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Fox Rothschild Practice Leader Steps Up to Defend Alleged Defecator

Matthew Adams, the newly installed co-chair of the white-collar group at Fox Rothschild, may have onRead more

Cadwalader Adds Simpson Thacher Financial Services Pro in New York

Mark Chorazak served as lead regulatory counsel on some of the largest bank mergers in the wake of tRead more

Akerman, in Growth Mode, Beefs Up Chicago Office

The Florida-based firm, which added three new partners in Chicago from Hinshaw & Culbertson andRead more

Alleged owners of Mugshots.com charged in extortion scheme, face extradition to California

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New Jersey sued for public school segregation

A group of non-profit corporations including New Jersey Coalition of Diverse and Inclusive Schools (Read more

Akerman Hit With Malpractice Claims Over Work for Corporate Raider's Estate

A former acquaintance-cum-business partner of notorious corporate raider Victor Posner has sued AkerRead more

Bill to protect flight attendants from sexual harassment introduced in House

Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR) [official website] introduced a bill [text] on Thursday "to protRead more

Federal judge requires Quinn Emanuel to prove claim about dropped witness

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Schulte Roth Bags Cambridge Analytica Bankruptcy Work

SCL USA Inc., the parent company of embattled political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, filed for CRead more

More police departments move to encrypt police scanner communications

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California enacts law that limits when immigration status can be used in open court

California Governor Jerry Brown [official website] signed SB 785 [text] into law on Thursday, placinRead more

Judge tosses suits claiming Poland Spring misleads consumers about water source

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US Treasury issues new sanctions against Iran

The US Department of the Treasury [official website] issued new sanctions [press release] against IrRead more

Law Firm Survey Says Millennial Era Is Here, But Change Has Just Begun

Millennials already outnumber any other generation in the legal industry, and a new report says theRead more

Sessions rules immigration judges have no authority to indefinitely suspend cases

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Trump tweets about possible campaign informant, while Giuliani isn’t sure

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Louisiana lawmakers approve 15-week abortion ban

A Louisiana bill [text, PDF] that would ban abortions after 15 weeks was given final legislative appRead more

Mentoring in the legal profession has had to adapt to a changing world

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Some corporate clients are making ‘unpalatable’ demands in outside counsel guidelines, partner says

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Investing in AI? Strategy Principles Say Go Lightly and Later

From a strategy perspective, there is no rush for law firms to invest in AI, Hugh Simons argues.Read more

What Women Can Learn From Michael Cohen

Unlike the president's lawyer, most of you have actual expertise, so stop underestimating yourself!Read more

After previously defending lower pay for female profs, DU Law School enters EEOC consent decree

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Judge tosses lawsuit claiming Zillow uses Zestimates to funnel website visitors to advertisers

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Backlash Mounts Against Attorney Whose Racist Rant Went Viral

A lawyer caught on video making racially-charged comments to employees at a Midtown Manhattan eateryRead more

Big Law Vets Target Buzzy Blockchain for Growing Boutique

A pair of former partners at Reed Smith and Hogan Lovells launched DLx Law earlier this month. They'Read more

Turkish banker sentenced to 32 months in US over sanctions evasion scheme

Judge Richard Berman of the US District Court for Southern District of New York [official website] oRead more

Florida city urges appeals court to overturn decision removing cross from public park

The city of Pensacola, Florida, on Wednesday urged [oral arguments calendar, PDF] the US Court of ApRead more

Tennessee judge rules removal of Confederate statutes in park does not violate state law

Davidson County state court chancery judge Ellen Hobbs Lyle ruled on Wednesday that the removal of tRead more

Senate approves resolution rejecting FCC's net neutrality ruling

The US Senate [official website] approved a resolution [S J Res 52] on Wednesday that rejects the FeRead more

EPA sued for discarding hard-rock mining rule

Environmental groups filed suit [Earthjustice press release; petition, PDF] against Environmental PrRead more

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