Staffers and lawyers are heading out the door, in the wake of a management change. Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: Allen & Overy, Biglaw, David Krischer, Kevin O'Shea, Layoffs, Legal...Show More Summary
Fort Bliss, Texas, has unveiled the Army’s first microgrid that will save resources, provide energy security, and be a model for other microgrids throughout the base. The system integrates renewable energy, local power, energy storage and load management to guarantee uninterrupted continuous power in adverse conditions, said Maj. Gen. Dana J.H. Pittard, commanding general of [...]
From the folks at UN Water. View/download a larger version here. PDF: Download Water_Security_poster Here are the analytical brief (PDF or online flipbook) and a summary. Read more here. Download Watersecurity_analyticalbrief Enjoy! “The capacity of a population to safeguard sustainable access to adequate quantities of and acceptable quality water for...
Not everyone is a #Belieber. When Justin Bieber took the stage to accept his fan-voted MIlestone Award at the Billboard Music Awards, he was met with a series of cheers and boos. The 19-year-old singer beat out both Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars for the new award. Show More Summary
DJ Forry is introducing a pomegranate arils product, Sweet Bursts, in a 4.4-ounce package containing two serving tubs.
Parsons announced the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) has selected the Capital Rail Constructors joint venture for the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Phase II: Package A.
How to explain away hiring a hitman. Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: Anthony Salerno, As I Lay Dying, Austrian Death Machine, Chewbacca Defense, Christian Metal, Crime, Murder for Hire, Music, Religion, Steroid Defense, Steroids, Thomas Warwick, Tim Lambesis, Twinkie Defense
By Eliot Van Buskirk of Evolver.fm. I set out this morning to built a chart listing the various features of the major music subscription services: Rdio, Rhapsody, Spotify, and we assume the recently-launched Google Play Music All Access,...Show More Summary
The day's cable news TV ratings.
In an age of bloggers, Yelpers and Instagrammers, in which everyone has the means to add their two cents, it's easy to see the need for a higher order of food criticism.
The most competitive and challenging season of Univision’s top-rated reality competition “Nuestra Belleza Latina” (Our Latin Beauty) to date concluded last night in a glittering season finale jam-packed with glamour, excitement, emotion, music, and superstar guests.
Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer, questioning the Obama administration’s response to the various scandals in the news, asked White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer if the White House is taking these issues seriously, and whether or not the President is “out of touch.” Pfeiffer said that the White House was taking the issues seriously, especially [...]
“Mistresses,” a provocative and thrilling drama about the scandalous lives of a sexy and sassy group of four girlfriends, each on her own path to self-discovery, premieres MONDAY, JUNE 3
(Eugene Volokh) The Huffington Post has an article titled, “Kaitlyn Hunt, Florida Teen, Faces Felony Charges Over Same-Sex Relationship”; Opposing Views picks it up as, “Florida Teen Kaitlyn Hunt Arrested, Expelled Over Same-Sex Relationship”;...Show More Summary
(ST. LOUIS) — Authorities say a van carrying church members returning from a California religious gathering careened off of a southern Illinois freeway and overturned several times, killing five people and hospitalizing six others. State police Sgt. Show More Summary
Here’s Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner’s memo about his son‘s promotion. (I inserted the photo.) From: Jann Wenner Date: Monday, May 20, 2013 2:52 PM Subject: Gus Wenner Dear all: [Wenner Media chief digital officer] David Kang and I are very pleased — and I am very proud — to announce that Gus Wenner [left], … Read More
Jann Wenner, the owner of Rolling Stone’s publisher, Wenner Media, has a son named Gus Wenner. The former Wenner has named the latter Wenner — all 22 years of him— the new editor of RollingStone.com. Seems fair. In a memo obtained by...Show More Summary
(David Post) Stuart and Jonathan have both commented on the legal analysis in today’s City of Arlington v. FCC opinion from the Supreme Court, about which I have nothing to say. I want to direct your attention to footnote 1 in Justice Scalia’s opinion for the majority. He has just introduced one of the parties, “CTIA-The Wireless [...]
Washington Post copy editor Bill Walsh writes in an email: “So here I am on the eve of my book launch, hoping I’ll get a little exposure, when a silly 18-second video clip from my bike-helmet cam goes bigger than anything I’ll ever write will.” The clip (700,000 views and counting); City Paper, DCist, and … Read More
By Dennis Crouch Medtronic Inc. v. Boston Scientific Corp., Docket No. 12-1128 (Supreme Court 2013) The Supreme Court has granted a writ of certiorari in a license dispute involving giants of the medical device world – Medtronic and Boston Scientific....