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Ghost of Shaw Pittman Haunts Pillsbury When James Rishwain Jr., Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman’s new chairman, takes the reins in January, it looks like he’ll have his hands full with issues stemming from the 2005 merger of California’s Pillsbury Winthrop and D.C.-based Shaw Pittman. • Delayed Justice: Decision on Termination Appeal Takes Two Years Criticism of the D.C. Court of Appeals for taking years to issue opinions is an open secret, but it’s uncommon for a D.C. Superior Court judge to get hit with the same rap. • NY Bound: Akim Gump Counsel Heads to Nasdaq Robin Weisman has left Washington to spin on Wall Street. The former Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld counsel was named the director of government relations for Nasdaq. • Starr Power: Former Whitewater Prosecutor Attends Georgia Supreme Court Candidate Fundraiser Republican lawyers in Washington hosted a fund-raiser last week for Georgia Supreme Court candidate J. Michael Wiggins. On Sept. 26 former Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth Starr and former Solicitor General Theodore Olson headlined the fund-raiser at the University Club in downtown Washington, according to a campaign spokesman. • What About The Cook?: Military Commissions Bill Leaves Unresolved Issues Though the White House reached a much-ballyhooed compromise on Sept. 21 with the Senate Armed Services Committee by agreeing to leave the Geneva Conventions’ human rights standards unchanged in the military-commission bill, there were numerous other disagreements that still remained. • Reading is Fundamentalist: Guantanamo Librarian Wanted Librarians, take note. The Defense Department needs you to work in “one of today’s most challenging, interesting and rewarding environments,” according to a recent advertisement for chief librarian at the Guant�namo Bay prison in Cuba. • Familiar Faces: Bomb Scare Brings Out Players in Big Cases The three-hour-long evacuation of the E. Barrett Prettyman Courthouse, after a police dog sniffed out a “suspicious package” lying in front of the building, made for an unusual mix of bystanders.

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