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Federal judge tosses challenge to statute banning unauthorized practice of law

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Winston & Strawn Welcomes New Talent Management Team

The 800-lawyer firm, riding high this year from some key litigation wins and lateral hires, has recrRead more

PwC to Launch US Law Firm as Big Four Expand Legal Offerings

PricewaterhouseCoopers is set to launch a U.S. law firm in Washington, D.C., later this month, a sigRead more

Justice Department reportedly asks Skadden for information about Manafort-related work

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ACLU sues Michigan over same-sex adoption

The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan (ACLU) [advocacy website] filed a lawsuit [complaint,Read more

The legal education model is out of touch, writes new ABA commission member

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ACLU and Planned Parenthood seek injunction against Maine abortion law

[JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the ACLU of Maine and Planned Parenthood [advocaRead more

First-Year Associate Jobs Set For Slight Rise, Survey Finds

The number of first-year associate jobs at law firms across the U.S. and Canada is set to rise slighRead more

SEC discloses hackers accessed EDGAR system and may have traded on the information

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Is Posner’s ‘baffling’ book an ethics breach? Chief judge objects to release of internal memos

Retired Judge Richard Posner of the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals apparently rufflRead more

Top Illinois court affirms ex-police sergeant Drew Peterson’s murder conviction in hearsay challenge

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Major product announcement expected at Clio Cloud Conference 2017

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California sues to stop construction of Trump’s border wall

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PwC to open US law firm, a sign of increasing focus on legal operations by Big 4 accounting firms

The Big Four accounting firms have legal divisions operating overseas that put them on a par with thRead more

Charles Kenji Whitehead: Teaching startup law as startup products start up

From the late 1980s to mid-2000s, Cornell Law School professor Charles Kenji “Chuck” Whitehead was sRead more

High-Powered Plaintiff's Lawyers Battle Over Fees in NCAA Concussion Case

Jay Edelson and Steve Berman have been quarreling over strategy in a concussion class action case agRead more

Massachusetts top court rules field sobriety tests not definitive for marijuana impairment

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Tuesday that evidenRead more

Wisconsin appeals court upholds right-to-work law

Wisconsin's Court of Appeals [official website] on Tuesday upheld [ppinion, PDF] the state's right-tRead more

Federal appeals court blocks San Fransisco ordinance requiring soda health warnings

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] on Tuesday blocked [opinion, PDF] aRead more

Hogan Lovells Boosts German Practice With Mayer Brown Management Hire

Hogan Lovells has boosted its German finance practice with the hire of a two-partner derivatives teaRead more

Federal appeals court dismisses Seattle police lawsuit on use-of-force policy

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit [opiRead more

Opinion: The Myths of the Swiss Verein

Of all the things for a firm to worry about, the financial and tax structure should not top the listRead more

Florida resident files class action suit against power company following Hurricane Irma-related outages

A Florida man filed a civil lawsuit [complaint, PDF] against Florida Power & Light Company [offiRead more

Federal judge dismisses Office of Personnel Management data breach lawsuits

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Colombia [official website] dismissedRead more

Barnes & Thornburg Looks to West Point for a New Leader

Steven Merkel has been COO at Barnes & Thornburg for 42 days. It is the first Big Law job for thRead more

Pay for Associate Hours? More Companies Say 'No Thanks'

DHL and other companies are experimenting more often with hiring their own freshly-minted law schoolRead more

Four Big Law Firms Grab Roles on Toys 'R' Us Bankruptcy

From bikes to trains to video games, a quartet of large law firms led by Kirkland & Ellis is advRead more

France's Gide Becomes Second Big Law Firm to Launch in Iran

Leading French firm Gide Loyrette Nouel has re-established a presence in the Middle East, becoming tRead more

Senate approves $700 billion defense bill

The US Senate [official website] on Monday voted 89-8 [roll call] to approve HR 2810 [text, PDF], aRead more

Ohio arrestee files lawsuit alleging police used excessive force

Recent Ohio arrestee Timothy Davis filed a civil rights lawsuit [complaint, PDF] in federal court onRead more

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