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  • Remember when GOP staffers were convicted of misusing state computer equipment in the Computergate scandal? Elmer “Al” Bowman, who pled guilty in the case, is suing Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney and K&L Gates for legal malpractice.  [Legal Intelligencer]
  • Pennsylvania Superior Court sustained compensatory and punitive damage awards for two women who got breast cancer after taking Pfizer drugs for menopause. [Bloomberg]
  • Several people claiming to be part of Occupy Pittsburgh rang in the new year by breaking five windows at the Pittsburgh Municipal Court building.  Because everyone knows that municipal workers are part of the elite 1 percent? [Trib]
  • Congratulations to Judge David Wecht, who was sworn into the Superior Court yesterday.  His father was adorably proud of him.  [Trib]
  • More problems for BNY Mellon: Pennsylvania looks into joining the raft of states who are suing BNY Mellon for overcharging state pension funds in currency trading.  [Trib]  Chalk one up for the Occupiers, maybe.  [Post-Gazette]