Monday essentials: Longtime prosecutor in new role - shale boom legal work - Germany law & culture headlines

Monday, 27 May 2013 09:00 AM Written by  Ipso Facto

20130527 lauraditka150The Post-Gazette Business/law package starts the work week with a profile by the PG's Paula Reed Ward of Laura Ditka, the longtime Allegheny County prosecutor now joining the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office as the senior deputy attorney general in Western Pennsylvania.

With the initial hiring boom and slump now in the rear view mirror, The Legal Intelligencer's Zack Needles takes another look the shale gas industry's impact on Pennsylvania's legal sector.

20130526 amazonlogo60And from the weekend, the Panic Street Lawyer's Jay Hornack, inspired by the UEFA Champions soccer final, has an all-German law and culture update, from's labor relations circumstances to the regulatory fate of Justin Bieber's monkey.

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