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Homeland Security Chief Jeh Johnson Returns (Again) to Paul Weiss

After more than three decades shuttling between public service and private practice, Johnson says heRead more

Deal Watch: Six Firms Bum Roles on Huge Tobacco Tie-Up

The biggest deal of the week will take your breath away. Cravath, Herbert Smith Freehills, Jones DayRead more

Morgan Lewis Heads to Hong Kong After Orrick Raid

At least nine partners are poised to join Morgan, Lewis & Bockius from Orrick, Herrington &Read more

DOJ: Trump appointment of son-in-law does not violate anti-nepotism laws

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] released a 14-page legal opinion [PDF] SaturdaRead more

Texas Supreme Court agrees to review same-sex marriage case

The Texas Supreme Court [official website] on Friday reversed its previous 8-1 decision [opinion], cRead more

Apple files $1 billion suit against Qualcomm over royalty charges

[JURIST] Technology giant Apple [corporate website] filed suit [complaint, PDF] against Qualcomm [coRead more

Trump issues executive order seeking repeal of ACA

[JURIST] US President Donald Trump [official website] on Friday, only hours after being sworn in, siRead more

Covington to Represent Ukrainian Oil Company in Case Against Russia

Covington & Burling has secured a $6.31 million contract to represent Ukraine's state-run oil coRead more

Federal judge withdraws order requiring ethics training for Justice Department lawyers

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Federal judge temporarily blocks Texas from defunding Planned Parenthood

[JURIST] US District Court Judge Sam Sparks issued a temporary restraining order [text, PDF] on ThurRead more

Kirkland Gets Call for Avaya Bankruptcy

The telecommunications equipment company, which filed for Chapter 11 protection Thursday in New YorkRead more

New York AG proposes model language for laws and policies regarding immigration

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman [official website] released a memo [text, PDF] on ThursdRead more

SCOTUS accepts second case in a week on jurisdictions where businesses can be sued

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Georgia appeals court overturns denial of transgender name changes

The Court of Appeals of Georgia on Friday overturned [opinion, PDF] the Columbia County trial court'Read more

King & Wood Mallesons Addresses Past Failures and Future Plans

The global legal giant's management told clients this week that the collapse of its legacy SJ BerwinRead more

Largest servicer of US student loans facing lawsuits

[JURIST] The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau [official website] is suing Navient [corporate webRead more

SCOTUS to consider liability for trespassing arrests of partiers who said ‘Peaches’ invited them

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Four Guantanamo detainees transferred on Obama's final day in office

The US Department of Defense [official website] announced the transfer of four Guantanamo prisonersRead more

Mexico drug lord 'El Chapo' extradited to US

[JURIST] The Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán was extradited to the US on Thursday nightRead more

Former lawyer is sentenced for role in home invasion attack on managing partner

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BigLaw firm withdraws letter demanding CNN retract story on Cabinet pick’s stock purchase

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Reinventing Professionals: The art of investing in legal technology

Ari Kaplan speaks with Krishna Srinivasan, a founding general partner at LiveOak venture partners inRead more

More than 250 legal observers are expected at Trump inauguration

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Paul McCartney suit seeks to regain copyright interest in early songs

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Norton Rose Fulbright Expands Again, This Time in South Africa

In a busy week for law firm combinations, Norton Rose Fulbright has acquired four-lawyer commercialRead more

Two More Big Firms Tap New Diversity Heads

Baker McKenzie and Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney started 2017 by hiring diversity and inclusion ofRead more

Live from New York, It's Saturday Night!

A spotlight shines on a Big Law partner in the shadow of President-elect Donald Trump.  Read more

Ampersands Go Missing From Big Law

Baker & McKenzie lost its ampersand last month, and Boies, Schiller & Flexner, not to be outRead more

Former House Speaker Hastert seeks repayment of hush money

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Proposal to tighten ABA bar-pass standards criticized by deans and state bar president

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