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Gibson Dunn Team Sues Justice Department Over Reversal on Online Gambling

Sat, 2019-02-16 10:21

“The text, structure, and history of the Wire Act make clear that its prohibitions extend only to gambling on sporting events, according to the complaint, filed in New Hampshire federal district court.

         

Mueller: Manafort Should Face 19-24 Years on Bank, Tax Fraud Charges

Fri, 2019-02-15 18:39

Federal prosecutors suggested Paul Manafort should be sentenced up to 24 years in prison for bank and tax fraud charges, according to a new filing Friday in Virginia federal court that revealed for the first time the special counsel's views on how the former Trump campaign chairman should be punished.

         

Whole Foods Asks DC Circuit to Apply 'Bristol-Myers' to Limit Class Action Jurisdiction

Fri, 2019-02-15 18:02

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit could be the first appeals court to rule on whether Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. Superior Court of California applied to class actions.

         

ICO No-No: On 2nd Look, Judge Grants SEC Injunction in Blockvest Case

Fri, 2019-02-15 16:51

U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel granted a renewed injunction bid finding that Blockvest's promotional materials constituted an offer of unregistered securities containing materially false statements.

         

Dechert Associate Dies, No Indication of Foul Play Found

Fri, 2019-02-15 16:38

Cameron Schladenhauffen, 31, was an associate in Dechert's New York office, practicing in real estate finance.

         

Court Tosses $20M Lawsuit Against NFL From Aaron Hernandez's Family

Fri, 2019-02-15 16:37

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by the family of deceased professional football player Aaron Hernandez, which sought $20 million from the National Football League over head injuries the former New England Patriots tight end sustained during his career.

         

Here's Who Wants to Sue Trump Over the Border Wall

Fri, 2019-02-15 16:14

Several groups said they planned to sue the administration over what they viewed as an illegal power grab.

         

Trump Watch: A Look Inside Trump's National Emergency Proclamation

Fri, 2019-02-15 15:45

The proclamation could tee up a court fight with the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives.

         

Troutman Sanders Hires Ex-Wisconsin Solicitor General Known for EPA Challenges

Fri, 2019-02-15 13:40

Misha Tseytlin was the first and last Wisconsin solicitor general. Now, he's trying to build a Supreme Court practice at Troutman Sanders.

         

Tech Services Company Cognizant to Pay $25M Over Bribery Allegations

Fri, 2019-02-15 12:44

The New Jersey-based Fortune 200 company's former chief legal officer, Steven Schwartz, and its ex-president, Gordon Coburn, now face criminal charges for allegedly authorizing a building contractor to pay more than $1.6 million in bribes to a government official in India.

         

Copyright Office Says 'Smell Ya Later' to Alfonso Ribeiro's 'Carlton Dance' Claim

Fri, 2019-02-15 12:40

The U.S. Copyright Office has dealt actor Alfonso Ribeiro a fresh blow in his lawsuits against two videogame makers' use of his famous "Carlton Dance" from the TV show "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air."

         

Justices Add Census Case to April Calendar, Teeing Up Major Political Test

Fri, 2019-02-15 12:39

U.S. Solicitor General Noel Francisco had asked the justices to act quickly to hear and decide the citizenship issue because, he said, June 30 is the deadline for finalizing the census questionnaire for printing.

         

'All of You Naysayers Were Wrong:' An Associate with Autism Tells Her Story

Fri, 2019-02-15 10:24

In this episode, Law.com reporter Dylan Jackson talks with Florida lawyer Haley Moss about how she's managing her workload as a new associate and defying assumptions about autism.

         

Marijuana, MoFo and a Judicial Typo: Test Your Knowledge With 'Ex Post Facto'

Fri, 2019-02-15 10:06

Play our weekly quiz to see how much more you know about the news than your opposing counsel.

         

AI-Powered Contract Management Company Evisort Raises $4.5 Million

Fri, 2019-02-15 08:30

The artificial intelligence-backed contract management provider is eyeing improving its software to make it 'ready out of the box' for clients.

         

While Everyone Else is Busy Bragging, the Smart Law Firms Let Data Do the Talking

Fri, 2019-02-15 08:15

While just about every midsize law firm prides itself on the "value" it offers clients, likely far fewer could readily present data to back up the bravado.

         

Undoing Dues, Change is Hard, Strong Assets: The Morning Minute

Fri, 2019-02-15 05:00

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

         

Allen & Overy Expands Consulting Arm, Launches Client News Service

Fri, 2019-02-15 04:53

The Magic Circle firm has developed a new tech tool for clients and is rolling out its consulting business in Australia.

         

Arnold & Porter to Open Seoul Office

Fri, 2019-02-15 02:39

The office is led by litigation partner James Lee, who joined in December from White & Case's Seoul office, which he helped launch in 2015.

         

Pokémon Go! Away: Lawsuit Over Once-Ubiquitous Mobile Game Settles

Thu, 2019-02-14 23:47

Niantic, the game's maker, has agreed to settle trespass and nuisance claims brought on behalf of Americans who own or lease property within 100 meters of any location that the company designated as a Pokéstop or Pokémon Gym.

         

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