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New FOIA Lawsuit Demands Release of Mueller Report

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 19:57

"I remain committed to as much transparency as possible, and I will keep you informed as to the status of my review," Barr wrote in a letter to U.S. Senate and House judiciary leaders Friday.

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The Mueller Probe Was a Gift to the White-Collar Bar

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 19:30

With plenty of work left to be done, the investigation has already been a career-defining event for scores of lawyers on both sides.

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The Mueller Report Timeline: How We Got Here

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 18:57

The road to the report has included the involvement of numerous big-name lawyers, challenges to the investigation itself, unprecedented courtroom proceedings and the downfall of prominent Washington insiders.

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William Barr's Got the Mueller Report: What Happens Now?

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 18:28

AG William Barr said in a memo to Congress: "I am reviewing the report and anticipate that I may be in a position to advise you of the special counsel's principal conclusions as soon as this weekend."

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Mayer Brown Terminates Partner Over 'Inappropriate Personal Conduct'

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 17:39

Mayer Brown's termination of a Chicago-based partner marks the second Big Law partner this month to be publicly dismissed amid controversy.

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Skilled in the Art: Will Supreme Court Dunk on Ninth Circuit Copyright Ruling + Your Tax Dollars at Work: U.S. Ordered to Pay $4.3 Million Fee Award

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 17:33

With Oracle and Google on the horizon, SCOTUS may take up a more fun case involving a 35-year-old photo of Michael Jordan.

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Specialization Can Make Midsize Firms More Desirable to Clients—and More Vulnerable to Poaching

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 17:18

For midsize law firms that can afford to have sub-specialties on staff, the reward can be a go-to service offering that generates a national or international client base for an otherwise regional firm, consultants noted. But that also puts the group at increased risk of being snatched up by larger firms.

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Trump Watch: Day 674: We're Still Waiting For That Mueller Report

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 17:13

As the wait continues, we're rounding up what lawyers are saying about the Mueller report.

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Meet the Airbnb In-House Lawyers Behind Its HotelTonight Deal

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 15:35

It took about a dozen Airbnb in-house lawyers to pull off the short-term lodging service's biggest acquisition.

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MillerCoors sues over Bud Light corn syrup ad that had ‘nefarious purpose’ to mislead consumers

ABA Journal - Fri, 2019-03-22 15:27

MillerCoors is asking a court to order the maker of Bud Light to stop running ads implying that Miller Lite and Coors Light have corn…

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Ex-Big Law CMO Wants Law Firms to Shake Up Their Marketing

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 15:18

What separates a successful communications strategy from a forgettable one? Former Cravath CMO Deborah Farone offers her tips for what works and what doesn't.

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Law Library Survey 2019: We Want to Hear From You

Law Library - Fri, 2019-03-22 14:49

All C|M|Law students are invited to participate in the Law Library’s 2019 Survey  (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DJTJ59Y ).  The survey will run now through April 14th.  The survey will take about 10 minutes or less to complete and will cover library facilities and services.

All participants in the survey who are interested will be entered into a random drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card.    All survey participants will also be able to indicate if they wish to take part in small follow up focus groups at which pizza and pop will be provided.

If you have any questions contact Student Services Librarian Brian Cassidy at [email protected] or 216-523-7364.

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Fannie Mae Hires In-House Veteran as New General Counsel

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 14:05

Stergios "Terry" Theologides will bring more than two decades of in-house experience to Fannie Mae when he steps into his new role March 28. He previously led the legal department at CoreLogic Inc. and has served as an in-house leader for New Century Financial Corp. and Morgan Stanley.

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Ex-Kirkland Partner Robert Khuzami to Leave SDNY Deputy Role

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 12:42

Audrey Strauss, currently senior counsel in the office, will replace Khuzami as deputy U.S. attorney, and Craig Stewart, an Arnold & Porter partner, will serve as chief counsel.

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Blown Bracket? Come Home to the News Quiz

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 12:23

Welcome back to Ex Post Facto, the weekly news quiz of Law.com.

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Florida Firm Leveraging Automated Case Updates Becomes Latest Y Combinator Investment

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 12:15

The new Jet.Law firm deploys machine learning to forecast a case's workload and uses that prediction to price clients at a fixed monthly rate.

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Winston & Strawn Hires 1st London Partner in More Than 2 Years from U.S. Rival

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 10:50

The move is the latest between U.S. firm's bases in the London.

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Judge tosses suit over ‘slack-fill’ in Junior Mints boxes but gives plaintiff another chance

ABA Journal - Fri, 2019-03-22 10:33

A federal judge in Chicago has tossed a lawsuit alleging that Tootsie Roll Industries sold its Junior Mints in deceptively large boxes.

U.S. District Judge…

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Caplan's Court Date, JD Online, Big Law Bluffed: The Morning Minute

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 07:00

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

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Social Media Finance, Lotta Lotto, Breastfeeding Rights: What You Said

Law.com Newswire - Fri, 2019-03-22 07:00

Quotes of note this week came from a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, discussing the intersection of social media and money, a lawyer Rivkin Radler

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