Law Firms Help Push For Pardons

More than a thousand lawyers at advocacy groups and in private and government service are participating in a first-of-its kind program to secure mass commutations for federal prisoners.

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  • Ginsburg 'Resting Comfortably' After Heart Procedure UPDATED

    By Tony Mauro

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is "resting comfortably" after undergoing a heart catheterization procedure on Wednesday. She was released from the hospital on Thursday.

  • Law Firms Help Push For Pardons

    By Nate Beck

    More than a thousand lawyers at advocacy groups and in private and government service are participating in a first-of-its kind program to secure mass commutations for federal prisoners.

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  • SEC Defends Administrative Proceedings as ‘Eminently Proper’

    By Jenna Greene

    A top U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission lawyer on Friday defended the agency’s increased use of administrative proceedings in the face of critics who question the integrity of the forum.

  • Fuel Group To Sue EPA Over Ethanol Standards

    By Jenna Greene

    The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers on Friday filed a notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency for failing to issue a critical standard that sets the amount of ethanol and other renewable fuels to be blended into the gasoline supply.

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  • High Court's First Gay-Issues Ruling

    By Tony Mauro

    With same-sex marriage litigation pending before the U.S. Supreme Court, lawyers and scholars are focusing intense interest on a long-forgotten, one-line ruling by the court in 1958 — the first decision the justices ever made regarding issues that directly impact gay rights.

  • Law Firms Help Push For Pardons

    By Nate Beck

    More than a thousand lawyers at advocacy groups and in private and government service are participating in a first-of-its kind program to secure mass commutations for federal prisoners.

read more

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