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Beating the Bar, Wary Weinstein, Marketer Merry-Go-Round: The Morning Minute

2 hours 18 min ago

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

         
Categories: General Law

William Consovoy, Stefan Passantino Lead Trump Suit Fighting House Subpoena

3 hours 17 min ago

The lawsuit marks the first time Trump has taken the House's Democratic majority to court in a bid to block enforcement of a congressional subpoena.

         
Categories: General Law

The Early Reports: 2019 Am Law 100/200 Financials

3 hours 43 min ago

As we publish our early reports on Am Law 100 and 200 firm financials, we'll update this page, so follow along.

         
Categories: General Law

Justices Will Hear Major LGBT Workplace Cases, Testing Title VII's Scope

4 hours 4 min ago

At the center of each case is Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which bars employers from discriminating because of sex, race, color, national origin or religion.

         
Categories: General Law

High-End M&A Meets a New Challenge: Too Many White Men

8 hours 14 min ago

White-shoe firms such as Cravath and Sullivan & Cromwell say they are making progress, including helping to ensure new mothers can fill roles on deal teams.

         
Categories: General Law

Data Snapshot: A Look at the Falling Bar Passage Rates in Five U.S. States

8 hours 43 min ago

From Florida, to New York, to California, the bar exam passage rate has been sliding across the country. A new Law.com series digs into why -- and what it means.

         
Categories: General Law

Is Don McGahn the Post-Mueller Hero?

Sun, 2019-04-21 18:26

Let's hear it for the hardworking lawyers out there defending truth and the American Way with their trusty notepads!

         
Categories: General Law

The Big Fail Part II: Law Schools Clamber to Raise Bar Pass Rates

Sun, 2019-04-21 18:00

As part of Law.com's series on the high rate of bar exam failure, we examine the steps law schools are taking to fix the problem.

         
Categories: General Law

Cannabis Retailer MedMen Loses General Counsel

Fri, 2019-04-19 17:14

Lisa "LD" Sergi Trager has resigned from the Los Angeles-based cannabis retailer along with the company's chief operating officer, almost three months after MedMen was hit with a wrongful termination lawsuit from the former chief financial officer.

         
Categories: General Law

NFL Once Again Beats Back Former Players' Suit Claiming Painkiller Overuse

Fri, 2019-04-19 16:20

A federal judge in San Francisco said that former NFL players hadn't alleged that the league had a direct hand in drugs being doled out inappropriately to get players back on the field.

         
Categories: General Law

Time to Prepare for the EU's New Whistleblower Protection Rules

Fri, 2019-04-19 16:06

The proposed rules aim to bring consistency to whistleblower protection standards across the EU, where only 10 of 28 member countries have comprehensive legal protections in place for whistleblowers.

         
Categories: General Law

US Supreme Court Tells Lawyers: Write Tighter

Fri, 2019-04-19 15:59

“While the rule change is not ideal for practitioners, I think it's a solution that they can live with," one veteran appellate advocate says.

         
Categories: General Law

Get Ready to Rumble When Crisis Strikes Your Law Firm

Fri, 2019-04-19 15:27

Mike France, a former Big Law attorney-turned-partner at advisory firm Brunswick Group, talks about the fight—yes, fight—that he says law firms need to prepare for when reporters come calling.

         
Categories: General Law

DOJ's Rachel Brand Was on Trump's Radar for Russia Probe, But Aide Resisted Inquiries: Mueller

Fri, 2019-04-19 15:13

In a footnote, the special counsel's office made the reason for President Trump's interest in Rachel Brand abundantly clear.

         
Categories: General Law

No Impunity for Online Rant, 5th Circuit Rules in Heterosexual's Reverse-Discrimination Suit

Fri, 2019-04-19 15:12

"Simply put, Title VII does not grant employees the right to make online rants about gender identity with impunity,” wrote Fifth Circuit Judge Catharina Haynes in a concurring opinion.

         
Categories: General Law

Albany Law, SUNY Poly Launch Interdisciplinary 'Innovation Clinic' to Commercialize Tech

Fri, 2019-04-19 14:30

With a new partnership, law and engineering students at the New York-based colleges will work in tandem to take technology from the lab to the marketplace.

         
Categories: General Law

The Legal Talent Market Faces Tectonic Jolts

Fri, 2019-04-19 14:17

As competition grows, law firms are facing more pressure than ever in the talent wars.

         
Categories: General Law

Mueller's Restraint, Barr's Press Conference: Here's What Lawyers Are Saying

Fri, 2019-04-19 12:31

Lawyers have a lot to say about Mueller, Barr and Trump. Here are some observations from George Conway, Ken Starr, Bob Bauer, George Terwilliger and many others.

         
Categories: General Law

Just Released! Take This Week's Full, Unredacted News Quiz

Fri, 2019-04-19 12:12

We ran out of Sharpies, so you get the full Ex Post Facto quiz, including naughty words at the Supreme Court, vaccination law and an obscure Washington report.

         
Categories: General Law

Trump Watch: What We Learned From the Mueller Report + Jessie Liu's Office Prepares to Step In

Fri, 2019-04-19 12:00

Despite the president's claims to the contrary, the report emphatically rejected the idea that Trump was in the clear.

         
Categories: General Law

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