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  • Freshfields Names U.S. Managing Partner: Business of Law

    New York litigator Adam Siegel was named Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP’s U.S. regional managing partner, succeeding Julian Pritchard for a four-year term beginning April 30.

  • Giffords’ New Life as Scourge of Gun Violence

    Gabrielle Giffords received a Profile in Courage award this weekend at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston. The award is fitting, though she is displaying a different kind of courage than was celebrated by the late president in his 1957 best-selling book.

  • NRA’s LaPierre Says Universal Background Check Won’t Work

    Universal background checks on people buying guns wouldn’t be effective, Wayne LaPierre, chief executive officer of the National Rifle Association, said during an interview on “Fox News Sunday.”

  • Giffords Says Too Many Children Dying, Urges Gun Action

    Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords said “the time is now” for Congress to take action on guns as shooting victims, lawmakers and gun-rights advocates came face-to-face for the first time since the Dec. 14 killings in Newtown, Connecticut.

  • Tornado Slams Jefferson County Contemplating Bankruptcy

    Jefferson County , Alabama, already on the brink of bankruptcy, faces another emergency after a tornado ripped through the state’s most populous county, destroying 1,000 homes and killing at least 30 people.

  • Vinson & Elkins, Ashurst, Paul Hastings: Business of Law

    Vinson & Elkins LLP is closing its Shanghai office later this year and will consolidate the China practice in its existing Beijing and Hong Kong offices, according to a firm memo by Chairman Mark Kelly.

  • Giffords Urges Background Checks for All Firearm Purchases

    Gabrielle Giffords, the former Democratic congresswoman from Tucson, Arizona, who was shot in the head at a 2011 constituent event, returned to the Safeway Inc. store where she was wounded and urged lawmakers to “be courageous” and “support background checks.”

  • Giffords Anti-Gun Group Gets $1 Million Texas Donation

    Steve and Amber Mostyn, wealthy Texas trial attorneys, said today that they are giving $1 million to help start the gun-control advocacy group formed by former Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly.

  • Post-Newtown Gun Limits Agenda Narrows in U.S. Congress

    The only vote so far in this Congress on gun restrictions would impose tougher penalties for firearms trafficking, a measure that wouldn’t have prevented the Dec. 14 shootings at a Connecticut elementary school.

  • Giffords Requests Toast for Breakfast as Speech Returns

    Representative Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona, wounded last month in a shooting spree outside a Tucson supermarket, is speaking “more and more” and requested toast for breakfast, her spokesman said today.

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