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https://www.law.com/2020/07/04/texas-cancels-in-person-july-bar-exam-offers-online-october-test/Texas Cancels In-Person July Bar Exam, Offers Online October Testhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629526008/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/04/texas-cancels-in-person-july-bar-exam-offers-online-october-test/Sat, 04 Jul 2020 14:44:50 ESTLaw.comKaren Sloanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/401/2020/07/Texas-Supreme-Court-building.jpg-image620x372.jpgEducation/News/COVID-19/Legal Education
https://www.law.com/2020/07/04/texas-cancels-in-person-july-bar-exam-offers-online-october-test/
Texas becomes the third jurisdiction in a week to pull the plug on its July bar exam, amid rising COVID-19 cases.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/03/in-trump-family-lawsuit-boutrous-argues-injunction-would-be-futile-as-books-ship-out/In Trump Book Lawsuit, Boutrous Argues Injunction Would Be ‘Futile’https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629456078/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/03/in-trump-family-lawsuit-boutrous-argues-injunction-would-be-futile-as-books-ship-out/Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:36:38 ESTLaw.comJane Westerhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2018/06/Boutrous-Theodore-Article-201806131929.jpgFederal Government/News/Communications and Media/Constitutional Law/Government/Technology Media and Telecom/Entertainment, Sports & Media/Contract Litigation/California/New Jersey/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/07/03/in-trump-family-lawsuit-boutrous-argues-injunction-would-be-futile-as-books-ship-out/
Mary Trump was sued June 26 by Robert Trump, who has argued that she is forbidden by a settlement agreement associated with her grandfather’s will from publishing information about her relationships with the president, Robert Trump and their sister, former Judge Maryanne Trump Barry of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, without their consent.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/03/federal-circuit-suspension-of-in-person-oral-arguments/Impact and ‘Unintended Benefits’ of the Federal Circuit’s Suspension of In-Person Oral Argumentshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629444478/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/03/federal-circuit-suspension-of-in-person-oral-arguments/Fri, 03 Jul 2020 08:42:26 ESTLaw.comGreg Corbett and Marie McKiernanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/07/U.-S.-Court-of-Appeals-for-the-Federal-Circuit.-Courtesy-of-U.-S.-Court-of-Appeals-for-the-Federal-Circuit.-Article-202007030840.jpgCommentary/Civil Appeals/Litigation
https://www.law.com/2020/07/03/federal-circuit-suspension-of-in-person-oral-arguments/
Ultimately, the same considerations that governed appellate practice before the Federal Circuit for in-person hearings will govern remote practice. However, increased attention to detail both in briefing and presentation of argument should be given to make up for any shortcomings of remote argument.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/03/oracle-shareholder-suit-calls-on-board-to-replace-3-members-with-black-and-minority-leadership/Oracle Shareholder Suit Calls on Board to Replace 3 Members With Black and Minority Leadershiphttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629445222/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/03/oracle-shareholder-suit-calls-on-board-to-replace-3-members-with-black-and-minority-leadership/Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:08:31 ESTLaw.comAlaina Lancasterhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/403/2020/07/Oracle-Sign-Article-202007022349.jpgNews/Corporate Governance/Diversity/Litigation/Technology/Labor & Employment/California
https://www.law.com/2020/07/03/oracle-shareholder-suit-calls-on-board-to-replace-3-members-with-black-and-minority-leadership/
A shareholder suit against Oracle argues that the company is the “the oldest and most egregious ‘Old Boy’s Club’ in Silicon Valley.”

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/law-school-deans-lobby-california-court-for-diploma-privilege-in-virus-era/Law School Deans Lobby California Court for Diploma Privilege in Virus Erahttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629405574/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/law-school-deans-lobby-california-court-for-diploma-privilege-in-virus-era/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 18:47:10 ESTLaw.comCheryl Millerhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/403/2019/03/Honoring-Justices-Event-1228.jpgEducation/State and Local Government/News/Bar Associations/Career Development/Legal Education/Education/COVID-19/California
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/law-school-deans-lobby-california-court-for-diploma-privilege-in-virus-era/
The deans said the justices gave no indication of which exam option they may favor. State Bar officials, however, appeared early in the meeting to be leaning in favor of an online exam in October, they said.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/youtube-smacked-with-class-action-lawsuit-over-its-copyright-enforcement/YouTube Smacked With Class Action Lawsuit Over Its Copyright Enforcementhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629404064/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/youtube-smacked-with-class-action-lawsuit-over-its-copyright-enforcement/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 18:09:31 ESTLaw.comAlaina Lancasterhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/403/2020/07/Google-Playa-Vista-Article-202007021805.jpgNews/Copyrights/Intellectual Property/Entertainment, Sports & Media/Internet & Social Media/Copyright/Intellectual Property/California
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/youtube-smacked-with-class-action-lawsuit-over-its-copyright-enforcement/
The class action complaint asks the Northern District of California to require YouTube to open up its Content ID copyright identification tool to everyone.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/hong-kong-lawyers-unsure-of-citys-future-as-hostilities-between-beijing-and-washington-escalate-292-70240/Hong Kong‚ÄĒand Lawyers in the City‚ÄĒFace an Uncertain Futurehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629445224/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/hong-kong-lawyers-unsure-of-citys-future-as-hostilities-between-beijing-and-washington-escalate-292-70240/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 17:45:50 ESTLaw.comVincent Chowhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/07/HK-JULY-1-PROTESTS-Article-202007021741.jpgAnalysis/International – Asia and Australasia
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/hong-kong-lawyers-unsure-of-citys-future-as-hostilities-between-beijing-and-washington-escalate-292-70240/
The new law marks the most significant shakeup to Hong Kong’s Constitution since the city’s return to Chinese rule in 1997. Global law firms say they are scrambling to deal with clients’ inquiries about how the new law will affect their bottom lines.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/i-hope-we-all-keep-up-the-momentum-and-keep-the-strength-black-women-firm-leaders-speak/‘I Hope We All Keep Up the Momentum and Keep the Strength:’ Black Women Firm Leaders Speakhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629400878/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/i-hope-we-all-keep-up-the-momentum-and-keep-the-strength-black-women-firm-leaders-speak/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 17:31:43 ESTLaw.comLisa Helem | Vanessa Blumhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/07/Speights-Elliott-Article-202007021234.jpgLegal Services/Podcast/Free/Diversity/Law Firms – Large/Leadership/Women in Law/Legal Services/District of Columbia
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/i-hope-we-all-keep-up-the-momentum-and-keep-the-strength-black-women-firm-leaders-speak/
Grace Speights of Morgan Lewis and Tara Elliott of Latham & Watkins discuss the current landscape and the conversations they’re having about race.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/kline-specter-citing-hate-speech-concerns-halts-advertising-on-facebook/Kline & Specter, Citing Hate Speech Concerns, Halts Advertising on Facebookhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629398946/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/kline-specter-citing-hate-speech-concerns-halts-advertising-on-facebook/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:59:29 ESTLaw.comErica Silvermanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/402/2019/03/Shanin-Specter-Article-201903291759-1.jpgLegal Services/News/Social Media/New Jersey/Pennsylvania
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/kline-specter-citing-hate-speech-concerns-halts-advertising-on-facebook/
Founding partner Shanin Specter said that some of the recent communications from President Donald Trump and his campaign motivated his firm to make the decision.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/u-s-attorney-richard-donoghue-leaves-eastern-district-of-new-york-for-role-at-main-justice/US Attorney Richard Donoghue to Leave Eastern District of New York for Role at Main Justicehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629398948/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/u-s-attorney-richard-donoghue-leaves-eastern-district-of-new-york-for-role-at-main-justice/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:58:32 ESTLaw.comJane Westerhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2018/05/Richard-Donoghue-Article-201805032241.jpgFederal Government/Criminal Law/Litigators/Government/District of Columbia/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/u-s-attorney-richard-donoghue-leaves-eastern-district-of-new-york-for-role-at-main-justice/
Donoghue will be the top deputy to Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/5-questions-with-aclu-of-connecticut-legal-director-dan-barrett/5 Questions With ACLU of Connecticut Legal Director Dan Barretthttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629395880/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/5-questions-with-aclu-of-connecticut-legal-director-dan-barrett/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:01:06 ESTLaw.comRobert Storacehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/391/2020/07/Dan-Barrett-Article-202007021432.jpgNews/Q&A/People and Community/Civil Rights/Connecticut
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/5-questions-with-aclu-of-connecticut-legal-director-dan-barrett/
ACLU Legal Director Dan Barrett gave his views on some of the most pressing civil liberties concerns facing Connecticut in a question-and-answer session with the Connecticut Law Tribune.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/higher-law-evolution-of-a-practice-perkins-coie-cannabis-chair-qa-new-fincen-guidance-doj-leaders-counter-whistleblower-claims-who-got-the-work/Higher Law: Evolution of a Practice: Perkins Coie Cannabis Chair Q&A | New FinCEN Guidance | DOJ Leaders Counter Whistleblower Claims | Who Got the Workhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629404886/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/higher-law-evolution-of-a-practice-perkins-coie-cannabis-chair-qa-new-fincen-guidance-doj-leaders-counter-whistleblower-claims-who-got-the-work/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 16:00:40 ESTLaw.comCheryl Millerhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/07/unnamed-21-1.jpgHigher Law/Financial Services and Banking/Law Firm Mergers/Marijuana/Regulation
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/higher-law-evolution-of-a-practice-perkins-coie-cannabis-chair-qa-new-fincen-guidance-doj-leaders-counter-whistleblower-claims-who-got-the-work/
Welcome to Higher Law. Perkins Coie’s cannabis leader talks with us this week about building a practice and keeping up with fast-moving changes. Scroll down for the latest FinCEN guidance, and Who Got the Work. Have a happy and safe holiday‚ÄĒand thanks for reading!

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/tennessee-follows-florida-in-canceling-july-bar-exam/Tennessee Follows Florida in Canceling July Bar Examhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629395694/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/tennessee-follows-florida-in-canceling-july-bar-exam/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:55:31 ESTLaw.comKaren Sloanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/07/Tennessee-Supreme-Court.jpg-image620x372.jpgEducation/News/Legal Education
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/tennessee-follows-florida-in-canceling-july-bar-exam/
Candidates who expected to sit for the two-day licensing exam later this month will be given spots in the second administration, scheduled for Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/banking-on-uptick-in-commercial-real-estate-market-mcguirewoods-adds-former-reit-gc/Banking On Uptick in Commercial Real Estate Market, McGuireWoods Adds Former REIT GChttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629393942/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/banking-on-uptick-in-commercial-real-estate-market-mcguirewoods-adds-former-reit-gc/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:34:56 ESTLaw.comBrenda Sapino Jeffreyshttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/401/2020/07/Mason-Mote-Article-202007021515.jpgLegal Services/News/Business of Law/Law Firm Hiring/Law Firms – Large/Real Estate/Legal Services/Texas
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/banking-on-uptick-in-commercial-real-estate-market-mcguirewoods-adds-former-reit-gc/
Mason Mote, who joined McGuireWoods as a partner in Houston and Austin on Wednesday, sees potential for increase demand in real estate work in Texas, particularly in Austin.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/for-laterals-integration-means-getting-familiar-with-new-colleagues-natural-habitats/For Laterals, Integration Means Getting Familiar With New Colleagues’ ‘Natural Habitats’https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629393944/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/for-laterals-integration-means-getting-familiar-with-new-colleagues-natural-habitats/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:34:15 ESTLaw.comSamantha Stokeshttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/07/Hansen-Hahm-Nall-Louis-Article-202007021756.jpgLegal Services/News/Law Firm Hiring/Law Firm Management/Law Firm Office Launches and Closures/Law Firm Partners/Legal Services/COVID-19/California/District of Columbia/Pennsylvania/Texas
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/for-laterals-integration-means-getting-familiar-with-new-colleagues-natural-habitats/
Four recent hires shared with us the ups and downs of integrating virtually into their new law firms.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/disciplinary-commission-says-ny-judge-should-be-admonished-over-inappropriate-comments/Disciplinary Commission Says NY Judge Should Be Admonished Over Inappropriate Commentshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629393946/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/disciplinary-commission-says-ny-judge-should-be-admonished-over-inappropriate-comments/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:30:32 ESTLaw.comRyan Tarinellihttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/07/Howard-Gerber.jpgState and Local Government/News/Court Administration/Judges/Judicial Ethics/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/disciplinary-commission-says-ny-judge-should-be-admonished-over-inappropriate-comments/
During a conference in 2017 on a separate case, Gerber remarked that a defendant’s daughter “was ‘dressing for attention,’ by which he meant ‘for men to look at her,'” the commission reported.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/judge-invalidates-regular-use-exclusion-based-on-seismic-pa-supreme-court-decision/Judge Invalidates Regular-Use Exclusion Based on ‘Seismic’ Pa. Supreme Court Decisionhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629393566/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/judge-invalidates-regular-use-exclusion-based-on-seismic-pa-supreme-court-decision/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:25:15 ESTLaw.comMax Mitchellhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/402/2019/04/Claim-Denied-Article-201904242154.jpgInsurance/News/Litigation/Insurance/Contract Litigation/Pennsylvania
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/judge-invalidates-regular-use-exclusion-based-on-seismic-pa-supreme-court-decision/
According to attorneys, the decision marks the first time a state court judge has extended the holding in Gallagher to a regular use exclusion, and creates some tension with at least one federal court in Pennsylvania.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/to-help-nyc-protesters-500-attorneys-volunteer-with-legal-aids-new-cop-accountability-clinic/To Help NYC Protesters, 500 Attorneys Volunteer With Legal Aid’s New ‘Cop Accountability Clinic’https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629393568/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/to-help-nyc-protesters-500-attorneys-volunteer-with-legal-aids-new-cop-accountability-clinic/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 15:25:12 ESTLaw.comJane Westerhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/07/NYC-Protests-Article-202007021602.jpgState and Local Government/News/Constitutional Law/Criminal Law/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/to-help-nyc-protesters-500-attorneys-volunteer-with-legal-aids-new-cop-accountability-clinic/
The lawyers involved come from 20 different firms, including Cravath, Swaine & Moore; Debevoise & Plimpton; Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe; Schulte Roth & Zabel; and Sidley Austin, according to a Legal Aid spokesman.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/march-2021-trial-date-set-in-halkbank-sanctions-busting-case-as-defense-loses-bid-to-delay/March 2021 Trial Date Set in Halkbank Sanctions-Busting Case, as Defense Loses Bid to Delayhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629391834/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/march-2021-trial-date-set-in-halkbank-sanctions-busting-case-as-defense-loses-bid-to-delay/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 14:50:02 ESTLaw.comTom McParlandhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2019/12/Halkbank-Article-201912182036.jpgFederal Government/Financial Services and Banking/News/Criminal Law/Government/Litigation/Banking & Financial Services/District of Columbia/New York/Europe/Middle East / Africa
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/march-2021-trial-date-set-in-halkbank-sanctions-busting-case-as-defense-loses-bid-to-delay/
In his order, U.S. District Judge Richard Berman said he considered the need to monitor the developing COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on federal court functions, fairness to both sides and the “avoidance of unnecessary delay.”

