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Widener, state bar team up for class on starting a law firm

Widener, state bar team up for class on starting a law firm

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By Stephanie Kalina-Metzger, contributing writer March 14, 2019 at 3:40 PM Christian Johnson, dean at Widener University at Commonwealth law School. He teaches a class on how to start a law firm. - (Photo / Harrison Jones) When Christian Johnson left his job as professor at the University of Utah Law School to become dean at Widener University Commonwealth Law School in 2015, he recognized right away the value of bringing over his class on how to start a law firm. Trying to access a story? You have options. Subscribe for 4 weeks at $6.99 (price increases to $9.99 after 30 days unless you notif...
NY State bill would review social media, internet history a…

NY State bill would review social media, internet history a…

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The New York State legislature is considering a bill to include social media and internet search history in background checks for firearm purchases. (WHAM photo)NEW YORK (WHAM) — People applying for a pistol permit or renewing a license could have their social media accounts and internet history reviewed. It's part of a newly proposed bill in the New York State Senate.State Senator Kevin Parker of the 21st District introduced Senate Bill 9191 in attempts to keep firearms out the hands of people who may be violent.The measure requires, "social media and search engine reviews prior to the approval of an application or renewal of a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver; requires a person applying for a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver or a renewal of such licen
State bill would review social media, internet as part of b…

State bill would review social media, internet as part of b…

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New York, New York - People applying for a pistol permit or renewing a license could have their social media accounts and internet history reviewed. It's part of a newly proposed bill in the New York State Senate.State Senator Kevin Parker of the 21st District introduced Senate Bill 9191 in attempts to keep firearms out the hands of people who may be violent. The measure requires, "social media and search engine reviews prior to the approval of an application or renewal of a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver; requires a person applying for a license to carry or possess a pistol or revolver or a renewal of such license to consent to having his or her social media accounts and search engine history reviewed and investigated for certain posts and/or searches over a period of...
What Are the Most-Googled Wildlife Photos in Your State?

What Are the Most-Googled Wildlife Photos in Your State?

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Deer emerged as a top photo search in some states. But snakes and spiders were the most popular wildlife image searches across the country. Credit: Shutterstock Are people more captivated by deadly local snakes, carnivorous mammals or venomous spiders? It depends on where people live, according to new data from Google showing the top image searches for bugs and wild animals, state by state in the U.S. [10 Easy Ways to Help Wildlife, Every Day] In some states, people searched for images of animals that were native to that region: Orcas were at the top o