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Via S. Brass

  • Congratulations to Hon. Catherine Bissoon, the Western District’s newest federal judge.  The U.S. Senate confirmed her appointment yesterday.  She has served as a magistrate judge since August 2008.  [Trib]
  • Downtown workers are perplexed by Occupy Pittsburgh’s tent city.  [Post-Gazette] (I personally am perplexed. And while I generally agree that deregulation of the banks has been a disaster, I’m not sure downtown Pittsburgh is the right venue for the issue. When do we occupy Highmark and UPMC? I might buy a tent for that.)
  • Anita Hill will speak at a November 10 Allegheny County Bar Association luncheon.  [ACBA]
  • Pennsylvania district court allows taxation of electronic discovery costs.  [K&L Gates Blog]