When General Motors Co. first announced last summer that it would fully compensate victims of its ignition-switch defect, plaintiffs lawyers feared that many people would be left out. They might be right.
Cravath, Swaine & Moore has long kicked off associate bonus season, but this year saw Simpson Thacher & Bartlett beat its Wall Street rival to the punch with a Friday announcement that was soon followed by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.
Five months after the U.S. Supreme Court decided Aereo's business model was in direct conflict with copyright law, the online television company announced Friday that it filed for bankruptcy protection. But Aereo says its lawyers still have plenty of work to do.
House Republicans on Friday filed a long-threatened lawsuit challenging certain provisions of the Obama administration's signature health care reform law.
Southern District Judge Denise Cote on Friday gave final approval to the unusual settlement reached between Apple, 33 states and class action counsel in the e-book price-fixing litigation. The settlement calls for Apple to pay $450 million should Cote's 2013 liability ruling be upheld in the computer giant's appeal to the Second Circuit.
Three U.S. district judges and a U.S. magistrate participated in a roundtable discussion in Dallas, "Patent Law: Best Practices As Seen From The Bench."
Roberta Gelb, president of Chelsea Office Systems, talks about how trends such as cloud computing and bring your own device (BYOD) have law firms realizing the importance of training in the adoption of new technologies.
Eric Turkewitz, of The Turkewitz Law Firm and author of the New York Personal Injury Law Blog, offers dos and don'ts for first-time legal bloggers.
Attorney Daniel Cummins and staff reporter Ben Present discuss the emerging issue of social media law. In this installment, the two discuss the differences between Facebook and Twitter, and whether Twitter posts can be discoverable.
The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to put muscle behind its standard for substituting counsel in capital cases. The request is on behalf of a Missouri death row inmate whose appointed lawyers' conduct, according to legal ethics experts from around the country, amounted to malpractice.
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