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Startup helps consumers evaluate lawyers by compiling win records

NEWS SCAN A startup company formed by a former Covington & Burling lawyer aims to help consumers choose lawyers through a free website that compiles the lawyers’ approximate win rates in state courts.The startup, Justice Toolbox, currently offers data only for Washington, D.C., and Maryland, according

9th Circuit lets stand restraining order against Trump travel ban

NEWS SCAN The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has declined to reinstate President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries.The decision (PDF) released Thursday afternoon says the three-judge panel is “mindful that our analysis of the hardships and public interest in

Vijay Mallya’s Extradition Process Begins With CBI Request

NEWS SCAN The process to extradite business tycoon Vijay Mallya from the UK — where he had gone last year after facing heat for defaulting on loans worth Rs. 9000 crore — has started. The External Affairs Ministry is currently processing the formal request for it from

Gawli moves to Bombay High Court for furlough

NEWS SCAN Underworld don Arun Gawli again moved the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court seeking furlough. Earlier, on October 17, he was granted parole by the court for attending to his ailing wife, who underwent surgery in Mumbai.A division bench  issued notices to the DIG (Prisons) and