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/skilled-in-the-art-ptab-appointments-headed-to-supreme-court-interest-rates-fall-patent-suits-rise-life-death-or-settlement-in-ed-tex/Skilled in the Art: PTAB Appointments Headed to Supreme Court + Interest Rates Fall, Patent Suits Rise + Life, Death or Settlement in ED-Texhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629389592/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/skilled-in-the-art-ptab-appointments-headed-to-supreme-court-interest-rates-fall-patent-suits-rise-life-death-or-settlement-in-ed-tex/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 14:08:56 ESTLaw.comScott Grahamhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/07/unnamed-12.jpgSkilled in the Art/Intellectual Property
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/skilled-in-the-art-ptab-appointments-headed-to-supreme-court-interest-rates-fall-patent-suits-rise-life-death-or-settlement-in-ed-tex/
Arthrex cert petitions are starting to hit the Supreme Court, and patent filings may be the new stocks and bonds for investors.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/trump-watch-senator-raises-alarm-over-judiciarys-slide-away-from-diversity-under-trump/Trump Watch: Senator Raises Alarm Over Judiciary’s Slide ‘Away From Diversity’ Under Trumphttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629388736/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/trump-watch-senator-raises-alarm-over-judiciarys-slide-away-from-diversity-under-trump/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:56:25 ESTLaw.comJacqueline Thomsenhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/07/Cory-Booker-2018-Article-202007021600.jpgTrump Watch/Federal Government/Judges
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/trump-watch-senator-raises-alarm-over-judiciarys-slide-away-from-diversity-under-trump/
Sen. Cory Booker said that under former President Barack Obama, there was a significantly higher percentage of judicial nominees of color and female jurists than under Trump.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/corporate-legal-departments-should-prepare-for-heightened-fraud-risks/Corporate Legal Departments Should Prepare for Heightened Fraud Riskshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629388738/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/corporate-legal-departments-should-prepare-for-heightened-fraud-risks/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:53:22 ESTLaw.comPhillip Bantzhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/390/2020/07/Deloitte-Fraud-Article-202007021348.jpgNews/COVID-19/General Counsel and In House Counsel/Risk and Compliance/Legal Services/COVID-19/Georgia
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/corporate-legal-departments-should-prepare-for-heightened-fraud-risks/
“Businesses are deciding when and how they can come back to work. And so it’s really easy to begin to ignore the basics around compliance,” said Don Fancher, an Atlanta-based principal at Deloitte.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/texas-firms-profits-per-partner-2020/Texas Firms’ Profits Per Partner 2020https://feeds.feedblitz.com/~/629387136/0/law/legal-news~Texas-Firms-Profits-Per-Partner/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/superior-court-upholds-attorney-fees-based-on-lawyers-frivolous-appeals/Superior Court Upholds Attorney Fees Based on Lawyer’s ‘Frivolous Appeals’https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629381448/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/superior-court-upholds-attorney-fees-based-on-lawyers-frivolous-appeals/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 00:01:09 ESTLaw.comP.J. D’Annunziohttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/402/2018/02/Money-Dollars-Article-201802122238.jpgNews/Pennsylvania Law Weekly News/Fee Disputes/Motor Vehicle Torts/Insurance/Pennsylvania
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/superior-court-upholds-attorney-fees-based-on-lawyers-frivolous-appeals/
The Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld a ruling granting attorney fees to State Farm Insurance due to the insured’s lawyer’s “vexatious” conduct in conducting “frivolous appeals” in an insurance dispute.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/labor-of-law-ndas-questioned-401k-private-equity-fox-news-correspondent-fired-claims-revived-against-real-estate-company-notable-moves-more/Labor of Law: NDAs Questioned | 401(k) & Private Equity | Fox News Correspondent Fired | Claims Revived Against Real Estate Company | Notable Moves & Morehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629392116/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/labor-of-law-ndas-questioned-401k-private-equity-fox-news-correspondent-fired-claims-revived-against-real-estate-company-notable-moves-more/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 00:00:45 ESTLaw.comMike Scarcellahttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/07/unnamed-14.jpgLabor of Law/Investments and Investment Advisory/Legal Services/Employment Law/General Counsel and In House Counsel/Labor Law/United States Supreme Court
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/labor-of-law-ndas-questioned-401k-private-equity-fox-news-correspondent-fired-claims-revived-against-real-estate-company-notable-moves-more/
Welcome to Labor of Law, and welcome to July. The U.S. Supreme Court this today refused to disturb the Ninth Circuit’s pay-equality ruling in Yovino v. Rizo. Plus: scroll down for views on NDAs, DOL’s new 401(k) policy, and much more, including Who Got the Work and our roundup of all the major covid-19 headlines. Thanks for reading!

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/shackelford-bowen-grabs-6-winstead-lawyers-to-start-patent-practice/Shackelford Bowen Grabs 6 Winstead Lawyers to Start Patent Practicehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629381450/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/shackelford-bowen-grabs-6-winstead-lawyers-to-start-patent-practice/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 11:55:44 ESTLaw.comBrenda Sapino Jeffreyshttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/401/2018/05/Patent.jpg-image620x372.jpgLegal Services/News/Business of Law/Law Firm Hiring/Law Firms – Large/Law Firms – Mid Size/Legal Services/Tennessee/Texas
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/shackelford-bowen-grabs-6-winstead-lawyers-to-start-patent-practice/
The group’s addition comes a year after seven commercial litigators left Winstead to open Shackelford Bowen’s Houston office.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/justices-wont-disturb-equal-pay-ruling-that-business-advocates-challenged/Justices Won’t Disturb Equal-Pay Ruling That Business Advocates Challengedhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629379168/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/justices-wont-disturb-equal-pay-ruling-that-business-advocates-challenged/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 11:29:06 ESTLaw.comMarcia Coylehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/398/2019/08/Supreme-Court-building-Article-201907191720.jpgCivil Appeals/Employment Law/Labor Law/United States Supreme Court/Government/Labor & Employment/U.S. Supreme Court/California/District of Columbia
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/justices-wont-disturb-equal-pay-ruling-that-business-advocates-challenged/
Additionally, the justices added five cases to next term’s argument docket, including a dispute between the U.S. Justice Department and the U.S. House of Representatives over release of the full investigative report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller III.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/ghislaine-maxwell-arrested-in-connection-with-jeffrey-epstein-sex-trafficking-ring/Indictment of Ghislaine Maxwell Unsealed in SDNY Case Over Jeffrey Epstein Sex Trafficking Ringhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629376214/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/ghislaine-maxwell-arrested-in-connection-with-jeffrey-epstein-sex-trafficking-ring/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 10:37:52 ESTLaw.comTom McParlandhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/07/Ghislaine-Maxwell-Article-202007021103.jpgFinancial Services and Banking/News/Criminal Law/Breaking News/Florida/New Hampshire/New York/Europe
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/ghislaine-maxwell-arrested-in-connection-with-jeffrey-epstein-sex-trafficking-ring/
She was charged in the indictment with two counts of conspiracy, enticement of a minor to travel to engage in illegal sex acts, illegally transporting minors for sex, and two counts of perjury.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/court-upholds-dismissal-of-fentanyl-overdose-case-against-pharmacy/Court Upholds Dismissal of Fentanyl Overdose Case Against Pharmacyhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629374176/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/court-upholds-dismissal-of-fentanyl-overdose-case-against-pharmacy/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 10:06:39 ESTLaw.comP.J. D’Annunziohttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/402/2020/07/Heroin-Fentanyl-Pills-Article-202007020918.jpgNews/Pennsylvania Law Weekly News/Personal Injury/Wrongful Death/Pennsylvania
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/court-upholds-dismissal-of-fentanyl-overdose-case-against-pharmacy/
“By participating in the scheme to obtain the fentanyl, and by illegally possessing the fentanyl … the decedent was ‘an active, voluntary participant in the wrongful conduct or transaction(s) for which [appellant] seeks redress,'” Judge Victor Stabile wrote.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/covid-kills-merger-momentum-more-furloughs-may-be-final-hiring-in-your-own-backyard-literally-the-morning-minute/COVID Kills Merger Momentum; More Furloughs May Be Final; Hiring in Your Own Backyard (Literally): The Morning Minutehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629361146/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/covid-kills-merger-momentum-more-furloughs-may-be-final-hiring-in-your-own-backyard-literally-the-morning-minute/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 06:00:48 ESTLaw.comZack Needleshttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/Morning-Minute-Display-Article-201812171506-1.jpgNews
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/covid-kills-merger-momentum-more-furloughs-may-be-final-hiring-in-your-own-backyard-literally-the-morning-minute/
Want to get this daily news briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up. WHAT WE’RE WATCHING MERGER BADNESS – While people are social distancing,

