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The top story this morning is the chief justice suspending indicted Traffic Court Judge Robert Mulgrew on an emergency basis Friday. As reporter Amaris Elliott-Engel writes, Mulgrew is suspended from all official duties and assignments until further notice and the issue of his pay will be in front of the Pennsylvania Court of Judicial Discipline.
Also above the fold on Page 1, reporter Zack Needles writes that defense firm Swartz Campbell has sued Chartwell Law Offices for poaching lawyers and clients from its Fort Myers, Fla., office. The suit alleges “improper interference with and destruction of” Swartz Campbell’s business interests, client relationships and partnership agreements.
Below the fold on Page 1, reporter Saranac Hale Spencer writes that insider information passed between two members of Alcoholics Anonymous is sufficient to sustain allegations that one of them violated the Securities Exchange Act, a federal judge has ruled.
In a Litigation column on Page 5, Charles F. Forer writes about alternate dispute resolution and being careful when working with experts.
In the Law Technology News page, Adam Losey writes about using technology to get ahead.
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