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Elon University School of Law is launching a J.D. program next year that offers full-time residencies led by faculty and allows students to graduate in less than three years at less cost.

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  • Who's Arguing in the DC Circuit Over NSA Surveillance?

    By Mike Scarcella

    Veteran appellate lawyer H. Thomas Byron III will defend the government’s bulk collection of phone records next month in a Washington federal appeals court, according to court papers filed Monday. Byron goes up against Larry Klayman, the challenger and lead plaintiff.

  • Brazilian Steakhouse Beats Feds in Fight Over Chef's Visas

    By Zoe Tillman

    Victory is sweet—or, more appropriately, savory—for Brazilian steakhouse chain Fogo de Chao, which prevailed on Tuesday in a visa dispute with federal immigration officials.

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  • Feds Fine Company That Hired Trebek for Ad Campaign

    By Jenna Greene

    A San Diego company that hired "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek to tout its educational products settled Federal Trade Commission charges of deceptive advertising and telemarketing violations on Thursday.

  • AT&T to Pay $105M to Settle Cramming Charges

    By Jenna Greene

    AT&T Mobility LLC agreed Wednesday to pay $105 million to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission, the Federal Communications Commission and attorneys general from 50 states and the District of Columbia that it placed unauthorized charges on mobile phone bills.

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  • Teachers Going to Trial on Retirement-Fund Claims

    By Amanda Bronstad

    West Virginia’s public school teachers are going to trial over losses to their retirement plans after a judge refused to toss out a class action filed on their behalf.

  • Feds Lose Fight Over Ancient Mummy Mask

    By Jenna Greene

    A fight over a 3,200-year-old Egyptian artifact with questionable provenance came to a close last week when the federal government paid $425,000 in attorney fees and costs to Dentons and Husch Blackwell for their work on behalf of the St. Louis Art Museum that owns the disputed Mask of Ka-Nefer-Nefer.

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