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/117-firms-seek-certification-in-latest-round-of-mansfield-rule-diversity-initiative-405-63433/117 Firms Seek Certification in Latest Round of ‘Mansfield Rule’ Diversity Initiativehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629392442/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/117-firms-seek-certification-in-latest-round-of-mansfield-rule-diversity-initiative-405-63433/Thu, 02 Jul 2020 05:00:03 ESTLaw.comDan Packelhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2018/07/Caren-Ulrich-Stacy-Article-201807122137.jpgLegal Services/News/Law Firm Hiring/Law Firm Partners/Legal Services
https://www.law.com/2020/07/02/117-firms-seek-certification-in-latest-round-of-mansfield-rule-diversity-initiative-405-63433/
Diversity Lab CEO Caren Ulrich Stacy had worried that participation would drop as firms focused their attention on the economic impacts of the coronavirus crisis. But the result was quite the opposite.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/ny-appeals-court-keeps-block-against-mary-trump-in-book-fight-but-lifts-it-for-her-publisher/NY Appeals Court Keeps Block Against Mary Trump in Book Fight, But Lifts It for Her Publisherhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629337254/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/ny-appeals-court-keeps-block-against-mary-trump-in-book-fight-but-lifts-it-for-her-publisher/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 20:11:27 ESTLaw.comJane Westerhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/06/Charles-Harder.-Too-Much-and-Never-Enough.-Robert-Trump-Article-202006290840.jpgNews/Civil Appeals/Communications and Media/Constitutional Law/Government/Litigation/Entertainment, Sports & Media/Contract Litigation/California/District of Columbia/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/ny-appeals-court-keeps-block-against-mary-trump-in-book-fight-but-lifts-it-for-her-publisher/
“The legitimate interest in preserving family secrets may be one thing for the family of a real estate developer, no matter how successful; it is another matter for the family of the president of the United States,” Presiding Justice Alan Scheinkman wrote.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/latham-picks-up-new-partners-on-both-coasts/Latham Picks Up New Partners on Both Coastshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/~/629326856/0/law/legal-news~Latham-Picks-Up-New-Partners-on-Both-Coasts/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/latham-picks-up-new-partners-on-both-coasts/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 19:19:31 ESTLaw.comSamantha StokesLegal Services/News/Law Firm Hiring/Law Firm Partners/Law Firms – Large/Private Equity and Venture Capital/Legal Services/COVID-19/California/New YorkAlthough M&A activity has slowed this year, there’s plenty to do for private equity clients, said Eric Schwartzman, a new Latham partner who arrived from Cooley.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/watch-the-video-judge-caught-on-camera-stealing-political-opponents-sign/Watch the Video: Judge Caught on Camera Stealing Political Opponent’s Signhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629336680/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/watch-the-video-judge-caught-on-camera-stealing-political-opponents-sign/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 18:49:41 ESTLaw.comAngela Morrishttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/401/2020/07/Laura-Strathmann-removes-sign-Article-202007011713.jpgLegal Services/State and Local Government/News/Election and Political Law/Judges/Texas
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/watch-the-video-judge-caught-on-camera-stealing-political-opponents-sign/
Democratic challenger Marlene Gonzalez said she’s upset that Judge Laura Strathmann took her political campaign sign. But Strathmann countered that she took the sign from her neighbor’s property because he was upset that Gonzalez put up the sign without permission.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/inside-track-general-counsel-are-still-starting-new-jobs-during-covid-19-pandemic/Inside Track: General Counsel Are Still Starting New Jobs During COVID-19 Pandemichttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629331244/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/inside-track-general-counsel-are-still-starting-new-jobs-during-covid-19-pandemic/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 18:25:02 ESTLaw.comKibkabe Arayahttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/07/unnamed-23.jpgInside Track/Analysis/General Counsel and In House Counsel
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/inside-track-general-counsel-are-still-starting-new-jobs-during-covid-19-pandemic/
The number of general counsel appointments looks to be almost back to normal in June, which is similar to May, after dismal numbers in the spring at the start of the pandemic. Also, in-house lawyers join an initiative to mentor young Black attorneys.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/this-is-a-big-deal-bic-general-counsel-reacts-to-counterfeit-lighter-order/‘This Is a Big Deal’: BIC General Counsel Reacts to Counterfeit Lighter Orderhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629323976/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/this-is-a-big-deal-bic-general-counsel-reacts-to-counterfeit-lighter-order/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 18:15:06 ESTLaw.comPhillip Bantzhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/390/2020/07/Steve-Burkhart-Article-202007011814.jpgNews/General Counsel and In House Counsel/International – Asia and Australasia/Trademarks/Legal Services/Retail & Consumer Goods/Trademark/California/Connecticut/China
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/this-is-a-big-deal-bic-general-counsel-reacts-to-counterfeit-lighter-order/
The International Trade Commission’s order bans counterfeit BIC lighters from being imported into the U.S., but BIC is going to have to help Customs and Border Protection enforce the order.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/legal-services-nyc-orgs-press-marks-on-pandemic-protections-for-low-income-foreclosure-litigants/Legal Services NYC, Orgs Press Marks on Pandemic Protections for Low-Income Foreclosure Litigantshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629322396/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/legal-services-nyc-orgs-press-marks-on-pandemic-protections-for-low-income-foreclosure-litigants/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 17:45:10 ESTLaw.comTom McParlandhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/07/judicial-compensation-hearing-Article-202007011731.jpgState and Local Government/News/Court Administration/Litigation/Real Estate/Consumer Protection/COVID-19/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/legal-services-nyc-orgs-press-marks-on-pandemic-protections-for-low-income-foreclosure-litigants/
Among the proposed changes, the letter called for improvements that would connect homeowners with legal services providers for settlement conferences and give pro se litigants greater access to court filings in e-filed cases.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/cuomo-signs-bill-strengthening-protections-against-evictions-during-covid-19/Cuomo Signs Bill Strengthening Protections Against Evictions During COVID-19https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629325982/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/cuomo-signs-bill-strengthening-protections-against-evictions-during-covid-19/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 17:40:54 ESTLaw.comRyan Tarinellihttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/07/Gov.-Andrew-Cuomo-Article-202007011731.jpgState and Local Government/News/COVID-19/Legislation/COVID-19/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/cuomo-signs-bill-strengthening-protections-against-evictions-during-covid-19/
The measure aims to help keep people in their homes by blocking courts from issuing a warrant of eviction against a residential tenant in certain situations.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/parents-of-parkland-school-shooting-victim-can-sue-security-guard-for-negligence-florida-court-rules/Parents of Parkland School Shooting Victim Can Sue Security Guard for Negligence, Florida Court Ruleshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629322398/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/parents-of-parkland-school-shooting-victim-can-sue-security-guard-for-negligence-florida-court-rules/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 17:36:12 ESTLaw.comRaychel Leanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/392/2020/07/Marjory-Stoneman-Douglas-High-School-Article-202007011338.jpgNews/Civil Appeals/Wrongful Death
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/parents-of-parkland-school-shooting-victim-can-sue-security-guard-for-negligence-florida-court-rules/
“Obviously, he [Nikolas Cruz] is the one who’s immediately responsible for this carnage, but there were a lot of people who basically just screwed up, and they could have prevented this and they didn’t,” the plaintiffs’ lawyer said.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/maureen-platt-reappointed-to-8-year-term-as-waterbury-states-attorney/Maureen Platt Reappointed to 8-Year Term as Waterbury State’s Attorneyhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629318760/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/maureen-platt-reappointed-to-8-year-term-as-waterbury-states-attorney/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 16:40:51 ESTLaw.comRobert Storacehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/391/2020/07/Maureen-Platt-Swearing-In-Article-202007011440.jpgCases and Courts/News/Litigation/Connecticut
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/maureen-platt-reappointed-to-8-year-term-as-waterbury-states-attorney/
The Criminal Justice Commission reappointed Waterbury State’s Attorney Maureen Platt to another term Monday. The prosecutor says working closely with community stakeholders will be a top priority.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/ahdoot-wolfson-cotchett-pitre-mccarthy-will-lead-zoom-privacy-class-action/Ahdoot & Wolfson, Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy Will Lead Zoom Privacy Class Actionhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629318230/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/ahdoot-wolfson-cotchett-pitre-mccarthy-will-lead-zoom-privacy-class-action/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 16:34:37 ESTLaw.comAlaina Lancasterhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/403/2020/07/Molumphy-Mark-Article-202007011444.jpgTechnology Media and Telecom/News/Class Actions/Privacy/Cybersecurity/Technology/Class Actions/California
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/ahdoot-wolfson-cotchett-pitre-mccarthy-will-lead-zoom-privacy-class-action/
U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh issued specific guidelines on adding new law firms to the litigation after pushing back on attorney billing in major class action cases over the last couple years.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/7-steps-to-pivot-your-business-now-292-70096/7 Steps to Pivot Your Business Nowhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629316736/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/7-steps-to-pivot-your-business-now-292-70096/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 16:11:08 ESTLaw.comKimberly Ricehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/07/coronavirs_open.jpgBest Practices/COVID-19/Law Firm Client Relationships/Law Firm Marketing and Business Development
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/7-steps-to-pivot-your-business-now-292-70096/
With national shelter-in-place orders in place now for several months with information on resuming business in the new normal changing every day, lawyers must consider pivoting how they operate their businesses in today’s sub-normal climate.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/covid-19-brings-law-firm-mergers-to-a-halt/COVID-19 Brings Law Firm Mergers to a Halthttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629316922/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/covid-19-brings-law-firm-mergers-to-a-halt/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:59:03 ESTLaw.comDavid Thomashttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/07/Mergers-Puzzle-2-Article-202007011552.jpgLegal Services/News/Law Firm Mergers/Law Firms – Large/Law Firms – Mid Size/Law Firms – Small
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/covid-19-brings-law-firm-mergers-to-a-halt/
The last time Altman Weil’s quarterly numbers were this bad, the legal industry was still dealing with the effects of the Great Recession.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/its-difficult-for-women-to-speak-up-in-virtual-meetings/“It’s Difficult for Women to Speak Up in Virtual Meetings”https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629316188/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/its-difficult-for-women-to-speak-up-in-virtual-meetings/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:56:52 ESTLaw.comVivia Chenhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/07/covering-her-ears-Article-202007011551.jpgLegal Services/Commentary/The Careerist/Gender Diversity/Women in Law/Legal Services
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/its-difficult-for-women-to-speak-up-in-virtual-meetings/
Catalyst’s latest survey finds widespread optimism that COVID-19 will create a more equitable workplace. But read between the lines.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/new-and-notable-fara-filings-steptoes-uk-work-and-linklaters-reveals-more/New and Notable FARA Filings: Steptoe’s UK Work, and Linklaters Reveals Morehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629313238/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/new-and-notable-fara-filings-steptoes-uk-work-and-linklaters-reveals-more/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:11:40 ESTLaw.comC. Ryan Barberhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/398/2020/06/US-Department-of-Justice-Building-Article-202006161629.jpgLaw Firms – Large/Lawyer Rates and Arrangements/Lobbying/Public Records/Government/Legal Services/District of Columbia/Europe/Latin America
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/new-and-notable-fara-filings-steptoes-uk-work-and-linklaters-reveals-more/
Recent disclosures made under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, for law firm advocacy for foreign governments, offer glimpses of compensation and rates.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/florida-cancels-july-bar-exam-will-offer-online-test-in-august/Florida Cancels July Bar Exam, Will Offer Online Test in Augusthttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629312692/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/florida-cancels-july-bar-exam-will-offer-online-test-in-august/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:56:24 ESTLaw.comKaren Sloanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/392/2020/05/Bar-exam-Article-202004021411-1.jpgEducation/News/COVID-19/Legal Education/Education/COVID-19/Florida
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/florida-cancels-july-bar-exam-will-offer-online-test-in-august/
Bar officials had come under increasing criticism over plans for an in-person test at a time when COVID-19 cases are skyrocketing in Florida.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/first-amendment-advocates-protest-extraordinary-order-blocking-publication-of-mary-trumps-book/First Amendment Advocates Protest ‘Extraordinary’ Order Blocking Publication of Mary Trump’s Bookhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629312388/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/first-amendment-advocates-protest-extraordinary-order-blocking-publication-of-mary-trumps-book/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:50:40 ESTLaw.comJane Westerhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/06/Charles-Harder-Article-202006251500.jpgFederal Government/Technology Media and Telecom/News/Communications and Media/Constitutional Law/Government/Litigation/Technology Media and Telecom
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/first-amendment-advocates-protest-extraordinary-order-blocking-publication-of-mary-trumps-book/
An attorney for Simon & Schuster confirmed in court filings that Mary Trump informed the publisher she was the primary source of The New York Times investigation into the Trump family’s tax records.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/online-or-in-person-law-schools-diverge-in-fall-semester-plans/Online or In Person? Law Schools Diverge in Fall Semester Planshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629310934/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/online-or-in-person-law-schools-diverge-in-fall-semester-plans/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:25:21 ESTLaw.comKaren Sloanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/07/Students-Social-Distancing-Article-202007011346.jpgEducation/News/Legal Education/Education
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/online-or-in-person-law-schools-diverge-in-fall-semester-plans/
At least five law schools have unveiled plans for fully online classes in the fall, even though the majority of schools are hoping to offer a mix of in-person and online coursework amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/20-texas-lawyers-disciplined-according-to-office-of-chief-disciplinary-counsel/20 Texas Lawyers Disciplined, According to Office of Chief Disciplinary Counselhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629310938/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/20-texas-lawyers-disciplined-according-to-office-of-chief-disciplinary-counsel/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:24:31 ESTLaw.comAngela Morrishttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/401/2020/07/Ethics-Article-202007011042.jpgState and Local Government/News/Bar Associations/Legal Ethics and Attorney Discipline/Texas
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/20-texas-lawyers-disciplined-according-to-office-of-chief-disciplinary-counsel/
The State Bar of Texas announced Wednesday the disbarments of three lawyers, suspensions or probation of 11 lawyers, public reprimands of two lawyers and private reprimands of four.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/overcoming-suspicion-cheshire-lawyer-clinches-settlement-for-man-who-sued-girlfriend-after-falling-on-ice/Overcoming Suspicion, Cheshire Lawyer Clinches Settlement for Man Who Sued Girlfriend After Falling on Icehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629310942/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/overcoming-suspicion-cheshire-lawyer-clinches-settlement-for-man-who-sued-girlfriend-after-falling-on-ice/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:23:59 ESTLaw.comRobert Storacehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/391/2020/07/Davanand-Shiwgobin-Article-202007011201.jpgNews/Verdicts-Settlements/Damages/Personal Injury/Premises Liability/Insurance/Connecticut
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/overcoming-suspicion-cheshire-lawyer-clinches-settlement-for-man-who-sued-girlfriend-after-falling-on-ice/
Cheshire plaintiffs counsel Frank Bartlett helped secure a $250,000 settlement for his client, who sued his girlfriend, after falling on accumulated ice in her driveway.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/as-firms-emerge-from-quarantine-some-furloughed-staff-wont-be-joining-them/As Firms Emerge From Quarantine, Some Furloughed Staff Won’t Be Joining Themhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629310944/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/as-firms-emerge-from-quarantine-some-furloughed-staff-wont-be-joining-them/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:22:13 ESTLaw.comPatrick Smithhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/07/Employee-Fired-Article-202007011410.jpgLegal Services/News/Law Firm Hiring/Law Firms – Large/Law Firms – Mid Size
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While each firm is different, many experts and industry insiders predict a shake-up in staffing as firms evaluate how they work moving forward.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/critical-mass-bayer-pays-billions-to-settle-roundup-lawsuits-but-cases-remain-a-prominent-plaintiffs-lawyer-gets-covid-19-with-a-new-baseball-season-could-a-ticket-refund-class-action-strike-ou/Critical Mass: Bayer Pays Billions to Settle Roundup Lawsuits, But Cases Remain. A Prominent Plaintiffs’ Lawyer Gets COVID-19. With a New Baseball Season, Could a Ticket Refund Class Action Strike Out?https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629306538/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/critical-mass-bayer-pays-billions-to-settle-roundup-lawsuits-but-cases-remain-a-prominent-plaintiffs-lawyer-gets-covid-19-with-a-new-baseball-season-could-a-ticket-refund-class-action-strike-ou/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 13:23:09 ESTLaw.comvtariyalhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/07/unnamed-39.jpgCritical Mass/Chemicals and Materials/Class Actions/COVID-19/Mass Torts
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/critical-mass-bayer-pays-billions-to-settle-roundup-lawsuits-but-cases-remain-a-prominent-plaintiffs-lawyer-gets-covid-19-with-a-new-baseball-season-could-a-ticket-refund-class-action-strike-ou/
After months of negotiations, Bayer finally announced last week a series of settlements worth up to $10.9 billion that would resolve the bulk of the Roundup pesticide litigation.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/litigation-boutique-levan-muhic-stapleton-formed-by-big-law-alums/Litigation Boutique LeVan Muhic Stapleton Formed by Big Law Alumshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629304676/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/litigation-boutique-levan-muhic-stapleton-formed-by-big-law-alums/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 00:55:29 ESTLaw.comErica Silvermanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/402/2020/07/stapleton-levan-muhic-Article-202007011253.jpgLegal Services/News/Business of Law/Law Firm Office Launches and Closures/Law Firm Partners/Law Firms – Small/Litigators/Legal Services/Class Actions/ERISA/New Jersey/Pennsylvania
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/litigation-boutique-levan-muhic-stapleton-formed-by-big-law-alums/
“Ultimately, we want to be a true litigation boutique firm: agile, efficient, innovative and adaptable to different subject matters and forums,” said John Stapleton. “We focus on complex commercial litigation of a very broad scope.”

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/whats-next-privacy-plaintiffs-target-fintech-firm-plaid-scotus-has-simple-test-for-generic-dot-com-trademarks-a-slippery-slope-of-killer-robots/What’s Next: Privacy Plaintiffs Target FinTech Firm Plaid + SCOTUS Has Simple Test for Generic Dot-Com Trademarks + A Slippery Slope of Killer Robotshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629299232/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/whats-next-privacy-plaintiffs-target-fintech-firm-plaid-scotus-has-simple-test-for-generic-dot-com-trademarks-a-slippery-slope-of-killer-robots/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 11:40:56 ESTLaw.comAlaina Lancasterhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/07/unnamed-2.gifWhat’s Next/Litigators/Privacy
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/whats-next-privacy-plaintiffs-target-fintech-firm-plaid-scotus-has-simple-test-for-generic-dot-com-trademarks-a-slippery-slope-of-killer-robots/
A lawsuit filed by Robins Kaplan claims Plaid has violated the privacy rights of millions of consumers.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/ahead-of-the-curve-will-summer-associates-get-hired-over-zoom/Ahead of the Curve: Will Summer Associates Get Hired Over Zoom?https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629297606/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/ahead-of-the-curve-will-summer-associates-get-hired-over-zoom/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 11:16:43 ESTLaw.comKaren Sloanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/07/unnamed-22.jpgAhead of the Curve/Education Law/Legal Education
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/ahead-of-the-curve-will-summer-associates-get-hired-over-zoom/
This week’s Ahead of the Curve examines how remote hiring has quickly become the norm in the legal profession. Plus, the Marriott Wardman Park hotel, legal education’s home away from home, is on shaky ground and could close.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/virtual-hearing-will-give-law-grads-voice-about-plans-for-fall-bar-exam/Virtual Hearing Will Give Law Grads Voice About Plans for Fall Bar Examhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629297440/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/virtual-hearing-will-give-law-grads-voice-about-plans-for-fall-bar-exam/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 11:13:57 ESTLaw.comCheryl Millerhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/403/2018/10/Test-takers-art.jpgEducation/State and Local Government/Career Development/Legal Education/Young Professionals/Education/California
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/virtual-hearing-will-give-law-grads-voice-about-plans-for-fall-bar-exam/
“The information we learn from you will be provided to members of the court for their consideration in making a final decision,” the message said. “No decision will be made at the meeting itself.”

