Last Build Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:33:13 +0000Copyright: copyright © 2017 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:33:13 +0000Orrick is losing intellectual property litigator Neel Chatterjee to Goodwin.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:09:23 +0000A federal judge in Chicago ruled that a blind man can bring a discrimination suit against McDonald's Corp. over the company's alleged policy of excluding pedestrians from its drive-thru windows.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:43:30 +0000A federal appeals court in New York on Thursday dealt a serious legal blow to an effort to make radio broadcasters pay performance royalties to oldies rock bands.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 18:43:45 +0000President-elect Donald Trump has a new ally in the legal defense of his executive order restricting travel from seven countries: the state of Texas. Texas’ Republican attorney general on Wednesday filed court papers endorsing Mr. Trump’s travel ban as a “lawful exercise” of executive authority and attacking legal challengers for trying to “interfere with the president’s national-security […]
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:49:13 +0000Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, a 90-lawyer plaintiffs' firm known for suing big companies and banks, has positioned itself as an early courtroom foe of President Donald Trump.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:42:20 +0000For the first time in the nearly eight years that he's commanded the most powerful federal prosecutor’s office outside of Washington, Mr. Bharara is trying a case himself.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 21:09:09 +0000President Donald Trump’s criticism of courts that ruled against his administration recently has generated conflicting views among the nation’s federal judges. Appointed for life, federal judges are typically loath to criticize a sitting president, whose representatives frequently appear before them in court. Four judges agreed to comment on Mr. Trump’s treatment of the courts with […]
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 16:41:00 +0000A judge ruled that a Georgia woman didn't have “any legal duty” to pay for her daughter’s college tuition bill before declaring bankruptcy, deepening the fracture between judges on whether financially struggling parents can help their children pay for college.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 18:05:21 +0000A federal appeals court is expected to hear arguments Tuesday on whether President Donald Trump should be allowed — at least for the time being — to enforce his immigration travel ban. A federal judge weighing a lawsuit brought by Washington State and Minnesota ruled last week that the legal case against the White House’s […]
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 22:54:19 +0000A contentious law school-accreditation rule was voted down Monday.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:24:51 +0000Michael Osnato Jr. spent eight years at the SEC before joining Simpson Thacher & Barlett.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 20:13:44 +0000An arson case out of Ohio underscores how the proliferation of personal data is factoring into criminal investigations.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 21:41:40 +0000California's law deans are pushing for a change to address the state's low bar-passage rates.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 21:28:45 +0000Before becoming a federal judge, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch wrote prolifically about assisted suicide, a polarizing issue that’s gotten more attention as the right-to-die legalization movement has gained ground nationally and abroad. In law journal articles and in a 300-page book, Judge Gorsuch pushed back against “aid-in-dying” advocates who support giving terminally ill patients […]
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 19:20:43 +0000Rapper 50 Cent has sued the Reed Smith law firm, accusing its lawyers of mishandling a sex tape lawsuit that left him facing a $7 million judgment. In court papers, lawyers for 50 Cent said that Reed Smith lawyers failed to “follow established legal standards” when preparing for the trial against Lastonia Leviston, who said […]
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 01:12:36 +0000Legal experts offer opinions on President Trump's Supreme Court nominee.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 01:04:51 +0000Highlights from a few of Judge Neil Gorsuch's opinions and dissents.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 01:04:08 +0000President Donald Trump has said Supreme Court vacancy should be filled by someone “in the mold” of the late justice, whom he called a “great judge.”U.S. Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch, the president’s choice to fill Justice Scalia’s seat, may offer the closest match.During his tenure on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, […]
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 19:01:09 +0000The Justice Department instructed its prosecutors in 2015 to focus more on charging individuals in corporate criminal investigations, but only charged one person in connection with 11 corporate foreign bribery cases brought in 2016, a new report from the law firm Jones Day points out.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 18:39:14 +0000New York City and President Donald Trump moved closer to a legal confrontation over immigration as the city’s mayor vowed to sue the Trump administration if it cuts off federal funding to “sanctuary” jurisdictions that shelter residents living in the country illegally. The escalating tensions follow Mr. Trump’s signing of an executive order Wednesday formalizing […]