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Philadelphia DA's Policy Adviser Arrested for Child Endangerment

Wed, 2020-05-13 14:24

Bazelon joined the prosecutor's office in January 2018, as part of the first round of people hired when Krasner took over as the city's top law enforcement officer.


CVS' Omnicare Agrees to $15.3M Opioid Deal With Feds

Wed, 2020-05-13 14:23

Omnicare agreed to settle claims brought by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and federal prosecutors that it dispensed opiate pharmaceuticals to long-term care facilities without valid prescriptions.


Two More States Chart Their Own Course for the July Bar Exam

Wed, 2020-05-13 14:15

Nevada is leaning toward an open-book, online test, while Louisiana is paring its test back to just one day.


From the COVID19-Bunker: Vinson & Elkins' Harry Reasoner Is Not Optimistic

Wed, 2020-05-13 13:44

With a track record of taking on causes that are unpopular in his home state, the 80 year old still practices, and speaks with a heavy Texas twang.


Lawyers Are at High Risk for Suicide. Texas Program Aims to Fight Back to Help Attorneys, Law Students

Wed, 2020-05-13 13:36

Education is a key component of the Texas Lawyers' Assistance Program's new suicide-prevention project, which is called, "Stop Minding Your Own Business: What Every Lawyer and Law Student Must Know about Depression and Suicide."


Got Time on Your Hands? Here's How to Write a Thought Leadership Piece

Wed, 2020-05-13 13:33

When it comes to marketing sophisticated professional services, thought-leadership content is at the heart of efforts to compete in the digital marketplace of ideas.


Is the Seventh Circuit Pushing the Limits of 'Terry'?

Wed, 2020-05-13 10:06

"Reasonable suspicion" requires more than an "inarticulate hunch," but Terry permitted this limited intrusion based on a lower threshold than the showing of probable cause required to obtain a search warrant.


Law Firms' Office Moves in London Delayed Due to Virus Disruption

Wed, 2020-05-13 06:35

Cooley and Freshfields had planned to relocate later this year.


The Science of Law Firm Reopenings, Nuclear Verdicts Analyzed, V&E Closes in Beijing: The Morning Minute

Wed, 2020-05-13 06:00

Here's the news you need to start your day.


Global Firm, In-House Collaboration Announces 'Open Access' Matter Platform Lupl

Wed, 2020-05-13 00:37

Lupl is expected to be open access, meaning that any legal department and law firm will be able to use the technology as they wish. Company founders say they're stressing data integration in the product's release.


Summer Associate Programs and COVID-19: How Law Firms Are Responding

Wed, 2020-05-13 00:35

A firm-by-firm guide to how Big Law is shifting its summer plans in light of the coronavirus pandemic.


Critical Mass: Meat Plants Serve Up a Fight Over Worker Safety. A New Lawsuit Targets Recalls of Ikea Dressers.

Wed, 2020-05-13 00:32

In the debate over COVID-19 exposure liability, meat packing plants take up a big chunk of the concerns.


Pay Cuts, Layoffs, and More: How Law Firms Are Managing the Pandemic

Wed, 2020-05-13 00:00

Our firm-by-firm guide to how law firms are protecting their bottom lines from the economic fallout of the coronavirus.


Flynn's Lawyers Argue 'No Further Delay' as Judge Opens Door to Barr Criticism

Tue, 2020-05-12 21:40

The defense lawyers urged U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan to dismiss the case "immediately," telling the court: "No further delay should be tolerated or any further expense caused to him and his defense." Sullivan has opened a door to amicus briefing, as the Barr Justice Department's move has drawn widespread condemnation.


Compliance Hot Spots: 'This Is Going to Generate a Lot of Investigative Work' | Compliance Headlines: Skadden Settles Ukraine Dispute | Who Got the Work

Tue, 2020-05-12 21:00

Welcome to Compliance Hot Spots, the briefing focused on white-collar enforcement, risk and compliance and regulatory trends. Your feedback is appreciated, and thanks for reading.


Frequent Foes Reunite in Skadden's $11M Settlement Over Ukraine Work

Tue, 2020-05-12 20:54

The Tymoshenko case is just the latest example of Gibson Dunn defending against claims lodged against a major law firm by Texas-based Reid Collins & Tsai.


California Law Firms Plan To Be 'Guided by the Science' on Office Reopenings

Tue, 2020-05-12 18:40

Law firm leaders aren't rushing back to the office, but they're preparing for a new workplace reality when the COVID-19 crisis recedes enough to return.


These Lawyers Won Some of Biggest Verdicts and Settlements in the Nation. What's the Magic Sauce?

Tue, 2020-05-12 18:38

What do the highest premises liability and motor vehicle accident verdicts reveal about winning big?


New Book 'Shortlisted' Spotlights 9 Women Passed Over for Supreme Court

Tue, 2020-05-12 18:15

"Florence Allen, the first woman to start appearing on presidential short lists, is absolutely a standout. President Roosevelt missed an enormous opportunity," Renee Knake of the University of Houston Law Center, an author of the new book, says.


Vinson & Elkins Closes Offices in Beijing

Tue, 2020-05-12 17:37

The closures are the latest steps the law firm has taken to scale back from an on-the-ground presence in Asia.