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/immigration-judges-to-sue-doj-alleging-unconstitutional-gag-on-speech/Immigration Judges Sue DOJ, Alleging Unconstitutional Gag on Speechhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629319954/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/immigration-judges-to-sue-doj-alleging-unconstitutional-gag-on-speech/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 09:47:14 ESTLaw.comJacqueline Thomsenhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/398/2020/05/Department-of-Justice-Article-202005291339.jpgNews/Government/Immigration Law/Judges/Litigation/Government/District of Columbia
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/immigration-judges-to-sue-doj-alleging-unconstitutional-gag-on-speech/
It’s the latest clash between the immigration judges’ union and the Justice Department, after DOJ officials pushed to decertify the union.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/patent-litigation-is-on-the-rebound-led-by-wd-texas-filings/Patent Litigation Is on the Rebound, Led by WD-Texas Filingshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629295038/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/patent-litigation-is-on-the-rebound-led-by-wd-texas-filings/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 09:22:13 ESTLaw.comScott Grahamhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/398/2020/07/Alan-Albright-2018-Article-202005211550.jpgTechnology Media and Telecom/News/Administrative Law/Intellectual Property/Patent Litigation
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/patent-litigation-is-on-the-rebound-led-by-wd-texas-filings/
Some aggressive nonpracticing entities‚ÄĒand perhaps growing interest in litigation funding‚ÄĒhave put 2020 district court filings 16% ahead of the previous six months’ pace.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/failure-is-striking-trump-tapped-judge-throws-out-administrations-asylum-restriction/‘Failure Is Striking’: Trump-Tapped Judge Throws Out Administration’s Asylum Restrictionhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629320202/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/failure-is-striking-trump-tapped-judge-throws-out-administrations-asylum-restriction/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 08:37:52 ESTLaw.comJacqueline Thomsenhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/398/2020/06/E-Barrett-Prettyman-Courthouse-Coronavirus-Article-202006121100.jpgFederal Government/News/Government/Immigration Law/Judges/Government/California/District of Columbia
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/failure-is-striking-trump-tapped-judge-throws-out-administrations-asylum-restriction/
U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly panned DOJ attorneys for leaning heavily on a single newspaper article in arguing the asylum restriction was exempt from rulemaking procedures.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/law-firm-leaders-rethink-travel-diploma-privilege-movement-gains-steam-progress-for-client-relations-pros-the-morning-minute/Law Firm Leaders Rethink Travel; Diploma Privilege Movement Gains Steam; Progress for Client Relations Pros: The Morning Minutehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629277280/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/law-firm-leaders-rethink-travel-diploma-privilege-movement-gains-steam-progress-for-client-relations-pros-the-morning-minute/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 06:00:00 ESTLaw.comZack Needleshttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/Morning-Minute-Display-Article-201812171506-1.jpgNews
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/law-firm-leaders-rethink-travel-diploma-privilege-movement-gains-steam-progress-for-client-relations-pros-the-morning-minute/
Here’s the news you need to start your day.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/troutman-pepper-merger-goes-live-even-as-pandemic-keeps-new-colleagues-apart/Troutman Pepper Merger Goes Live, Even as Pandemic Keeps New Colleagues Aparthttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629272822/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/troutman-pepper-merger-goes-live-even-as-pandemic-keeps-new-colleagues-apart/Wed, 01 Jul 2020 05:00:36 ESTLaw.comMeredith Hobbshttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/06/Troutman-Sanders-Sign-Article-202006301926.jpgLegal Services/News/Law Firm Management/Law Firm Mergers/Law Firms – Large/Legal Services/COVID-19/Georgia/Pennsylvania
https://www.law.com/2020/07/01/troutman-pepper-merger-goes-live-even-as-pandemic-keeps-new-colleagues-apart/
The pandemic-induced shutdown has been the greatest immediate challenge for the Troutman Pepper merger, said the firm’s vice chair, Thomas Gallagher.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/how-cultivating-existing-client-relationships-can-boost-business-development/How Cultivating Existing Client Relationships Can Boost Business Developmenthttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629248052/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/how-cultivating-existing-client-relationships-can-boost-business-development/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 22:44:54 ESTLaw.comScott Wallingfordhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/business_development2.jpgAnalysis/Cybersecurity/Law Firm Client Relationships/Law Firm Marketing and Business Development/Legal Technology
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/how-cultivating-existing-client-relationships-can-boost-business-development/
Advances in CRM software can help connect lawyers across the firm, allowing them to compete as one firm and build on the successful results they have already delivered for clients.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/compliance-hot-spots-musical-chairs-at-main-justice-the-return-of-jack-abramoff-litigation-funding-and-the-false-claims-act-cadwalader-builds-white-collar-team/Compliance Hot Spots: Musical Chairs at Main Justice | The Return of Jack Abramoff | Litigation Funding and the False Claims Act | Cadwalader Builds White-Collar Teamhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629245878/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/compliance-hot-spots-musical-chairs-at-main-justice-the-return-of-jack-abramoff-litigation-funding-and-the-false-claims-act-cadwalader-builds-white-collar-team/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 21:15:12 ESTLaw.comC. Ryan Barberhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/unnamed-17-3.jpgCompliance Hot Spots/Legal Services/Lobbying/Regulation/White Collar Crime
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/compliance-hot-spots-musical-chairs-at-main-justice-the-return-of-jack-abramoff-litigation-funding-and-the-false-claims-act-cadwalader-builds-white-collar-team/
Welcome to Compliance Hot Spots, our white-collar and regulatory dispatch. We’ve got the latest moves at Main Justice, and scroll down for our roundup of headlines, Who Got the Work and more. Thanks for reading, and your feedback is appreciated!

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/us-magistrate-judge-stays-discovery-as-cnn-seeks-dismissal-of-devin-nunes-defamation-suit/US Magistrate Judge Stays Discovery, as CNN Seeks Dismissal of Devin Nunes’ Defamation Suithttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629238962/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/us-magistrate-judge-stays-discovery-as-cnn-seeks-dismissal-of-devin-nunes-defamation-suit/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 19:50:14 ESTLaw.comTom McParlandhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/06/Impeachment-Yovanovitch-Article-202006301949.jpgFederal Government/News/Litigation/Entertainment, Sports & Media/Consumer Protection/California/District of Columbia/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/us-magistrate-judge-stays-discovery-as-cnn-seeks-dismissal-of-devin-nunes-defamation-suit/
U.S. Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang of the Southern District of New York granted the news network’s request to stay discovery in the case until a federal judge could rule on CNN’s motion to dismiss the case, which was transferred from the Eastern District of Virginia last month.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/lawyers-accused-of-molotov-cocktail-bombing-can-return-home-2nd-circuit-rules/Lawyers Accused of Molotov Cocktail Bombing Can Return Home, 2nd Circuit Ruleshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629236662/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/lawyers-accused-of-molotov-cocktail-bombing-can-return-home-2nd-circuit-rules/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 19:15:13 ESTLaw.comJane Westerhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/06/Urooj-Rahman-Molotov-Cocktail-Article-202006011855.jpgFederal Government/News/Criminal Appeals/Criminal Law/Government/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/lawyers-accused-of-molotov-cocktail-bombing-can-return-home-2nd-circuit-rules/
Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman have been indicted on charges of arson and use of explosives, among other offenses. Each pleaded not guilty.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/colangelo-recruits-former-hartford-states-attorney-to-lead-diversity-efforts/Colangelo Recruits Former Hartford State’s Attorney to Lead Diversity Effortshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629234794/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/colangelo-recruits-former-hartford-states-attorney-to-lead-diversity-efforts/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 18:49:29 ESTLaw.comRobert Storacehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/391/2020/06/071207JT01-Article-202006301727.jpgNews/People and Community/Diversity/Connecticut
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/colangelo-recruits-former-hartford-states-attorney-to-lead-diversity-efforts/
On the same day the state’s Criminal Justice Commission was going to vote on her reappointment as Hartford State’s Attorney, Gail Hardy accepted a position Monday doing outreach work for the Office of Chief State’s Attorney.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/ny-appeals-court-orders-new-trial-for-man-in-case-where-judge-took-over-witness-questioning/NY Appeals Court Orders New Trial for Man in Case Where Judge Took Over Witness Questioninghttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629233844/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/ny-appeals-court-orders-new-trial-for-man-in-case-where-judge-took-over-witness-questioning/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 18:36:03 ESTLaw.comJane Westerhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/05/Appellate-Division-Second-Department-Article-202005041702.jpgState and Local Government/News/Court Administration/Criminal Law/Judges/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/ny-appeals-court-orders-new-trial-for-man-in-case-where-judge-took-over-witness-questioning/
The appellate panel ruled that the jury’s guilty verdict was not against the weight of the evidence, but they found that the trial judge in the case had gone beyond his permissible capacity to intervene to clarify confusing testimony and facilitate the progress of the trial.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/upstate-ny-judge-delayed-decisions-in-small-claims-cases-judicial-conduct-commission-says/Upstate NY Judge Delayed Decisions in Small Claims Cases, Judicial Conduct Commission Sayshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629233522/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/upstate-ny-judge-delayed-decisions-in-small-claims-cases-judicial-conduct-commission-says/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 18:27:58 ESTLaw.comRyan Tarinellihttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/01/Hand-and-judicial-robe-photo-illustration..Photo-by-Jason-Doiy-and-S.-Todd-Rogers.8-29-13.062-2013.-Article-202001102031.jpgState and Local Government/News/Court Administration/Judges/Judicial Ethics/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/upstate-ny-judge-delayed-decisions-in-small-claims-cases-judicial-conduct-commission-says/
In six small claims cases, the judge delayed providing a decision for between five months and multiple years, the commission reported.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/corporate-attorney-esuga-abaya-on-journey-from-big-law-to-boutique/Corporate Attorney Esuga Abaya on Journey From Big Law to Boutiquehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629233310/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/corporate-attorney-esuga-abaya-on-journey-from-big-law-to-boutique/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 18:22:21 ESTLaw.comErica Silvermanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/402/2020/06/Esuga-Abaya-Article-202006301400.jpgLegal Services/Recruitment and Staffing/Q&A/Business of Law/Weekend Editor’s Picks/Law Firm News/National News/Law Firm Associates/Law Firm Hiring/Law Firm Management/Pennsylvania
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/corporate-attorney-esuga-abaya-on-journey-from-big-law-to-boutique/
“I found more fulfillment working with startups and small businesses, and especially leveraging my expertise to help Black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs.”

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/report-very-few-law-firm-mergers-on-horizon-for-rest-of-2020/Report: Very Few Law Firm Mergers on Horizon for Rest of 2020https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629317492/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/report-very-few-law-firm-mergers-on-horizon-for-rest-of-2020/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 17:56:59 ESTLaw.comDavid Thomashttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/06/Merger-Puzzle-Article-202006301752.jpgLegal Services/News/Law Firm Management/Law Firm Mergers
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/report-very-few-law-firm-mergers-on-horizon-for-rest-of-2020/
Fairfax Associates tracked 26 completed mergers in the first half of 2020, which is down from 2019’s 30. But that number is expected to drop as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic take hold.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/i-dont-miss-laguardia-how-managing-partners-are-reevaluating-their-jobs-during-covid-19/‘I Don’t Miss LaGuardia’: How Managing Partners Are Reevaluating Their Jobs During COVID-19https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629227896/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/i-dont-miss-laguardia-how-managing-partners-are-reevaluating-their-jobs-during-covid-19/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 16:50:42 ESTLaw.comPatrick Smithhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/06/Jet-leg-room-Article-202006301646.jpgLegal Services/News/COVID-19/Global Law Firms/Law Firm Management/Law Firms – Large
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/i-dont-miss-laguardia-how-managing-partners-are-reevaluating-their-jobs-during-covid-19/
Social distancing measures and travel restrictions have changed how a very public-facing job at law firms is done. Will the changes remain intact once the pandemic is under control?

