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Unknown Jabari Johnson emerges as starter on Kentucky defense

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Bingham McCutchen Law Firm Weighs Options

online.wsj.com — Struggling Boston law firm Bingham McCutchen LLP is appealing to its partners to stick around, and says profitability is improving after a tough 18 months marked by lawyer exits and sliding revenue. Keeping more partners from leaving is crucial for the firm.

UK football's receivers have room for improvement

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather, crime and sports news.

Partner Exits Magnify Woes of Destabilized Firms

online.wsj.com — A freewheeling market for high-end legal talent is ratcheting up the pressure on law firms that stumble. Law firms are facing increased competition for work at a time of slack demand for legal services, making rainmaking partners at troubled firms especially tempting targets for rivals looking to gain an edge.

Two Kentucky women's players sidelined by car accident

UK football: LSU run game poses huge threat to Cats' defense

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather, crime and sports news.

Planned UK football facility will have it all

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather, crime and sports news.

Denis McInerney Returns to Davis Polk from DOJ

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Prevalence of the $160,000 Starting Salary for Lawyers Is Eroding

blogs.wsj.com — Clients increasingly question the value of recent law graduates. Still, for much of the past decade the starting salary for first-year associates at many of the country's biggest law firms has remained a healthy $160,000, despite scaled-back entry-level hiring and client pushback on legal bills.But the latest look under the BigLaw hood by the National Association for Law Placement indicates the prevalence of that $160,000 top salary has eroded significantly since the economic downtown.

After year among worst, Kentucky boasts one of nation's best pass defenses

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather, crime and sports news.
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