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Inside Track: Do Wall Street GCs Demand 'Draconian' Deals With Firms? | Legal Ops Down Under

Wed, 2018-08-22 17:00
This week on Inside Track, we look at changing dynamics between financial industry GCs and their outside counsel. We also take a trip to Australia to see what the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium is up to Down Under.

Ex-Judge Sent Threatening Blog Comment to Current Judge

Wed, 2018-08-22 14:49
An investigation in Florida led to the discovery linking former Judge Jay Spechler's IP address to a threatening message directed at Judge Michael Lynch.

Denver Law Joins the Hybrid J.D. Trend

Wed, 2018-08-22 12:05
The American Bar Association's recent decision to double the number of credits J.D. students can take online may prompt additional law schools to transform their traditional part-time programs into largely online hybrids.

Critical Mass: Disappointed to the Tune of $30M? Plus, Lead Paint Makes Splash at SCOTUS

Wed, 2018-08-22 11:15
Why did a federal judge in the Anthem data breach case award more than $30 million to plaintiffs lawyers with whom she was “deeply disappointed?” There’s a lot of amicus support for lead paint companies petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court. And read on for an update on multi district litigation over EpiPen pricing.

The Ex-Kirkland Partner Behind the Cohen Case

Wed, 2018-08-22 10:53
From the beginning, there was one sign Michael Cohen was in big trouble: Robert Khuzami was overseeing his prosecution.

Get Out of Your Own Way When Investing, Counselor

Wed, 2018-08-22 10:12
How understanding your humanness can make you a better investor.

What's Next: Are Touch Screens the Next Big Thing for Biometrics Litigation?

Wed, 2018-08-22 06:30
Also up this week, an attempt to use Bitcoin for bail, and Facebook has its "Apple Moment" in Court.

Compliance Hot Spots: Cooperation Credit Concerns | Wall Street Firms in Spotlight | Plus: Who Got the Work

Tue, 2018-08-21 20:00
We're looking at a recent Justice Department case where a Swiss bank got dinged over cooperation. Plus: a new study from Deloitte looks at the embrace, or lack, of regtech. And scroll down for new lobbying engagements. This is Compliance Hot Spots.

Skilled in the Art: Good Luck, Bad Luck in Copyrights + IP Fee Lit Practice Tip

Tue, 2018-08-21 19:45
A look at events leading to Irell & Manella's defeat in an appeal over the rights to pre-1972 sound recordings and more big lateral news in the IP space.

First-Year Enrollment Soars by Double Digits at Some Law Schools

Tue, 2018-08-21 12:09
An 8 percent increase in applicants nationwide has yielded significantly larger incoming classes at some, but not all, schools this fall as early numbers trickle in.

Ahead of the Curve: Takeaways from Harvard Law's Admissions Experiment

Tue, 2018-08-21 11:52
Associate dean Jessica Soban walks us through the school's year-old GRE pilot program and its expanded deferral initiative. Plus, a look at the lack of gender and racial diversity among the "scholarly impact" ranking of law professors.

NYU Drops Med School Tuition. Will Law Schools Follow Suit?

Mon, 2018-08-20 14:10
Experts said that law schools are generally more dependent on student tuition than are medical schools, making it less likely that a law school will ditch tuition entirely.

McGahn, Mueller and the Peril of ‘Fulsome’ Answers

Mon, 2018-08-20 10:15
Thirty hours is an awfully long time for White House Counsel Donald McGahn to be interviewed by Robert Mueller III’s team and not reveal anything—intentionally or not—that could damage President Trump.