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/how-women-in-big-law-are-stepping-into-the-court-fight-over-the-equal-rights-amendment/How Women in Big Law Are Stepping Into the Court Fight Over the Equal Rights Amendmenthttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629226880/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/how-women-in-big-law-are-stepping-into-the-court-fight-over-the-equal-rights-amendment/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 16:35:18 ESTLaw.comJacqueline Thomsenhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/398/2020/05/Brinkmann-Article-202005131740.jpgNews/Constitutional Law/Government/Law Firms – Large/Litigation/Women in Law/Government/California/District of Columbia/Illinois/Nevada/New York/Tennessee/Virginia
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/how-women-in-big-law-are-stepping-into-the-court-fight-over-the-equal-rights-amendment/
Female attorneys like Loretta Lynch and Jeannie Rhee of Paul Weiss and Beth Brinkmann with Covington & Burling are filing amicus briefs in a Democratic lawsuit seeking to force the addition of the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/allstate-insurances-14m-settlement-is-good-news-for-policyholders-with-personal-injury-claims/Allstate Insurance’s $14M Settlement Is Good News for Policyholders With Personal Injury Claimshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629224974/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/allstate-insurances-14m-settlement-is-good-news-for-policyholders-with-personal-injury-claims/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 16:10:33 ESTLaw.comMichael A. Morahttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/392/2020/06/Car-accident-Article-202006301321.jpgInsurance/Verdicts-Settlements/Class Actions/Insurance/Class Actions/Florida
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/allstate-insurances-14m-settlement-is-good-news-for-policyholders-with-personal-injury-claims/
So far, Allstate and several other companies have paid close to $14 million.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/national-momentum-builds-for-diploma-privilege-as-oregon-makes-bar-exam-optional/National Momentum Builds for Diploma Privilege as Oregon Makes Bar Exam Optionalhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629222954/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/national-momentum-builds-for-diploma-privilege-as-oregon-makes-bar-exam-optional/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:37:50 ESTLaw.comKaren Sloanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/Bar-Exam-Javits-Center-2014.jpg-image620x372-1.jpgEducation/News/Bar Associations/COVID-19/Legal Education
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/national-momentum-builds-for-diploma-privilege-as-oregon-makes-bar-exam-optional/
A national surge in COVID-19 cases, recent protests over racial injustice, and the challenges of social distancing are prompting a growing number of state supreme courts to rethink plans to hold in-person bar exams in July and September.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/breyer-predicts-entanglement-and-conflict-after-court-backs-state-aid-for-religious-schools/Breyer Predicts ‘Entanglement and Conflict’ After Court Backs State Aid for Religious Schoolshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629227920/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/breyer-predicts-entanglement-and-conflict-after-court-backs-state-aid-for-religious-schools/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:32:35 ESTLaw.comMarcia Coylehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/398/2018/01/Stephen-Breyer-Article-201801092000.jpgEducation/State and Local Government/News/Constitutional Law/Legislation/United States Supreme Court/Education/U.S. Supreme Court/District of Columbia/Montana
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/breyer-predicts-entanglement-and-conflict-after-court-backs-state-aid-for-religious-schools/
“As I see the matter, our differences run deeper than a simple disagreement about the application of prior case law,” Justice Stephen Breyer said in his dissent in the case Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/earnings-at-law-firms-in-australia-increase-despite-covid-19-292-70125/Law Firms in Australia Grow Earnings Despite COVID-19https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629333972/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/earnings-at-law-firms-in-australia-increase-despite-covid-19-292-70125/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:19:07 ESTLaw.comChristopher Nieschehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/Aussie-Article-202006301514.jpgGlobal Law Firms/International – Asia and Australasia
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/earnings-at-law-firms-in-australia-increase-despite-covid-19-292-70125/
Australia has been insulated, in part because of ongoing work from the fallout of last’s years Royal Commission into the banking sector and because Australia has not been as badly affected by COVID-19 as other parts of the world.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/cheerleader-cant-be-kicked-off-pa-high-school-team-over-snapchat-post-saying-fuck-cheer-3rd-circuit-rules/Cheerleader Can’t Be Kicked Off Pa. High School Team Over Snapchat Post Saying ‘Fuck Cheer,’ 3rd Circuit Ruleshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629221458/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/cheerleader-cant-be-kicked-off-pa-high-school-team-over-snapchat-post-saying-fuck-cheer-3rd-circuit-rules/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:12:32 ESTLaw.comMax Mitchellhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/402/2020/06/Snapchat-Article-202006301445.jpgEducation/News/Pennsylvania Law Weekly News/Constitutional Law/Education/Pennsylvania
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/cheerleader-cant-be-kicked-off-pa-high-school-team-over-snapchat-post-saying-fuck-cheer-3rd-circuit-rules/
Eyeing school discipline over social media posts, and when they run afoul of constitutional free-speech protections, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit granted summary judgment Tuesday in favor of the student who challenged the school’s decision.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/bayers-gamble-a-1-1b-class-settlement-that-could-end-the-roundup-weed-killer-litigation/Bayer’s Gamble: A $1.1B Class Settlement That Could End the Roundup Weed-Killer Litigationhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629221198/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/bayers-gamble-a-1-1b-class-settlement-that-could-end-the-roundup-weed-killer-litigation/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:09:49 ESTLaw.comAmanda Bronstadhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/Elizabeth-Cabraser-Article-202006301509.jpgAgriculture/Cases and Courts/Weekend Editor’s Picks/Class Actions/Mass Torts/Toxic Torts/Industrial, Chemicals & Materials/Class Actions/Consumer Protection/California/New Jersey/Germany
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/bayers-gamble-a-1-1b-class-settlement-that-could-end-the-roundup-weed-killer-litigation/
The class action settlement, which faces judicial scrutiny and the potential that objectors could unravel the deal, includes a controversial science panel that some lawyers criticized. The deal also provides up to $150 million in attorney fees.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/siena-college-poll-finds-broad-support-for-police-reforms-among-ny-voters-but-less-for-defunding/Siena College Poll Finds Broad Support for Police Reforms Among NY Voters, But Less for ‘Defunding’https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629218348/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/siena-college-poll-finds-broad-support-for-police-reforms-among-ny-voters-but-less-for-defunding/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 14:26:20 ESTLaw.comRyan Tarinellihttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/06/NYC-Occupy-City-Hall-Article-202007011003.jpgState and Local Government/News/Civil Rights/Government/Legislation/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/siena-college-poll-finds-broad-support-for-police-reforms-among-ny-voters-but-less-for-defunding/
The poll, which comes in the wake of a flurry of lawmaking in Albany around police reform, also found that a majority of surveyed voters said the deaths of Rayshard Brooks and George Floyd “are part of a broader pattern of excessive police violence toward Black people.”

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/take-note-texas-no-longer-needs-your-consent-for-an-experimental-jury-trial-thanks-to-emergency-order/TAKE NOTE: Texas No Longer Needs Your Consent for an Experimental Jury Trial, Thanks to Emergency Orderhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629215918/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/take-note-texas-no-longer-needs-your-consent-for-an-experimental-jury-trial-thanks-to-emergency-order/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 13:52:02 ESTLaw.comAngela Morrishttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/401/2020/06/jury_box-Article-202006301214.jpgLegal Services/State and Local Government/News/COVID-19/Litigation/Litigators/Legal Services/COVID-19/Texas
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/take-note-texas-no-longer-needs-your-consent-for-an-experimental-jury-trial-thanks-to-emergency-order/
Texas trial lawyers have mixed feelings about a new Texas Supreme Court COVID-19 emergency order that deletes a requirement that lawyers and litigants have to consent before their cases move to an experimental jury trial.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/judge-grants-tro-in-lawsuit-to-block-publication-of-trump-nieces-book/Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order in Lawsuit to Block Publication of Trump Niece’s Bookhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629216462/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/judge-grants-tro-in-lawsuit-to-block-publication-of-trump-nieces-book/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 13:41:03 ESTLaw.comJane Westerhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/06/Charles-Harder.-Too-Much-and-Never-Enough.-Robert-Trump-Article-202006290840.jpgFederal Government/Technology Media and Telecom/News/Constitutional Law/Election and Political Law/Government/Entertainment, Sports & Media/Contract Litigation/District of Columbia/Florida/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/judge-grants-tro-in-lawsuit-to-block-publication-of-trump-nieces-book/
A Dutchess County Supreme Court justice on Tuesday granted a temporary restraining order blocking President Donald Trump’s niece Mary Trump and her publisher Simon & Schuster from publishing, printing or distributing any portion of her upcoming book about the president.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/covid-could-prompt-litigants-to-choose-bench-trials-over-juries-thanks-to-six-month-backlog-of-civil-cases/COVID Could Prompt Litigants to Choose Bench Trials Over Juries, Thanks to 6-Month Backlog of Civil Caseshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629214916/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/covid-could-prompt-litigants-to-choose-bench-trials-over-juries-thanks-to-six-month-backlog-of-civil-cases/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 13:33:49 ESTLaw.comRobert Storacehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/391/2020/06/James-Abrams-Article-202006301236.jpgCases and Courts/News/COVID-19/Judges/Litigation/Legal Services/COVID-19/Connecticut
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/covid-could-prompt-litigants-to-choose-bench-trials-over-juries-thanks-to-six-month-backlog-of-civil-cases/
“We will be able to right the ship within six months,” said James Abrams, the chief administrative judge for civil matters in the Superior Court system.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/lawyers-in-mexico-scurry-to-prepare-for-usmca-trade-terms-292-70018/Lawyers in Mexico Rushing to Prepare for USMCA Trade Termshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629235276/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/lawyers-in-mexico-scurry-to-prepare-for-usmca-trade-terms-292-70018/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 13:32:29 ESTLaw.comAmy Guthriehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/USMCA-Article-202006301310.jpgInternational – North America
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/lawyers-in-mexico-scurry-to-prepare-for-usmca-trade-terms-292-70018/
The new trade agreement for North America takes effect July 1, ushering in tougher labor, content and wage requirements.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/prosecutors-seek-february-trial-as-halkbank-asks-for-more-time-to-prepare-defense-in-iran-sanctions-busting-case/Prosecutors Seek February Trial, as Halkbank Asks for More Time to Prepare Defense in Iran Sanctions-Busting Casehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629211868/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/prosecutors-seek-february-trial-as-halkbank-asks-for-more-time-to-prepare-defense-in-iran-sanctions-busting-case/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 00:37:13 ESTLaw.comTom McParlandhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2019/12/Halkbank-Article-201912182036.jpgFederal Government/Financial Services and Banking/News/Criminal Law/Government/Litigation/Banking & Financial Services/New York/Europe/Middle East / Africa
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/prosecutors-seek-february-trial-as-halkbank-asks-for-more-time-to-prepare-defense-in-iran-sanctions-busting-case/
Halkbank’s attorneys plan to proceed with a planned motion to have Berman recuse himself from the case, Williams & Connolly partner Robert Cary said Tuesday. But, he warned, trial preparation presented a host of practical concerns, including the defense team’s ability to physically meet with its client.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/the-events-of-2020-have-changed-our-collective-mental-health-and-risk-profile/The Events of 2020 Have Changed Our Collective Mental Health‚ÄĒand Risk‚ÄĒProfilehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629209482/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/the-events-of-2020-have-changed-our-collective-mental-health-and-risk-profile/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 11:58:38 ESTLaw.comPatrick Krillhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/Work-from-home-stress-Article-202006301153.jpgCommentary/Mental Health
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/the-events-of-2020-have-changed-our-collective-mental-health-and-risk-profile/
Leadership and management must be educated about the changed mental health landscape we are facing. Perhaps surprisingly, a foundational component of this education should be to immediately dispel one of the most common refrains of 2020, specifically that we are “all in this together.”

