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43 states suspend licenses for unpaid court debt, but that could change

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Union for State Bar of California employees files unfair practice charge

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Uber ousts in-house counsel who suppressed information about 2016 data breach

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Vegas lawyer is suspended partly for Facebook comments accusing judge of religious bias

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Florida governor demands justice’s disqualification for comment caught on live microphone

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Law grad settles claims that Chobani co-opted his ‘how’ philosophy in a marketing campaign

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Second ex-Conyers staffer who alleged sex harassment dropped suit after judge denied motion to seal

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How to produce a great legal event

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Former BigLaw lawyer pleads guilty in multimillion-dollar phony invoice scheme

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After DUI Plea, Ex-US Attorney Leaves Am Law 200 Firm

Stephen Wigginton, a former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, has left ArmstrongRead more

Sedgwick's Resolution a Potential Dickstein Shapiro Redux

The Am Law 200's decision to wind down its operations by early January may be the beginning of a lonRead more

Federal judge blocks ban on sex reassignment surgeries for service members

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Massachusetts governor signs bill guaranteeing women access to free birth control

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker [official website] signed House No. 4009 (H4009) [text, PDF] onRead more

As More Partners Depart, Sedgwick Confirms Plans to Close

The San Francisco-based Am Law 200 firm will dissolve in early January, although London-based ClydeRead more

Three Law Firms See Green in Cross-Border Cannabis Deal

Dentons, Cassels Brock & Blackwell and Stikeman Elliott nabbed roles on one of the biggest dealsRead more

Court Rules Ex-Inmate and Skadden Fellow Can Sit for Bar Exam

After a long legal battle, the Washington Supreme Court recently held that convicted felon Tarra SimRead more

Trump places North Korea on list of state sponsors of terrorism

Speaking in a cabinet meeting on Monday US President Donald Trump announced [remarks] that the US isRead more

Nebraska regulators approve alternative route for Keystone XL Pipeline

Nebraska regulators voted [decision, PDF] on Monday to approve a route for TransCanada's Keystone XLRead more

Ropes & Gray's Next Chair Will Be a Woman

Julie Jones will assume the post of chairwoman after current chairman R. Bradford Malt retires at thRead more

Retired Big Law Partner Dies in Around-the-World Yacht Race

Simon Speirs, a former real estate partner at British firm Osborne Clarke, perished over the weekendRead more

Large Law Firm Taps Reality TV Star to Assist in Innovation Efforts

Blake, Cassels & Graydon announced this week a partnership with Canadian technology entrepreneurRead more

Ex-Big Law Partner Faces Jail Time, Owes $7.9M Over Bogus Invoices

Keila Ravelo, a former Willkie Farr & Gallagher partner, faces four to six years in prison and hRead more

Husch Blackwell Layoffs Hit Partner, Counsel Ranks

The Am Law 100 firm will shed some 40 lawyers before year's end.      Read more

US Legal News Round Up for Saturday, 18 November 2017

Here's the domestic legal news we covered this week: A US District judge declared a mistrial in NewRead more

Federal court denies Chicago's request for further injunction in 'sanctuary city' funding case

The US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois [official website] on Thursday denied [oRead more

District judge declares a mistrial in New Jersey Senator's corruption trial

A US District judge declared a mistrial in New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez's [official profile] fedeRead more

House approves tax reform bill

[JURIST] The US House of Representatives [official website] approved HR 1 [text, PDF], a bill whichRead more

Transgender woman sues Massachusetts Department of Corrections for treatment in male prison

An unnamed transgender woman being held in an all-male prison in Massachusetts filed suit [complaintRead more

LGBT Activist files federal lawsuit challenging Tennessee therapist law

An LGBT rights activist filed a federal lawsuit [complaint, pdf] Monday challenging a Tennessee lawRead more

Federal judge orders changes to St. Louis police protocol toward protesters

A judge for the US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri issued an order [text, PDF] WRead more

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