from their mobile devices.

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March 4, 2013

Expert Panel Reacts to Google’s Victory Over FTC

Experts at a recent _ Section of Antitrust Law panel discussion debated whether the results of the Federal Trade Commission’s investigation into certain Google business practices, including those related to search and search advertising, were fair.

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February 26, 2013

ABA Panel: Special Immigration Visa Program for Middle East Refugees a ‘Burdensome and Lengthy Process’

The requirements for gaining admission into the United States through the Special Immigrant Visa Program is bureaucratic and has prevented asylum applicants from obtaining the protection they need, experts said at an ABA Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities panel.

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February 20, 2013

Moving to a New Firm Involves Complex Financial, Ethical Issues

The movement of lawyers from firm to firm involves a number of complex legal and ethical issues, according to an expert panel that participated in the _ webcast “Lawyers Changing Firms.”

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