Lawyers like Jones Day's Robert Mittelstaedt say litigation threat could discourage collaboration that depends on anti-solicitation agreements.
A federal judge has found that although there was probable cause to believe General Motors Co. committed a crime in failing to disclose a deadly ignition switch defect, plaintiffs lawyers failed to prove that GM's outside lawyers at King & Spalding should have to turn over their internal notes and memos on the matter.
The global legal giant inked its fifth major tie-up of 2015 by agreeing to absorb 34-lawyer Luxembourg firm OPF Partners into its Swiss verein on Jan. 1, 2016.
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Some companies choose to avoid the insolvency schemes available in their home jurisdictions, attempting instead to reorganize in the U.S.
A "common-sense understanding" of the site would make it obvious that user-submitted reviews are not 100 percent authentic, a federal judge ruled.
When the invitation went out recently from the Green Bag law journal to come up with new "top ten" rankings for the U.S. Supreme Court, Meg Penrose leapt at the chance to rate the court's female justices. Never mind that only four women have ever sat on the high court. Penrose, a professor at Texas A&M University School of Law, used the listing to underscore the dearth of female justices through history.
A federal judge has ruled that a cardiac monitoring service involved in patent infringement litigation is in contempt of a settlement prohibiting it from selling the plaintiff's technology.
A unanimous First Department panel said the trial judge "failed to meet [the court's] core responsibilities ... to provide defense counsel with 'meaningful notice' of a jury note and to provide the jury with a 'meaningful response.'"
Although consumers consistently give themselves a solid A when it comes to grading their online security behaviors, most leave their information vulnerable.
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