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ALR Student's Corner: The Firm: What Can Overbilling Do For You?

There are several areas of the legal profession which will remain timeless; it is from these areas that learning from the mistakes of others is critical to ensuring long, stable careers for ourselves.  686 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: A lesson in ethical lawyering through an analysis of Presumed Innocent, by Alan J. Pakula.

When contemplating the role of an attorney, one generally associates traits of honesty, righteousness, and selflessness as being the bedrock of all officers of the court. 631 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: "12 Angry Men", Many Happy Movie Watchers

“12 Angry Men” is a surprisingly outstanding courtroom drama film.  Produced in 1957, the film is in black and white, and consists of zero state of the art special effects, no hard core action scenes, no romance, no exotic “on location” filming, and no award winning soundtrack.    710 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: FBI Website: Where the Crime Is

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is an agency set-up to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and provide leadership within the criminal justice system. 471 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: Department of Commerce: Minority Business Development Agency

The Commerce Department’s mission is to make American businesses more innovative at home and more competitive abroad. Responsible for everything from weather forecasts to patent protection, the following twelve departments of the Commerce Department impact the everyday lives of all Americans: 437 more words

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ALR Student's Corner: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) - An Overview of the Agency

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States.  As a branch of the Department of Homeland Security, the USCIS was created to strengthen the security and integrity of the immigration system.   622 more words

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