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  • Can Law Firms Sue NSA for Data Breaches? Lawyers Say Good Luck

    By Cogan Schneier

    Hackers may have used NSA tools to execute this week’s global cyberattack, but lawyers say it would be nearly impossible for the victims, which include law firms, to sue the agency.

  • Should Ginsburg Recuse in SCOTUS Travel Ban Case?

    By Tony Mauro

    Dozens of GOP House members are calling on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to recuse herself from the high-stakes case because of negative comments she made about Donald Trump before he was elected president. While Ginsburg may not be forced to withdraw, one law professor said she "has only herself to blame for the optics."

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  • Advice to Hiring Managers: The Less You Know the Better

    By Erin Mulvaney

    Keep it simple and stick to concrete questions that focus on the ability to perform the job. This and other tips from a panel discussion Wednesday hosted by the Practising Law Institute.

  • Justices Reject Trump Plea to Narrowly Define 'Close' Family in Travel Ban

    By Marcia Coyle

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, rejecting a Trump administration challenge, said grandparents, aunts, uncles and other family members with close U.S. relatives can travel here from six predominantly Muslim nations. But the court continued to bar refugees with sponsorship agreements with U.S. resettlement agencies.

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