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/in-key-win-for-booking-com-justices-strike-down-broad-rule-limiting-generic-trademarks/In Key Win for Booking.com, Justices Strike Down Broad Rule Limiting Generic Trademarkshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629206176/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/in-key-win-for-booking-com-justices-strike-down-broad-rule-limiting-generic-trademarks/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 11:06:05 ESTLaw.comNate Robson | Scott Grahamhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/403/2020/06/Booking.com-Article-202006301051.jpgTechnology Media and Telecom/News/Intellectual Property/Trademarks/United States Supreme Court/Internet & Social Media/Technology/Intellectual Property/Trademark/District of Columbia/Europe
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/in-key-win-for-booking-com-justices-strike-down-broad-rule-limiting-generic-trademarks/
The justices found that because Booking.com is not generic to the public, it is not generic.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/who-benefits-from-big-laws-black-exodus-roberts-responds-to-conservatives-criticism-devin-nunes-suing-cnn-the-morning-minute/Who Benefits From Big Law’s Black ‘Exodus’?; Roberts Responds to Conservatives’ Criticism; Devin Nunes Suing CNN: The Morning Minutehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629188470/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/who-benefits-from-big-laws-black-exodus-roberts-responds-to-conservatives-criticism-devin-nunes-suing-cnn-the-morning-minute/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 06:00:44 ESTLaw.comZack Needleshttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/Morning-Minute-Display-Article-201812171506-1.jpgNews
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/who-benefits-from-big-laws-black-exodus-roberts-responds-to-conservatives-criticism-devin-nunes-suing-cnn-the-morning-minute/
Here’s the news you need to start your day.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/buoyed-by-recent-gains-firms-embrace-opportunistic-hiring-amid-pandemic/Buoyed by Recent Gains, Firms Embrace Opportunistic Hiring Amid Pandemichttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629185360/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/buoyed-by-recent-gains-firms-embrace-opportunistic-hiring-amid-pandemic/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 05:00:51 ESTLaw.comDan Packelhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/06/Gary-Wingens-Backyard-Meeting-Article-202006291619.jpgLegal Services/News/Weekend Editor’s Picks/Law Firm Hiring/Law Firm Partners/Law Firms – Large/Legal Services
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/buoyed-by-recent-gains-firms-embrace-opportunistic-hiring-amid-pandemic/
Strong finances and a willingness to invest for the future have kept some firms active in the lateral market, despite growing uncertainty over the financial impact of the coronavirus.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/hong-kongs-shaky-standing-as-a-financial-center-is-giving-rise-to-singapore-292-70249/With Hong Kong’s Future as a Finance Hub Unclear, Singapore Is on the Risehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629593296/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/hong-kongs-shaky-standing-as-a-financial-center-is-giving-rise-to-singapore-292-70249/Tue, 30 Jun 2020 01:00:43 ESTLaw.comBen Sealhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/Singapore-Article-202006171100.jpgCommentary/Alternative Dispute Resolution/Capital Markets/Government/Law Firm Management
https://www.law.com/2020/06/30/hong-kongs-shaky-standing-as-a-financial-center-is-giving-rise-to-singapore-292-70249/
As Hong Kong remains shrouded in uncertainty, Singapore appears to be gaining prominence as an alternative for the business world.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/risky-business-malpractice-suit-alleges-hartford-firm-got-a-fee-for-referring-client-to-fraudster/Risky Business: Malpractice Suit Alleges Hartford Firm Got a Fee for Referring Client to Fraudsterhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629156454/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/risky-business-malpractice-suit-alleges-hartford-firm-got-a-fee-for-referring-client-to-fraudster/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 19:44:54 ESTLaw.comRobert Storacehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/391/2020/06/Nirenstein-Horowitz-Associates-Article-202006291732.jpgCases and Courts/News/Elder Law/Legal Malpractice/Banking & Financial Services/Legal Services/Connecticut
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/risky-business-malpractice-suit-alleges-hartford-firm-got-a-fee-for-referring-client-to-fraudster/
“Cases like these can be useful for lawyers doing risk analysis,” said Mark Dubois, an expert on attorney ethics.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/katten-makes-some-furloughed-business-administration-employees-permanent-cuts/Katten Makes Some Furloughed Business Administration Employees Permanent Cutshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629204194/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/katten-makes-some-furloughed-business-administration-employees-permanent-cuts/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 18:30:44 ESTLaw.comPatrick Smithhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/06/Businessperson-Walking-Out-With-Exit-Sign-On-Wall-Article-202006291632.jpgLegal Services/News/Law Firm Management/Law Firms – Large
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/katten-makes-some-furloughed-business-administration-employees-permanent-cuts/
After monitoring the firm’s output and needs over the past several months, Katten said its new ways of working have made some administrative jobs redundant.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/landlords-barred-from-suing-over-cuomos-eviction-moratorium-mcmahon-rules/Landlords Barred From Suing Over Cuomo’s Eviction Moratorium, McMahon Ruleshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629151924/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/landlords-barred-from-suing-over-cuomos-eviction-moratorium-mcmahon-rules/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 18:15:38 ESTLaw.comTom McParlandhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/06/DSC_2481-Article-202006291814.jpgState and Local Government/News/COVID-19/Government/Landlord Tenant Law/Litigation/Real Estate/COVID-19/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/landlords-barred-from-suing-over-cuomos-eviction-moratorium-mcmahon-rules/
“While it may be the case that governor has overstepped his authority under New York’s Executive Law, curing those alleged harms would require this court to ignore the doctrine of state sovereign immunity and principles of federalism embodied in the Eleventh Amendment,” wrote Chief Judge Colleen McMahon of the Southern District of New York.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/go-to-prison-unsealed-docs-show-judge-noted-roger-stones-repeated-attempts-to-intimidate-her/Go to Prison: Unsealed Docs Show Judge Noted Roger Stone’s ‘Repeated Attempts to Intimidate’https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629150094/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/go-to-prison-unsealed-docs-show-judge-noted-roger-stones-repeated-attempts-to-intimidate-her/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 18:08:42 ESTLaw.comJacqueline Thomsenhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/398/2019/11/Roger-Stone-2019-Article-201911141747.jpgNews/COVID-19/Criminal Law/Government/Judges/Government/District of Columbia/Florida
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/go-to-prison-unsealed-docs-show-judge-noted-roger-stones-repeated-attempts-to-intimidate-her/
“[T]he court has been forced to address his repeated attempts to intimidate, and to stoke potentially violent sentiment against, an array of participants in the case, including individuals involved in the investigation, the jurors, and the court,” U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson wrote.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/bitter-disappointment-conservatives-seize-on-supreme-court-losses-to-push-trumps-reelection/‘Bitter Disappointment’: Conservatives Seize on Supreme Court Losses to Push Trump’s Reelectionhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629144450/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/bitter-disappointment-conservatives-seize-on-supreme-court-losses-to-push-trumps-reelection/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 16:42:48 ESTLaw.comJacqueline Thomsenhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/398/2020/06/Brett-Kavanaugh-SCOTUS-Article-202006291802.jpgNews/Government/Judges/United States Supreme Court/Government/District of Columbia
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/bitter-disappointment-conservatives-seize-on-supreme-court-losses-to-push-trumps-reelection/
Legal conservatives point to recent rulings on DACA, LGBTQ rights and abortion to argue that, despite President Trump’s best efforts, not enough has been done to shift the Supreme Court in their favor.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/panic-violence-and-bloodshed-pittsburgh-hit-with-class-action-over-police-response-to-protests/‘Panic, Violence and Bloodshed’: Pittsburgh Hit With Class Action Over Police Response to Protestshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629142584/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/panic-violence-and-bloodshed-pittsburgh-hit-with-class-action-over-police-response-to-protests/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 16:07:50 ESTLaw.comMax Mitchellhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/402/2020/06/BLM-Pittsburgh-Article-202006291602.jpgState and Local Government/News/Civil Rights/Class Actions/Litigation/Class Actions/Pennsylvania
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/panic-violence-and-bloodshed-pittsburgh-hit-with-class-action-over-police-response-to-protests/
The lawsuit is likely the first case to be filed in Pennsylvania over the widespread protests, which often led to high-profile police crackdowns, including in Philadelphia where the mayor and police commissioner recently apologized for using tear gas to disburse protesters who were marching on a highway.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/amid-controversy-connecticuts-first-black-states-attorney-leaves-office/Amid Controversy, Connecticut’s First Black State’s Attorney Leaves Officehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629141340/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/amid-controversy-connecticuts-first-black-states-attorney-leaves-office/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 15:52:31 ESTLaw.comRobert Storacehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/391/2020/06/071207JT01-Article-202006291314.jpgCases and Courts/News/Civil Rights/Criminal Law/Judges/Connecticut
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/amid-controversy-connecticuts-first-black-states-attorney-leaves-office/
Hartford State’s Attorney Gail Hardy removed herself from consideration for a second term on Monday. The move follows the commission’s four-day suspension of Hardy on June 18 for her role in the handling of four police-involved shootings. Hardy had been the Hartford State’s Attorney for 13 years.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/roberts-sharply-counters-criticism-of-his-vote-striking-down-louisiana-abortion-law/Roberts Sharply Counters Criticism of His Vote Striking Down Louisiana Abortion Lawhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629142586/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/roberts-sharply-counters-criticism-of-his-vote-striking-down-louisiana-abortion-law/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 15:31:46 ESTLaw.comMarcia Coylehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/398/2019/04/Gorsuch-Investiture-Article-201904251523.jpgHealth Care/State and Local Government/Weekend Editor’s Picks/Civil Appeals/Constitutional Law/United States Supreme Court/Health Care/U.S. Supreme Court/Louisiana
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/roberts-sharply-counters-criticism-of-his-vote-striking-down-louisiana-abortion-law/
Among progressives, there was a sense that Chief Justice John Roberts Jr., although providing the key vote to strike down a restrictive state abortion clinic law, had left open a broader challenge to reproductive rights.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/youve-made-your-bed-now-lie-in-it-binding-settlement-agreement-defeats-a-post-settlement-judgment/You’ve Made Your Bed, Now Lie In It — Binding Settlement Agreement Defeats A Post-Settlement Judgmenthttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629139498/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/youve-made-your-bed-now-lie-in-it-binding-settlement-agreement-defeats-a-post-settlement-judgment/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 15:23:50 ESTLaw.comRudy Kim and Chris Hanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/patent_law.jpgCommentary/Intellectual Property/Litigation/Patent Litigation
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/youve-made-your-bed-now-lie-in-it-binding-settlement-agreement-defeats-a-post-settlement-judgment/
Holding that the parties’ executed agreement mooted the issues in the case, the Federal Circuit recently reversed a district court’s decision to grant summary judgment of non-infringement despite the parties’ agreement. The decision builds upon prior Federal Circuit case law giving effect to settlement agreements.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/state-bar-task-force-recommends-expanding-eavesdropping-powers-to-hate-crimes/State Bar Task Force Recommends Expanding Eavesdropping Powers to Hate Crimeshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629139120/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/state-bar-task-force-recommends-expanding-eavesdropping-powers-to-hate-crimes/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 15:07:03 ESTLaw.comRyan Tarinellihttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/06/NYSBA-President-Scott-Karson-Left-and-Attorney-Carrie-Cohen-Right.jpg-Article-202006291527.jpgState and Local Government/Bar Associations/Criminal Law/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/state-bar-task-force-recommends-expanding-eavesdropping-powers-to-hate-crimes/
A New York State Bar Association task force report recommends adding hate crimes to the list of offenses that allow for eavesdropping and video surveillance warrants.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/floridas-law-schools-team-up-to-fight-racial-injustice/Florida’s Law Schools Team Up to Fight Racial Injusticehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629136282/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/floridas-law-schools-team-up-to-fight-racial-injustice/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 14:35:48 ESTLaw.comKaren Sloanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/Michele-Alexandre-Article-202006291406.jpgEducation/News/Legal Education
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/floridas-law-schools-team-up-to-fight-racial-injustice/
They will partner with local organizations to take on issues such as the school-to-prison pipeline and disparate criminal sentences.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/how-i-made-partner-cohen-milstein-sellers-tolls-shaylyn-cochran/How I Made Partner: Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll’s Shaylyn Cochranhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629135690/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/how-i-made-partner-cohen-milstein-sellers-tolls-shaylyn-cochran/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 14:24:15 ESTLaw.comTasha Normanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2018/12/How-Partner-Woman-Art-201811091652-1.jpgQ&A/Civil Rights/Employment Law/Litigation/Young Professionals
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/how-i-made-partner-cohen-milstein-sellers-tolls-shaylyn-cochran/
“I would encourage junior attorneys to examine why they seek [partnership] and, importantly, what they plan to do once they attain [partnership].”

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/anderson-mori-tomotsune-second-japanese-firm-to-form-singapore-alliance-292-69936/Another Japanese Law Firm Forms Singapore Alliancehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629143122/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/anderson-mori-tomotsune-second-japanese-firm-to-form-singapore-alliance-292-69936/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 13:30:23 ESTLaw.comAnna Zhanghttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/Singapore-Article-201908301844.jpgInternational – Asia and Australasia/Law Firm Mergers
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/anderson-mori-tomotsune-second-japanese-firm-to-form-singapore-alliance-292-69936/
Japan’s Anderson Mori & Tomotsune has formed a formal law alliance in Singapore, becoming the second major Japanese law firm to gain access to local law practice in the city-state.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/midsize-firms-benefit-from-exodus-of-black-attorneys-from-big-law-405-63253/An ‘Exodus’ of Black Attorneys From Big Law Could Be a Boon for Smaller Firmshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629144452/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/midsize-firms-benefit-from-exodus-of-black-attorneys-from-big-law-405-63253/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 13:00:46 ESTLaw.comBen Sealhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/06/Lateral-leave-Article-202006252220.jpgLegal Services/Analysis/Diversity/Law Firm Associates/Law Firms – Large/Law Firms – Mid Size
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/midsize-firms-benefit-from-exodus-of-black-attorneys-from-big-law-405-63253/
“We were told in no uncertain terms that the onus was on the Black associates to claw our way into the inner circles or the all-boys’ clubs,” said one Black associate who left an Am Law 100 firm.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/mintz-picks-up-boies-protege-who-counts-sony-ron-howard-as-clients/Mintz Picks Up Boies Protege Who Counts Sony, Ron Howard as Clientshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629129160/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/mintz-picks-up-boies-protege-who-counts-sony-ron-howard-as-clients/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 00:47:04 ESTLaw.comDavid Thomashttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2018/09/Mintz-new-sign-Article-201809181954.jpgLegal Services/Law Firm Competition/Law Firms – Large/Law Firms – Mid Size/Litigators
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/mintz-picks-up-boies-protege-who-counts-sony-ron-howard-as-clients/
An 18-year veteran of Boies Schiller Flexner, Courtney Rockett was one of the few female equity partners left at the firm. Mintz’s broader platform and services will allow her to grow her client base, she said.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/attorney-accused-of-firebombing-nypd-vehicle-responds-to-supporters-during-arraignment/Attorney Accused of Firebombing NYPD Vehicle Responds to Supporters During Arraignmenthttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629127464/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/attorney-accused-of-firebombing-nypd-vehicle-responds-to-supporters-during-arraignment/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 00:23:14 ESTLaw.comJane Westerhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/06/Urooj-Rahman-Molitov-Cocktail-Article-202006291248.jpgFederal Government/News/Criminal Law/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/attorney-accused-of-firebombing-nypd-vehicle-responds-to-supporters-during-arraignment/
Urooj Rahman, who worked as a tenants’ attorney in Bronx Housing Court before her arrest, pleaded not guilty before U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge Cheryl Pollak of the Eastern District of New York during a brief hearing plagued by background noise, as has become commonplace in virtual court appearances.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/fractured-scotus-ruling-keeps-cfpb-alive-but-gives-more-oversight-to-president/Fractured SCOTUS Ruling Keeps CFPB Alive, But Gives More Oversight to Presidenthttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629127950/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/fractured-scotus-ruling-keeps-cfpb-alive-but-gives-more-oversight-to-president/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 11:09:32 ESTLaw.comMarcia Coylehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/398/2019/09/CFPB-Sign-Article-201909172100.jpgFederal Government/Banking and Finance Laws/Constitutional Law/Consumer Protection/Regulation/Breaking News/Banking & Financial Services/Government/Consumer Protection/U.S. Supreme Court
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/fractured-scotus-ruling-keeps-cfpb-alive-but-gives-more-oversight-to-president/
Justices Elena Kagan, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor agreed with Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. on the severability question but disagreed that the single-director structure was unconstitutional.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/roberts-is-key-vote-as-us-supreme-court-blocks-louisiana-abortion-clinic-law/Roberts Is Key Vote, as US Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana Abortion Clinic Lawhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629120234/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/roberts-is-key-vote-as-us-supreme-court-blocks-louisiana-abortion-clinic-law/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 10:24:37 ESTLaw.comMarcia Coylehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/398/2020/03/Abortion-1-2020-03-Article-202003041009.jpgState and Local Government/Civil Appeals/Constitutional Law/Breaking News/U.S. Supreme Court/District of Columbia/Louisiana
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/roberts-is-key-vote-as-us-supreme-court-blocks-louisiana-abortion-clinic-law/
“The result in this case is controlled by our decision four years ago invalidating a nearly identical Texas law,” wrote Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. in his concurrence in the judgment.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/69904/Why Firms Aren’t Rushing to Reopen; Am Law 100 Firms Failing Women; When Lit Funders and Whistleblowers Link Up: The Morning Minutehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629103840/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/69904/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 06:00:23 ESTLaw.comZack Needleshttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/Morning-Minute-Display-Article-201812171506-1.jpgNews
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/69904/
Here’s the news you need to start your day.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/for-many-firms-client-relations-pros-have-been-the-missing-link-through-the-crisis/For Many Firms, Client Relations Pros Have Been the Missing Link Through the Crisishttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629146276/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/for-many-firms-client-relations-pros-have-been-the-missing-link-through-the-crisis/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 05:00:06 ESTLaw.comBen Sealhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/06/Melissa-Prince-Working-Remote-Article-202006181424.jpgLegal Services/Analysis/Law Firm Client Relationships/Legal Services
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/for-many-firms-client-relations-pros-have-been-the-missing-link-through-the-crisis/
The pandemic has separated clients and lawyers. Client relations professionals are bringing them back together.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/law-com-trendspotter-law-firms-okd-to-reopen-but-arent-hurrying-to-become-test-cases/Law.com Trendspotter: Law Firms OK’d to Reopen, but ‘Aren’t Hurrying to Become Test Cases’https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629087848/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/law-com-trendspotter-law-firms-okd-to-reopen-but-arent-hurrying-to-become-test-cases/Mon, 29 Jun 2020 01:35:13 ESTLaw.comZack Needleshttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/COVID-Repoen-Article-202006290129.jpgAnalysis/COVID-19/Law Firm Management
https://www.law.com/2020/06/29/law-com-trendspotter-law-firms-okd-to-reopen-but-arent-hurrying-to-become-test-cases/
Just because law firms can reopen in some cities, doesn’t mean they are.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/28/morrison-foersters-latin-america-practice-barrels-ahead-1-year-on-292-69882/One Year In, Morrison & Foerster’s Latin America Practice Pushes Ahead Despite Obstacleshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629082880/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/28/morrison-foersters-latin-america-practice-barrels-ahead-1-year-on-292-69882/Sun, 28 Jun 2020 21:00:08 ESTLaw.comAmy Guthriehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/Morrison-Foerster-Article-202006262001.jpgGlobal Law Firms/International – Latin America
https://www.law.com/2020/06/28/morrison-foersters-latin-america-practice-barrels-ahead-1-year-on-292-69882/
Big Law expansion in the region preceded the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn, but lawyers say they are plenty busy.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/28/lawyer-for-trump-sibling-seeking-to-block-publication-of-book-about-presidents-family-relationships-tells-court-time-is-running-out/Lawyer for Trump Sibling Seeking to Block Publication of Book About President’s Family Relationships Tells Court Time Is Running Outhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629080218/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/28/lawyer-for-trump-sibling-seeking-to-block-publication-of-book-about-presidents-family-relationships-tells-court-time-is-running-out/Sun, 28 Jun 2020 15:09:20 ESTLaw.comJane Westerhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/389/2020/06/Charles-Harder-Article-202006251500.jpgFederal Government/News/Constitutional Law/Contractual Disputes/Government/Entertainment, Sports & Media/Contract Litigation/New York
https://www.law.com/2020/06/28/lawyer-for-trump-sibling-seeking-to-block-publication-of-book-about-presidents-family-relationships-tells-court-time-is-running-out/
Attorney Charles Harder wrote that while Mary Trump’s book, “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man,” is set for publication July 28, publishing lead times mean that bookstores and reviewers could receive copies “any day now.”

