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Trump signs order reducing restrictions on offshore drilling

US President Donald Trump signed an executive order [text] on Friday to lift restrictions placed onRead more

Appeals court approves delay in case against air pollution standards

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit [official website] on ThursdayRead more

Judge permits Alabama city to leave school district despite finding racial motive

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Arkansas governor dismisses calls for investigation of convulsions during execution

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Famed defense lawyer Richard ‘Racehorse’ Haynes dies

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Employers can pay women less than men based on salary histories, 9th Circuit rules

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Digital collection of Jefferson’s books may reveal his ideals about legal education

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Second person charged in shooting death of Chicago judge

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Law Firm Recruiters Blast Headhunter?s 'Sexist' Job Hunt Column

The founder of BCG Attorney Search wrote that law firms fill recruiting jobs with women who are ?quiRead more

Judge pulled from Arkansas execution cases accuses state’s AG and Supreme Court of ethics violations

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Hostile work environment can be created with one racial slur, 2nd Circuit rules

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Two Ex-Dewey Partners Find a New Home at McDermott

McDermott Will & Emery has hired corporate partners Ivan Presant and Jeffrey Meyers in New YorkRead more

Charting Growth

This chart maps year-over-year changes in revenue per lawyer and profits per partner for every firmRead more

Texas sues FDA to release seized lethal injection drugs

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice [official website] sued [complaint, PDF] the Food and DrugRead more

United Airlines settles with doctor dragged from flight

Dr. David Dao, the man seen in a viral video being dragged off a United Airlines flight earlier thisRead more

Justices appear skeptical of government stance in case about revocation of citizenship

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Texas state House approves ban on "sanctuary cities"

The Texas State House of Representatives [official website] approved on Thursday a strict ban [SB 4,Read more

Supreme Court hears arguments on drug patents, citizenship revocation

The US Supreme Court [official website] heard arguments [day call, PDF] on Wednesday in Amgen Inc. vRead more

For Big Law Partners, a Trump Tax Giveaway?

Details surrounding the president's tax plan are still sketchy. But one thing?s for sure: Equity parRead more

Oklahoma death penalty commission recommends extending moratorium

[JURIST] The Oklahoma Death Penalty Review Commission [official website] on Tuesday released a reporRead more

Federal judge blocks defunding of 'sanctuary cities'

[JURIST] US District Judge William Orrick from the Northern District of California [official profileRead more

Key Findings From the Am Law 100: A Podcast With Roy Strom

Reporter Roy Strom summarizes the key takeaways from the Am Law 100 rankings and what consultants saRead more

Profits Per Lawyer

A firm's PPL is its net income divided by its lawyer count. Wachtell topped the list with a PPL of $Read more

Profitability Index

This metric, introduced in 1985, seeks to demonstrate which firms best balance leverage and profit mRead more

Compensation for All Partners

Average Compensation-All Partners rose by 1.6 percent in 2016, compared with an increase of 3.7 percRead more

Value Per Lawyer

Our value per lawyer metric demonstrates how much, on average, each of a firm?s lawyers contributesRead more

Alston & Bird Adds Chadbourne's IP Chair

Paul Tanck, chair of Chadbourne & Parke's intellectual property practice in New York, is headedRead more

Supreme Court rules tribal immunity does not apply to individuals

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled [opinion, PDF] that tribal sovereign immunity does not extendRead more

NRA files challenge to California gun control legislation

The National Rifle Association (NRA) [official website] on Monday filed the first complaint [text, PRead more

Supreme Court hears oral arguments in two jurisdiction cases

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Tuesday heard oral arguments [day call, PDF] inRead more

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