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Mariane Pearl Sues Al Qaeda

• Mariane Pearl filed a lawsuit in federal court against Al Qaeda and a major Pakistan bank to uncover more information about her husband’s murder. [NYS]
• The NFL passed a rule ordering press photographers to wear red vests with Canon and Reebok logos on them. [NPPA News via Mediabistro]
• If Portfolio’s second issue flops, editor-in-chief Joanne Lipman may be out of a job. [NYP]

• Goldman Sachs secured still more tax breaks and will build a second office tower in Jersey City. But will the firm be able to meet job commitments in both Jersey and lower Manhattan? [NYT]
• The SEC moved a step closer to filing insider-trading charges against Dow Jones director David Li. [NYP]
• James Russell deems Chase’s proposed new tower “spectacularly amateurish.” [Bloomberg]

• A cautionary tale for those taking the bar exam this month: Circle your multiple-choice answers in the booklet. [Personal Injury Law Blog via Above the Law]
• Ralph R. Papitto School of Law is no more. The school’s namesake recently used a racial slur and students demanded a new identity. [Law Blog/WSJ]
• A few lucky Proskauer partners can look forward to more “working” vacations in Brazil: The firm just opened a Sao Paolo office. [New York Law Journal]

• Marco Zanini has been named the creative director of Halston. [British Vogue]
• Gwen Stefani may be suing Forever 21 for stealing, but she herself apparently borrowed a design from Crowded Teeth. [Flypaper]
• Gianni Versace, ten years after his murder. [NYT]

Mariane Pearl Sues Al Qaeda