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On Thursday, leaders of the American Law Institute are set to gather in Philadelphia to discuss controversial changes to its restatements of consumer and insurance law, the results of which would dramatically shift how the law in these areas is interpreted in courts nationwide in a way that could profoundly benefit the plaintiffs' bar.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday grappled with whether a criminal defense lawyer violates the Constitution by ignoring his client's express wishes in order to save him from the death penalty.
The unsealed pages are "broad statements of the government's public criminal discovery policies," U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly said in an unsealing order.
The Justice Department supports a lawsuit against the Washington, D.C., subway system over its refusal to run religious ads.
The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a single signed opinion since the start of the 2017-2018 term. What's up with that?
Attorneys general from 21 states and the District of Columbia filed a challenge to the repeal of the Obama-era rules.
The firm started out the post-holiday workweek with a bang, hiring former Sen. Chris Dodd and senior pharma lawyer Steve Benz in Washington, D.C.
"The conviction that the tweets were not law is rooted in beliefs about what law does and should look like and how it is and should be made," the Harvard Law Review article said.
In a hearing Tuesday, Judge Amy Berman Jackson said the criminal trial for the former Trump campaign chairman and his deputy might not begin for months.
"It would also be permissible for the EEOC to decide never to issue such regulations, or for the EEOC to study the issue for several years before commencing a new rulemaking," the U.S. Justice Department said on behalf of the EEOC.
Andrew Shipley chaired the government contracts practice at Perkins Coie after 16 years as a senior in-house lawyer at Northrop Grumman.
John Ring would replace Philip Miscimarra, a former Morgan Lewis partner in Chicago who had been a key vote for business interests during his term on the Obama-era board.
Writing expert Bryan Garner doesn't pull punches in a new book about his partnership with the late Antonin Scalia. The result is a fascinating and three-dimensional portrayal.
In WesternGeco v. Ion Geophysical, the justices might carve a small exception into the usual presumption against extraterritorial damages or open the spigot to global patent damages.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday granted review in a case that could imperil thousands of commission proceedings and affect the status of administrative law judges in other federal agencies.
A victory for the state could open a potential multibillion-dollar source of revenue for the states.
"If absolute immunity is not granted to the taxpayer, there will be a full claim of Fifth Amendment privilege," lawyers for the dispensary said in court papers in Colorado this week.
A. Scott Bolden is again managing Reed Smith's D.C. office after insurance litigator Gary Thompson left Big Law to battle insurers from a new perch at Weisbrod Matteis & Copley.
Fisher Phillips partner Ed Foulke, a former OSHA head, predicts a greater focus on compliance and outreach over enforcement.
The charity alleges HHS issued an advisory opinion that prohibits it from communicating with companies about treatment options for patients.