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The top story in today’s Legal is the impact the eurozone crisis is having on Pennsylvania firms. As reporter Gina Passarella writes, the financial troubles have had the expected effect for some firms of a restricted deal flow, counseling advice going up and cautious hiring in those regions.
Below the fold on Page 1, reporter Ben Present writes the latest from the Jerry Sandusky trial, including that the jury will be sequestered and the trial could end this week.
Also on Page 3, the Third Circuit has removed a judge in a case against an ex-New Jersey prosecutor.
In a Litigation column on Page 5, Abraham J. Gafni writes about considering unavailability when drafting arbitration agreements.
In a Legal Marketing column on Page 7, Meirion Jones writes about the pitfalls and the prize of key account management.
Today’s lead story in PLW is an analysis of the Sandusky trial, as Ben Present writes about the surreal nature of the trial and how it has taken form during witness accounts.
Below the fold on Page 1, reporter Zack Needles writes that agencies may not ignore improperly submitted records requests, according to a deeply divided Commonwealth Court.
On Page 3, Ben Present writes that a mandatory minimum sentence can’t be retroactively invoked, according to a state Supreme Court ruling.
There’s much more inside this week’s PLW, including Samuel C. Stretton’s Ethics Forum, in which he writes about lawyers who run separate, nonlegal businesses; Matthew Weisberg’s Legal Profession column on what to do when faced with a legal malpractice claim; and Leonard Deutchman’s Cyberlaw column on thinking ahead in e-discovery to control costs.
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