The lawsuit claims the president's order violates the free speech protections of social media companies and its users.
"If officers knew that tasing somebody or beating up somebody not only was going to get them fired, but also possibly arrested, all this nonsense would stop," said L. Chris Stewart of Stewart Trial Attorneys.
Cooley, WilmerHale and Quinn Emanuel are among the firms tapped to defend suits seeking partial tuition refunds for students impacted by campus closures.
In the new filing, Jessica Denson, who is represented by Bowles & Johnson, Ballard Spahr and the advocacy group United to Protect Democracy, asked for a judgment declaring the NDA null, void and unenforceable.
At least two lawyers have had to self-quarantine after meeting with clients in the prisons who later tested positive.
The complaint accuses New York-based Columbia Care of tortious interference with contract, unjust enrichment, civil conspiracy, aiding and abetting fraud and aiding and abetting breach of fiduciary duty, among other offenses,
The move comes just days after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was sued by a group of landlords who allege his May 7 executive order extending the state's moratorium on evictions through Aug. 19 violated their contract and due process rights and amounted to an improper taking of their property under the U.S. Constitution.
Law schools are hosting open forums for students and staff to discuss recent police killings of minorities and systemic inequality, as well as workshops on policing and other relevant legal issues.
New employment data from the American Bar Association shows that the J.D. class of 2019 had the strongest entry-level jobs results in years, yet those numbers don't reflect in the impact of the coronavirus on those fledgling legal careers.
"This action snaps an unbroken string of decisions which required either a finding of willful misconduct or a violation prior discipline before removing a judicial officer," a lawyer for Judge Jeffrey Johnson of the Second District Court of Appeal said.
A federal judge ruled Monday afternoon that Colinford Mattis and a co-defendant would each be released to home confinement on a $250,000 bond, though the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York said it would appeal the ruling to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Captive insurance and a lack of in-depth cybersecurity insurance knowledge can leave some law firms with a rude awakening.
This week's Ahead of the Curve looks at The Legal Academy, a new YouTube series from UC Berkeley law professor Orin Kerr that explores how to become a law professor and what the job is really like.
"There are a number of moving parts and child care is an issue to be addressed, but there are many others as well," says John Fanburg at Brach Eichler.
"We don't really know what is going to come out from a liability standpoint from COVID-19," Alka Ramchandani-Raj, of counsel at Littler Mendelson, said. "Some cases may be brought with regards to safety violations. There have also been inquiries from plaintiffs attorneys on Warren Act requirements."
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L. Chris Stewart, Ben Crump and S. Lee Merritt are calling for federal legislation to create a uniform process of holding police accountable for deadly force and United Nations representation for human rights and economic sanctions.
"If the question is whether there's been an adequate search, what difference does it make what the intent was or reasons for using a private server, or Hillary Clinton's or anyone else's understanding of State's record searching obligations?" Judge Robert Wilkins asked.
Lex Machina's 2020 Product Liability Litigation Report, released Monday, found the top corporate defendant hit with product liability cases was Johnson & Johnson, which totaled 70,924 lawsuits from 2015 to 2019, many from multidistrict litigation over its baby powder and blood thinner Xarelto.