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In tough times, it’s good to specialize in bet-the-company litigation. Revenue at 400-lawyer Quinn Emanuel Urquardt Oliver & Hedges was $441.9 million in 2008, up 15 percent from 2007’s $384.5 million. Profits jumped 10 percent, from $237.5 million in 2007 to $260 million last year. Profits per partner–already near the top of the Am Law 100 in 2007–rose 11 percent to $3.3 million. Quinn Emanuel has 78 equity partners. In December, we reported that Quinn Emanuel’s bonus structure was very good for high billers but not so good for people low on hours. After the jump, tipsters weigh in about ...
DEMOCRATS RULE: Politicans are not above the law!
for allowing the CIA to join British Intelligence to overthrow a democratically elected government of Iran. I'm referring to Operation Ajax. The 1953 Iranian coup d'état, on August 19, 1953 (and called the 28 Mordad coup d'état in Iran), was the overthrow of the democratically elected government of Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddegh. He is most famous as the architect of the nationalization of the Iranian oil industry, which had been under British control since 1913 through the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (AIOC) (later British Petroleum or BP). The Anglo-Iranian Oil Co. was controlled by the British ... market research, surveys and trends
The Highest-Paid General Counsel (Kind of) – Above the Law ...
sponsor of the Asia Chronicles. Kinney has made more placements of U.S. associates and partners in Asia than any other firm in the past two years. You can reach them by email: asia at kinneyrecruiting dot com.] ** Check out our new daily Asia biglaw blog at THEASIACHRONICLES.COM ! ** Evan here. When considering a move to Singapore, it is more important than in other Asia markets that you have some type of credible connection to the city-state. This would seem ironic, since in Singapore firms routinely hire English-only US associates, so on the surface it would seem the perfect Asia market to target if you do not have an Asian ... market research, surveys and trends


Poll: U.S. Concerned But Split On Bailout - CBS News
While Americans fear that the current financial crisis has far-reaching effects for the nation as a whole, they are split over whether the current bailout plan is the answer, according to a new CBS News poll. Meanwhile, the approval ratings for both President George W. Bush and Congress have plummeted to historic lows. Click here to read CBS News' new poll on the presidential race, which shows Obama with a nine-point edge . Americans overwhelmingly see the financial crisis as hurting everyone, with 92 percent saying it hurts the nation as a whole. Just 39 percent, however, say the bailout would help everyone, while more ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Poll: Record High for Wrong-Track Rating - The Caucus Blog ...
In the face of economic upheaval in the United States, a record 89 percent of Americans now say the country has pretty seriously gotten off on the wrong track while just 7 percent of Americans say the country is going in the right direction, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News Poll. While strong majorities of all demographic groups agree that the country is headed in the wrong direction, there are some who are less inclined to be of the same opinion. Republicans and those supporting Senator John McCain are more likely to say things in the country are going well than are Democrats and those supporting Senator Barack ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Rod Blagojevich on the witness stand: a high-risk legal strategy
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich shakes hands with a supporter, Art Hamill, Chicago fireman, upon his arrival at the Federal Court building, Tuesday, July 20, as his wife Patti, right, enters the building. Blagojevich is expected to finally step into the witness box at his corruption trial on Tuesday. M. Spencer Green/AP Enlarge By Mark Guarino , Staff writer / July 20, 2010 Chicago Since the day he was arrested Dec. 9, 2008, and charged with 24 counts related, among other things, to conspiring to "sell" President Obama’s former Senate seat for campaign cash, impeached Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Lindsay Lohan goes to jail
to serve her prison sentence. She remained calm throughout the proceedings, where she was ordered to begin her sentence of 90 days for violating probation on previous DUI and related convictions. TMZ and other media outlets have reported she will likely serve no more than 23 days. Judge Marsha Revel prohibited photography of Lohan being taken into custody. She will serve her sentence at the Lynwood Correctional Facility, the same lock-up where Paris Hilton did time in 2007 for a probation violation. Famed attorney Robert Shapiro stepped down as Lohan's lawyer yesterday for unknown reasons. Shawn Chapman Holley returned as ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Above the Law: Research Methods, Ethics and the Law of Privilege
Researchers Above the Law. In order to maximize the possibility that ... are not above the law. It is not for scholars and universities to judge for ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Backgrounder on Contempt - UPHOLDING THE CONSTITUTION: Bush ...
“Although the legislative power of contempt is not expressly provided for in the Constitution and exists as an implied power, as early as 1821 the Supreme Court recognized that without this power the legislative branch would be ‘exposed to every indignity and interruption that rudeness, caprice, or even conspiracy, may mediate against it.’” – The Politics of Executive Privilege, 2004. “…Experience has taught that mere requests for such information often are unavailing, and also that information which is volunteered is not always accurate or complete; so some means of compulsion are essential to obtain that which is needed. All ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
  1. profile image baugheyes #lindseylohan send her to jail she isn't above the law, no one is.
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  3. profile image vernagold @FINALLEVEL If you don't want to get arrested then don't drive on a suspended license, you're not above the law.
Why is the Pope above the law? - Yahoo! Answers
Anyone else who tried to cover up, or aided child molestation would have to be held accountable for their actions, so why doesn't the pope get the same treatment? He could be a pedophile himself for all we know. Is he above the law? I agree with Richard Dawkins 100% and I hope they succeed in getting this man arrested here is the article if your interested.… The Vatican is an independent country, and is recognized as such by its neighbor Italy, and the U.N., and the rest of the world. The Pope would have diplomatic immunity while travelling to the UK. The solution to this problem ...
WikiAnswers - What is the concept of rule of law
Answer what is the rule of law? every one must follow the rule, leaders must obey the law, government must obey the law,no one is above the law? == The principle in which the law applies to government officials as much as to ordinary citizens. Rule Of Law entails that the people of a nation are governed by clear and fair rules, rather than at the discretion and personal exercise of power. Citizens are explicitly told what they can and can't do in the constitution or in laws. With Rule Of Law in place, citizens can expect to be treated fairly by a justified government. Basic principle that government and those who govern ...