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New Lawsuit Claims UC and UC Berkeley Law Have Allowed Antisemitism to Spread 'Unchecked'

Mon, 2023-11-27 23:47

The complaint lists 15 JAFE members—legal scholars and Berkeley faculty—who allegedly are prevented from speaking to Berkeley Law's legal projects and groups because of their Jewish identity.


Major League Baseball, Formula One Team Sued for Promoting FTX Cryptocurrency

Mon, 2023-11-27 18:49

Major League Baseball, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team and two ad agencies, Wasserman Media Group and Dentsu McGarry Bowen, were sued on Monday as the latest promoters of failed cryptocurrency exchange FTX.


Colorado Court Denies Doctor's Attempts to Reduce Damages Award to Injured Patient

Mon, 2023-11-27 17:48

The case went to the Colorado Supreme Court on the question of a minor being able to recover in a medical malpractice suit.


Hallucinations Are Legal's Main Concern With Generative AI, But Maybe Not For Long

Mon, 2023-11-27 17:24

Organizations remain evenly split between those that expect to increase their use of generative AI over the next year and those that are still waiting to decide, according to a new poll from Deloitte shared exclusively with Legaltech News.


Hawaiian Electric Ignites Legal Fight Over Hawaii Wildfire Whistleblower

Mon, 2023-11-27 17:15

Hawaiian Electric has moved to quash a subpoena of an ex-employee who plaintiffs say has records of its knowledge about wildfire risks.


Former College Football Player Alleges NCAA Engaged in Anticompetitive Conduct in New Class Action

Mon, 2023-11-27 17:10

This complaint was first surfaced by Radar.


In What Could Be a Trend, Ransomware Operation Files SEC Complaint Against Victim for Failing to Timely Disclose Cyberattack

Mon, 2023-11-27 16:54

Dr. Ilia Kolochenko, chief architect at ImmuniWeb and an adjunct professor of cybersecurity and cyber law at Capitol Technology University, told that the increase of SEC filings by threat actors was expected due to the SEC's recent adoption of rules requiring companies to report attacks that could influence investment decisions.


Golden Gate Law Submits Teach-Out Plan to ABA

Mon, 2023-11-27 15:50

At the Board's Nov. 8 meeting, the Board decided to continue "this due diligence regarding GGU Law," the spokesperson continued, adding that the Board has a "fiduciary responsibility to the university and that includes evaluating all options to ensure financial strength."


Meet the Winners of Corporate Counsel's 2023 In-House Awards

Mon, 2023-11-27 15:25

We've unveiled the winners of our 2023 Best Legal Departments awards, which honor legal teams or individuals in 10 categories, from general counsel of the year to best use of technology.


Enhanced Oversight of Search Warrants and Title III Wiretaps

Mon, 2023-11-27 15:03

Search warrants and wiretaps were once used primarily to investigate organized crime, drug dealing and terrorism. In recent years, however, prosecutors have employed these tools increasingly in the context of white-collar crime to the point where it is now commonplace.


Ahead of the Curve: At November Meeting, ABA Council on Legal Education Throws Plenty of Curveballs

Mon, 2023-11-27 14:24

The council voted unanimously to send out to notice and comment a proposal that would allow a fully online law school to apply for, and potentially earn, provisional and full ABA-approval. Did anyone see this coming?


Quinn Emanuel Secures Patent Infringement Defense Win for Samsung

Mon, 2023-11-27 13:55

"Samsung's resounding victory not only safeguards its current market position but also sets a powerful precedent in the ever-evolving landscape of patent litigation," the Quinn Emanuel team stated.


A Lifetime of Learning and Laughing: Gary Naftalis on Lessons Learned Amid a 50-Year Legal Career

Mon, 2023-11-27 13:30

Naftalis, recently awarded a Lifetime Achievement honor by The American Lawyer, spent his career leveraging intelligence, wit and compassion. "Don't take yourself too seriously," he reminds younger lawyers.


General Counsel Must Set AI Boundaries—Without Being Heavy-Handed

Mon, 2023-11-27 12:00

Employees need to be given clear examples of AI uses they can do on their own, as well as examples of uses that require approval and where they can obtain that approval, the consultancy Gartner says in a new report.


Baylor Law Launches Family Law Clinic for Pro Se Litigants

Mon, 2023-11-27 10:38

Professor Stephanie Tang collaborated with judges who manage most of McLennan County's family court docket.


Allen & Overy Removed From Ransomware Website 1 Day Before 'Deadline'

Mon, 2023-11-27 07:41

One person said the removal could mean the firm has paid a ransom to the hacking group, which is of the most notorious in the world and is viewed as having strong links to Russia.


35-Year Veteran of Buffalo Law Firm Takes Bills' Legal Reins

Mon, 2023-11-27 07:13

Hodgson Russ partner Terrence Gilbride specializes in real estate, expertise likely to serve the team well as construction gets off the ground for a new $1.4 billion stadium for the NFL franchise.


Does McDermott IP Trio's Split Portend More Rate-Induced Departures?: The Morning Minute

Mon, 2023-11-27 05:00

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Paul Hastings Continues Growing Funds Practice, Landing Partner From Skadden

Mon, 2023-11-27 04:00

Anna Rips, who was at Skadden for 17 years, is the eighth partner to join Paul Hastings' funds practice in the last nine months, the firm said.


Countercyclical and Regulatory Practices Dominate Partner Promotions in 2023

Mon, 2023-11-27 04:00

Am Law 100 firms are promoting roughly the same number of partners as last year, but groups like debt finance, antitrust and tax are growing faster than most corporate practices.