Prominent health care specialist Thomas Bulleit has quit Hogan Lovells to join Ropes & Gray as a partner, where he will head the Boston-based firm's health care practice in Washington. Bulleit’s focuses on legal and regulatory compliance across multiple industries,...
One day after Microsoft Corp. weighed in on the legal diversity gap, new demographic numbers released on Wednesday show some small measure of progress for minority lawyers--but potential storm clouds for female attorneys.
Are this firm's bonuses higher than the market rate? Just a tad, for some.
We've written a few times recently about the importance of ECPA reform, to bring a woefully out of date law into the 21st century. Specifically, we've urged people to sign this White House petition in favor of ECPA reform. That petition closes soon, and it's still a bit short of the 100,00 goal. Show More Summary
An ethical issue for law students: should you report de minimis cheating?
Back during the summer, we wrote about how the FBI was increasingly using malware to spy on people (though they apparently tried to avoid using it with technically savvy people to avoid having its capabilities "discovered"). However,...Show More Summary
From Dave Freeman, via Simon de la Rouviere:Let me tell you a little story about innovation and creativity. Years ago, I worked on a wiki-based project to find the first instance of ideas/techniques in video games (like the first game to use cameras as weapons, or the first game to have stealth as a play element). Show More Summary
The dispute isn't over -- after pulling the Beastie Boys' "Girls" from one viral advertisement, the toy company could also find itself facing claims over music from Daft Punk and others in more ads. read more
Uruguay recently adopted the most far-reaching legalization of marijuana attempted by any nation in recent decades: The passage of a landmark marijuana legalization measure Tuesday means Uruguay is set to become the first country inShow More Summary
Organizers at a church in Neath, Wales don’t mind rules requiring the donkey-riding Mary in a childrens’ Nativity play to be wearing a crash helmet, or as the case may be “riding hat.” They say the eight-year-old’s costuming can readily be arranged to conceal the anachronistic headgear during the Christmas procession. Show More Summary
Do you have a right to read the laws that govern you, or is that a privilege you should have to pay for? PublicResource.org thinks it's a right, and has been publishing digital versions of various laws and codes not...
How on earth do you get to a $300,000 bonus? David Boies explains.
Mississippi state attorney general Jim Hood has returned to his old punching bag, Google, for another workout. Back in June, Hood decided it was Google's fault that he could find copyright infringement and counterfeit items on the web. Show More Summary
A bipartisan budget agreement announced on Capitol Hill late Tuesday is a sign that lawmakers could replace at least some of the painful budget cuts of the federal judiciary, agencies and the U.S. Department of Justice. But the word from...
A Washington federal judge today dismissed Rep. Charles Rangel's (D-N.Y.) lawsuit against U.S. House of Representatives leaders over his 2010 censure for misconduct. Rangel sued Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and other House leaders in April, claiming he was denied due...
No good deed by government agencies goes unpunished it seems, although it appears the average citizen bears the brunt of these punishments nearly every time. The UK's long-running battle with porn and infringement recently combined to the detriment of computer users across the country. Show More Summary
The move comes on the heels of escalating tensions between the two camps, including Warner Bros. and its New Line division initiating arbitration proceedings. read more
The end of an employment relationship is rarely a pleasant experience for anyone involved in the process. Particularly for a dismissed employee, heightened emotions and confusion can lead to genuine anxiety and stress.In the midst of...Show More Summary
The Ninth Circuit rewrites Brady: prosecutors must disclose potentially exculpatory evidence if they feel like it.
By Dennis Crouch When Michelle Lee joined the USPTO in 2012, she took an interesting title – Director of the Silicon Valley Patent Office. With the resignation of both David Kappos (USPTO Director) and Theresa Rea (USPTO Deputy Director), Lee...