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/federal-judge-affirms-citys-right-to-bar-confederate-battle-flag-from-parade/Federal Judge Affirms City’s Right to Bar Confederate Battle Flag From Paradehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628902076/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/federal-judge-affirms-citys-right-to-bar-confederate-battle-flag-from-parade/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 18:55:12 ESTLaw.comR. Robin McDonaldhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/404/2020/04/William-Ray-Article-202004011407.jpgState and Local Government/News/Civil Rights/Constitutional Law/Government
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/federal-judge-affirms-citys-right-to-bar-confederate-battle-flag-from-parade/
A Trump appointee ruled the city of Alpharetta was within its rights to stop the Sons of Confederate Veterans from carrying the Confederate battle flag in its annual Old Soldiers Day Parade.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/a-nonbinary-attorneys-journey-i-wanted-to-be-who-i-am-fully-with-people-i-work-with/A Nonbinary Attorney’s Journey: ‘I Wanted to be Who I Am, Fully, With People I Work With.’https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629082244/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/a-nonbinary-attorneys-journey-i-wanted-to-be-who-i-am-fully-with-people-i-work-with/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 18:41:40 ESTLaw.comSamantha Stokeshttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/06/Rafael-Langer-Osuna-Article-202006261818.jpgLegal Services/Q&A/Diversity/Law Firm Hiring/Law Firms – Large/Legal Services/California/Florida
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/a-nonbinary-attorneys-journey-i-wanted-to-be-who-i-am-fully-with-people-i-work-with/
Rafael Langer-Osuna, of Squire Patton Boggs, said a large portion of Big Law is business development. “It’s easier to develop strong relationships with people if you’re comfortable being who you are,” they said.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/roger-stone-gets-2-week-pause-on-prison-time-after-judge-nixes-2-month-request/Roger Stone Gets 2-Week Pause on Prison Time After Judge Nixes 2-Month Requesthttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628899344/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/roger-stone-gets-2-week-pause-on-prison-time-after-judge-nixes-2-month-request/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 18:32:48 ESTLaw.comJacqueline Thomsenhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/398/2019/08/Roger-Stone-Article-201908011537.jpgFederal Government/News/Criminal Law/Government/Judges/District of Columbia/Florida
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/roger-stone-gets-2-week-pause-on-prison-time-after-judge-nixes-2-month-request/
The judge said Stone must remain in home confinement during that time.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/skilled-in-the-art-frankensteins-software-staggers-into-tses-court-ip-laterals-for-morgan-lewis-troygould-caveat-emptor-on-model-jury-instructions/Skilled in the Art: Frankenstein’s Software Staggers Into Tse’s Court + IP Laterals for Morgan Lewis, TroyGould + Caveat Emptor on Model Jury Instructionshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628897696/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/skilled-in-the-art-frankensteins-software-staggers-into-tses-court-ip-laterals-for-morgan-lewis-troygould-caveat-emptor-on-model-jury-instructions/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 18:16:59 ESTLaw.comScott Grahamhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/unnamed-31-1.jpgSkilled in the Art/Technology Media and Telecom/Artificial Intelligence/Automation/Intellectual Property
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/skilled-in-the-art-frankensteins-software-staggers-into-tses-court-ip-laterals-for-morgan-lewis-troygould-caveat-emptor-on-model-jury-instructions/
Amazon.com and Williams-Sonoma throw down over AI software and copyright liability.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/some-in-person-trials-resume-in-state-courts-but-dont-expect-new-jury-trials-anytime-soon-292-69878/Some In-Person Trials Resume in NJ State Courts, but New Jury Trials Are Still Far Offhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629081488/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/some-in-person-trials-resume-in-state-courts-but-dont-expect-new-jury-trials-anytime-soon-292-69878/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 15:54:24 ESTLaw.comCharles Toutanthttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/NJ-Chief-Justice-Stuart-Rabner-Article-202006261530.jpgCourt Administration/COVID-19
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/some-in-person-trials-resume-in-state-courts-but-dont-expect-new-jury-trials-anytime-soon-292-69878/
Phase 3 of the post-pandemic plan will eventually include new jury trials. A judiciary spokeman said that “no dates have been set for the start of Phase 3.”

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/former-texas-gov-rick-perry-sides-with-exoneree-in-fight-for-wrongful-imprisonment-compensation/Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry Sides With Exoneree in Fight for Wrongful Imprisonment Compensationhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629080220/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/former-texas-gov-rick-perry-sides-with-exoneree-in-fight-for-wrongful-imprisonment-compensation/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 15:34:06 ESTLaw.comAngela Morrishttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/401/2020/06/Rick-Perry-Article-202006261432.jpgNews/Civil Appeals/Government/Litigation/Government/Texas
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/former-texas-gov-rick-perry-sides-with-exoneree-in-fight-for-wrongful-imprisonment-compensation/
“The governor recoiled at the prosecutorial misconduct that deprived [Alfred Dewayne Brown] and his lawyers of the exculpatory evidence that would ultimately set him free,” said an amicus letter by former Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/whistleblowers-deal-with-litigation-funder-doesnt-doom-false-claims-case/Whistleblower’s Deal With Litigation Funder Doesn’t Doom False Claims Casehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628884178/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/whistleblowers-deal-with-litigation-funder-doesnt-doom-false-claims-case/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 15:28:20 ESTLaw.comMike Scarcellahttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/398/2020/06/US-Department-of-Justice-Building-Article-202006161629.jpgFederal Government/Health Care/Litigation Funding/Whistleblower Laws/Government/Health Care/Contract Litigation/District of Columbia/Florida
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/whistleblowers-deal-with-litigation-funder-doesnt-doom-false-claims-case/
The federal False Claims Act is silent on whether a whistleblower can enter into a litigation funding agreement. “We decline to interfere in Congress’s legislative prerogatives by engrafting any further limitations onto the statute; that task is appropriately left for Congress,” an Eleventh Circuit panel said in a closely watched case.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/successful-innovation-may-hinge-on-properly-explaining-efficiency-rather-than-tech/Successful Innovation May Hinge on Properly Explaining Efficiency Rather Than Techhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629143124/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/successful-innovation-may-hinge-on-properly-explaining-efficiency-rather-than-tech/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 14:55:11 ESTLaw.comFrank Readyhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/397/2020/06/Innovation-Article-202006261441.jpgLegal Services/Analysis/Innovation/Legal Technology/Legal Services/Technology
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/successful-innovation-may-hinge-on-properly-explaining-efficiency-rather-than-tech/
Attorneys don’t always understand the technologies being deployed within their offices, but it may be an over-reliance on general terms such as “efficiency” that’s the real hurdle to innovation buy-in.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/chicago-lawyers-not-sprinting-back-into-the-office-as-illinois-reopens-further/Chicago Lawyers Not Sprinting Back Into the Office as Illinois Reopens Furtherhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628878434/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/chicago-lawyers-not-sprinting-back-into-the-office-as-illinois-reopens-further/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 14:27:19 ESTLaw.comDavid Thomashttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/06/Illinois-Article-202006261410.jpgLegal Services/News/Law Firm Management/Law Firms – Large/Law Firms – Mid Size
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/chicago-lawyers-not-sprinting-back-into-the-office-as-illinois-reopens-further/
The benefits of working remotely are outweighing the risks the pandemic is presenting, according to several Chicago-based partners.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/microsoft-names-winning-firms-in-legal-innovation-challenge/Microsoft Names Winning Firms in Legal Innovation Challengehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628877990/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/microsoft-names-winning-firms-in-legal-innovation-challenge/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 14:09:30 ESTLaw.comGina Passarella Ciprianihttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/06/Microsoft-Headquarters-Article-202006251240.jpgLegal Services/Technology Media and Telecom/News/General Counsel and In House Counsel/Innovation/Law Department Management/Law Firm Client Relationships/Legal Technology
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/microsoft-names-winning-firms-in-legal-innovation-challenge/
Pitches by K&L Gates and a combo team of Perkins Coie, Greenberg Traurig and Davis Wright Tremaine exemplify the broadening services and skill sets clients expect from their outside providers.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/berkeley-law-announces-fully-remote-fall-due-to-covid-19/Berkeley Law Announces Fully Remote Fall Due to COVID-19https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628875196/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/berkeley-law-announces-fully-remote-fall-due-to-covid-19/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 13:45:40 ESTLaw.comKaren Sloanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/UCB-School-of-Law-Article-202006261317.jpgEducation/News/COVID-19/Legal Education/Education/COVID-19/California
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/berkeley-law-announces-fully-remote-fall-due-to-covid-19/
The law school had hoped to offer a hybrid of in-person and online classes for the fall semester, but concluded that the constraints imposed by the university were too much to overcome.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/pa-judge-blocks-transfer-of-proprietary-dna-info-sought-to-speed-development-of-covid-19-vaccine/Pa. Judge Blocks Transfer of Proprietary DNA Info Sought to Speed Development of COVID-19 Vaccinehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628872720/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/pa-judge-blocks-transfer-of-proprietary-dna-info-sought-to-speed-development-of-covid-19-vaccine/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 13:21:45 ESTLaw.comMax Mitchellhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/402/2020/06/Biopharma-Research-Article-202006261313.jpgPharmaceuticals/News/COVID-19/Intellectual Property/Trade Secrets/Biotech & Pharmaceuticals/COVID-19/Trade Secrets/Pennsylvania/Asia Pacific
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/pa-judge-blocks-transfer-of-proprietary-dna-info-sought-to-speed-development-of-covid-19-vaccine/
Although Inovio contended that the transfer was necessary to develop sufficient quantities of a promising vaccine it already has in the works, Saltz said the notion that public benefit hinged on VGXI immediately transferring trade secret information was speculative.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/fund-of-up-to-630-million-for-jeffrey-epstein-victims-opens/Fund of Up to $630 Million for Jeffrey Epstein Victims Openshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629080222/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/fund-of-up-to-630-million-for-jeffrey-epstein-victims-opens/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 13:02:31 ESTLaw.comJim Mustian and Larry Neumeisterhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/392/2019/11/Jeffrey-Epstein.jpgCases and Courts/News
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/fund-of-up-to-630-million-for-jeffrey-epstein-victims-opens/
The fund’s administrator says late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s estate appears to have “sufficient liquidity to pay the claims” even though well over 70 women may apply.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/concordia-law-will-close-after-transfer-plan-falls-apart/Concordia Law Will Close After Transfer Plan Falls Aparthttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628869016/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/concordia-law-will-close-after-transfer-plan-falls-apart/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 00:21:12 ESTLaw.comKaren Sloanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/concordia_university_law_school_0097-Article-202006261149.jpgEducation/News/Legal Education/Education/Idaho
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/concordia-law-will-close-after-transfer-plan-falls-apart/
The Boise law school is scrambling to help incoming students secure other options and find ways for 145 2Ls and 3Ls to complete their legal studies.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/we-can-create-systemic-change-a-qa-with-cummins-general-counsel-sharon-barner/‘We Can Create Systemic Change’: A Q&A With Cummins General Counsel Sharon Barnerhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628868978/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/we-can-create-systemic-change-a-qa-with-cummins-general-counsel-sharon-barner/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 00:11:14 ESTLaw.comPhillip Bantzhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/390/2020/06/Sharon-Barner.jpgWomen, Influence & Power in Law/News/Q&A/Diversity/General Counsel and In House Counsel/Women in Law/Legal Services
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/we-can-create-systemic-change-a-qa-with-cummins-general-counsel-sharon-barner/
“I know it’s not fair. I know we are tired. But we cannot give up. Our lives and our children’s lives depend on us,” Barner wrote in a recent statement on racial injustice.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/the-entire-aca-thus-must-fall-trumps-doj-demands-at-us-supreme-court/‘The Entire ACA Thus Must Fall,’ Trump’s DOJ Demands at US Supreme Courthttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628860694/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/the-entire-aca-thus-must-fall-trumps-doj-demands-at-us-supreme-court/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 09:01:22 ESTLaw.comMarcia Coylehttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/398/2018/02/Office-of-the-Solicitor-General-Article-201802221659.jpgFederal Government/Health Care/Civil Appeals/Health Care Law/United States Supreme Court/Government/Health Care/U.S. Supreme Court/California/District of Columbia/Texas
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/the-entire-aca-thus-must-fall-trumps-doj-demands-at-us-supreme-court/
Responding to the Trump administration’s move to scrap Obamacare in the middle of a pandemic, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra asserted: “Now is not the time to rip away our best tool to address very real and very deadly health disparities in our communities.”

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/women-of-color-practicing-law-boltons-book-bet-bermans-bright-future-what-you-said/Women of Color Practicing Law, Bolton’s Book Bet, Berman’s Bright Future: What You Saidhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628843092/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/women-of-color-practicing-law-boltons-book-bet-bermans-bright-future-what-you-said/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 06:30:56 ESTLaw.comThomas Phillipshttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/latinx.jpgSlideshow
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/women-of-color-practicing-law-boltons-book-bet-bermans-bright-future-what-you-said/
For some women of color, the list of reasons to leave Big Law is long and detailed. So why stay? What one Latinx woman said about her particular situation,

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/obergefell-turns-five-law-firms-branch-out-lawsuits-get-less-easy-to-bring-in-pa-the-morning-minute/‘Obergefell’ Turns Five; Law Firms Branch Out; Lawsuits Get Less Easy to Bring in Pa.: The Morning Minutehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628841142/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/obergefell-turns-five-law-firms-branch-out-lawsuits-get-less-easy-to-bring-in-pa-the-morning-minute/Fri, 26 Jun 2020 06:00:27 ESTLaw.comZack Needleshttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/Morning-Minute-Display-Article-201812171506-1.jpgNews
https://www.law.com/2020/06/26/obergefell-turns-five-law-firms-branch-out-lawsuits-get-less-easy-to-bring-in-pa-the-morning-minute/
Here’s the news you need to start your day.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/watching-covid-19-cases-spike-texas-firms-rethink-reopening-plans/Watching COVID-19 Cases Spike, Texas Firms Rethink Reopening Planshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629084068/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/watching-covid-19-cases-spike-texas-firms-rethink-reopening-plans/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 20:51:20 ESTLaw.comBrenda Sapino Jeffreyshttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/401/2020/06/Texas-Covid-Dashboard-Article-202006260942.jpgLegal Services/News/Business of Law/Weekend Editor’s Picks/COVID-19/Law Firms – Large/Law Firms – Mid Size/Legal Services/COVID-19/Texas
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/watching-covid-19-cases-spike-texas-firms-rethink-reopening-plans/
As COVID-19 cases rise in Texas, with Susman Godfrey founder Stephen Susman among them, firms in the state are considering walking back their reopening plans. But it would likely take a stay-at-home order to force closures, firm leaders say.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/prevagen-ruling-could-provide-check-on-competitive-field-of-consumer-supplements/Prevagen Ruling Could Provide Check on Competitive Field of Consumer Supplementshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628797816/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/prevagen-ruling-could-provide-check-on-competitive-field-of-consumer-supplements/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 18:17:06 ESTLaw.comMichael A. Morahttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/392/2020/06/Prevagen-Article-202006251243.jpgAdvertising/Food and Drug Act/Litigation/Biotech & Pharmaceuticals/Class Actions/Consumer Protection/California/Florida
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/prevagen-ruling-could-provide-check-on-competitive-field-of-consumer-supplements/
The nationwide settlement could be one of the largest consumer class settlements in the country and might award tens of millions in damages.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/am-law-100-firms-that-are-failing-women/Am Law 100 Firms That Are Failing Womenhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629082280/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/am-law-100-firms-that-are-failing-women/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 17:57:03 ESTLaw.comVivia Chenhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/06/Woman-shocked-phone-Article-202006251658.jpgLegal Services/Commentary/Weekend Editor’s Picks/Law Firm Management/Law Firm Partners/Law Firms – Large/Women in Law/Legal Services
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/am-law-100-firms-that-are-failing-women/
Some major firms have embarrassingly pathetic rates of female equity partners. And we’re naming names.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/minnesota-high-court-mulls-letting-law-grads-bypass-the-bar-exam/Minnesota High Court Mulls Letting Law Grads Bypass the Bar Examhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628794518/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/minnesota-high-court-mulls-letting-law-grads-bypass-the-bar-exam/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 17:40:29 ESTLaw.comKaren Sloanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/State-Capitol-of-Minnesota-Article-202006251420.jpgEducation/News/COVID-19/Legal Education/Education/COVID-19/Minnesota
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/minnesota-high-court-mulls-letting-law-grads-bypass-the-bar-exam/
The court wants to public to weigh in on an emergency diploma privilege, which was requested by recent law grads who say sitting for the exam amid the COVID-19 pandemic is too risky.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/waiver-issue-sinks-dispute-over-whether-pa-s-business-registration-law-establishes-jurisdiction/Waiver Issue Sinks Dispute Over Whether Pa.’s Business Registration Law Establishes Jurisdictionhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628801048/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/waiver-issue-sinks-dispute-over-whether-pa-s-business-registration-law-establishes-jurisdiction/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 17:38:20 ESTLaw.comMax Mitchellhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/402/2020/06/Registering-a-Business-Article-202006251544.jpgNews/Civil Procedure/Business Services/Pennsylvania
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/waiver-issue-sinks-dispute-over-whether-pa-s-business-registration-law-establishes-jurisdiction/
A final decision on the question could impact a broad swath of cases, from contract suits and asbestos dockets, to products liability cases.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/reunited-disgraced-lobbyist-jack-abramoff-leans-on-abbe-lowell-for-defense-again/Reunited: Disgraced Lobbyist Jack Abramoff Leans on Abbe Lowell for Defense Againhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628796252/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/reunited-disgraced-lobbyist-jack-abramoff-leans-on-abbe-lowell-for-defense-again/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 17:18:17 ESTLaw.comRoss Toddhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/403/2020/06/Jack-Abramoff-Article-202006251707.jpgFederal Government/Financial Services and Banking/News/Securities Litigation/Banking & Financial Services/Government/Technology/Securities/California
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/reunited-disgraced-lobbyist-jack-abramoff-leans-on-abbe-lowell-for-defense-again/
Lowell previously represented the super-lobbyist in 2006 when he was sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to fraud, tax evasion and conspiracy charges. On Thursday, federal prosecutors and the SEC announced charges related to a proposed new cryptocurrency.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/eu-nears-agreement-on-rules-for-class-actions-292-69834/EU Nearing Agreement on Rules for Consumer Class Actionshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628810516/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/eu-nears-agreement-on-rules-for-class-actions-292-69834/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 16:51:00 ESTLaw.comAnne Bagameryhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/EU-flags-Article-202006251648.jpgClass Actions/Consumer Protection
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/eu-nears-agreement-on-rules-for-class-actions-292-69834/
The new rules, if approved by European lawmakers, would smooth the way for consumers to file collective lawsuits over mass torts.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/miami-dade-courts-quickly-backtrack-on-easing-covid-19-rules/Miami-Dade Courts Quickly Backtrack on Easing COVID-19 Ruleshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628804202/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/miami-dade-courts-quickly-backtrack-on-easing-covid-19-rules/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 16:32:23 ESTLaw.comCatherine Wilsonhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/392/2020/06/Miami-Dade-Circuit-Court-Article-202006251631.jpgCases and Courts/State and Local Government/News/Free/Court Administration/COVID-19/Litigation/Government/COVID-19/Florida
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/miami-dade-courts-quickly-backtrack-on-easing-covid-19-rules/
Conditions for court appearances called for “limited in-person contact,” but those were withdrawn in favor of making even that “inadvisable.”

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/i-regret-my-error-judge-issues-apology-in-11th-circuit-ruling/‘I Regret My Error:’ Judge Issues Apology in 11th Circuit Rulinghttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628788242/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/i-regret-my-error-judge-issues-apology-in-11th-circuit-ruling/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 16:16:39 ESTLaw.comR. Robin McDonaldhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/404/2020/06/Newsome-Rosenbaum-Article-202006251529.jpgNews/Criminal Appeals/Georgia
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/i-regret-my-error-judge-issues-apology-in-11th-circuit-ruling/
Judge Robin Rosenbaum apologized for a 2015 opinion that a colleague had called “wrong-headed.”

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/qa-lebrons-longtime-attorney-talks-about-more-than-a-vote-initiative-working-with-king-james-and-racial-equality/Q&A: LeBron’s Longtime Attorney Talks About More Than a Vote Initiative, Working With King James and Racial Equalityhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628787956/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/qa-lebrons-longtime-attorney-talks-about-more-than-a-vote-initiative-working-with-king-james-and-racial-equality/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 16:08:27 ESTLaw.comPatrick Smithhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/06/Nance-Fred-Article-202006251558.jpgLegal Services/News/Civil Rights/Election and Political Law/Global Law Firms
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/qa-lebrons-longtime-attorney-talks-about-more-than-a-vote-initiative-working-with-king-james-and-racial-equality/
Frederick Nance has been James’ attorneys since James was a teenager. He says James’ voter suppression counter is poised for big things at just the right time.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/higher-law-reefer-madness-at-main-justice-meet-the-lawyers-in-medmen-investor-settlement-tcpa-class-actions-all-the-calendar-things/Higher Law: Reefer Madness at Main Justice | Meet the Lawyers in MedMen Investor Settlement | TCPA Class Actions | All the Calendar Thingshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628797350/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/higher-law-reefer-madness-at-main-justice-meet-the-lawyers-in-medmen-investor-settlement-tcpa-class-actions-all-the-calendar-things/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 16:00:53 ESTLaw.comCheryl Millerhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/unnamed-5-3.jpgHigher Law/Federal Government/Antitrust/Class Actions/Marijuana
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/higher-law-reefer-madness-at-main-justice-meet-the-lawyers-in-medmen-investor-settlement-tcpa-class-actions-all-the-calendar-things/
Welcome to Higher Law. This week we’re looking at: Alleged antitrust reefer madness at the DOJ Who got the MedMen settlement work Social equity, cannabis and New Jersey’s election TCPA class actions targeting the cannabis industry. Thanks for reading!

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/do-real-men-work-remotely/Do ‘Real Men’ Work Remotely?https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628788246/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/do-real-men-work-remotely/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 15:43:59 ESTLaw.comVivia Chenhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/05/Professional-Parity-Article-202005271401.jpgCommentary/The Careerist/Attorney Work Life Balance/Career Development/Gender Diversity/Legal Services
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/do-real-men-work-remotely/
If managers mandate that lawyers and staff must march back to the office, flexible work arrangements‚ÄĒlong associated with women‚ÄĒwill lose their hard-fought legitimacy won during the pandemic.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/in-pictures-5-years-after-legalized-same-sex-marriage-family-law-shifts-for-couples-not-immune-to-divorce/IN PICTURES: 5 Years After Legalized Same-Sex Marriage, Family Law Shifts for Couples ‘Not Immune to Divorce’https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628796254/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/in-pictures-5-years-after-legalized-same-sex-marriage-family-law-shifts-for-couples-not-immune-to-divorce/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 15:40:06 ESTLaw.comAngela Morrishttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/401/2020/06/Gay-Marriage-SCOTUS-Article-202006251340-5.jpgLegal Services/News/Slideshow/Weekend Editor’s Picks/Family Law
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/in-pictures-5-years-after-legalized-same-sex-marriage-family-law-shifts-for-couples-not-immune-to-divorce/
There are 1,138 legal protections that come with the institution of marriage. Five years ago, before same-sex marriage became legal nationwide,

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/mcguirewoods-jonathan-harmon-is-preparing-for-an-avalanche-of-post-covid-litigation/McGuireWoods’ Jonathan Harmon Is Preparing for an ‘Avalanche’ of Post-Covid Litigationhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628788248/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/mcguirewoods-jonathan-harmon-is-preparing-for-an-avalanche-of-post-covid-litigation/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 15:37:35 ESTLaw.comBen Sealhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/06/Jon-Harmon-Article-202006171244.jpgLegal Services/Q&A/Law Firm Management/Law Firms – Large/Litigation/Legal Services
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/mcguirewoods-jonathan-harmon-is-preparing-for-an-avalanche-of-post-covid-litigation/
“[The pandemic] is a punch in the mouth for everybody, but I see opportunities consistent with what we said we wanted to do,” Harmon says in a Q&A about McGuireWoods’ response to the coronavirus and what comes next.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/out-of-state-law-grads-get-the-green-light-for-september-ny-bar-exam/Out-of-State Law Grads Get the Green Light for September NY Bar Examhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628777304/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/out-of-state-law-grads-get-the-green-light-for-september-ny-bar-exam/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:44:25 ESTLaw.comKaren Sloanhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/Bar-Exam-July-2013_01.jpg-image620x372.jpgEducation/News/COVID-19/Legal Education
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/out-of-state-law-grads-get-the-green-light-for-september-ny-bar-exam/
However, an announcement Wednesday by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo that people coming in from eight other states seeing COVID-19 surges must quarantine for 14 days has opened new questions.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/disruption-we-needed-judiciary-called-to-adopt-transparency-accessibility-reforms-post-pandemic/‘Disruption We Needed’: Judiciary Called to Adopt Transparency, Accessibility Reforms Post-Pandemichttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628796256/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/disruption-we-needed-judiciary-called-to-adopt-transparency-accessibility-reforms-post-pandemic/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:35:25 ESTLaw.comJacqueline Thomsenhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/398/2020/04/US-Capitol-Building-Article-202004031702.jpgNews/Court Administration/COVID-19/Government/Judges/Legal Operations/COVID-19/District of Columbia
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/disruption-we-needed-judiciary-called-to-adopt-transparency-accessibility-reforms-post-pandemic/
“I don’t think we’re ever going back to where we were before,” said Jeremy Fogel, a former trial judge for the Northern District of California and executive director of the Berkeley Judicial Institute.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/dallas-attorney-says-hes-recruited-thousands-of-lawyers-to-help-joe-biden-become-the-next-u-s-president/Dallas Attorney Says He’s Recruited Thousands of Lawyers to Help Joe Biden Become the Next US Presidenthttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628776164/0/law/legal-news/¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/dallas-attorney-says-hes-recruited-thousands-of-lawyers-to-help-joe-biden-become-the-next-u-s-president/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:05:19 ESTLaw.comAngela Morrishttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/401/2020/06/Joe-Biden-Article-202006240927.jpgFederal Government/Q&A/Election and Political Law/Litigators/Government/Legal Services/Texas
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/dallas-attorney-says-hes-recruited-thousands-of-lawyers-to-help-joe-biden-become-the-next-u-s-president/
Dallas attorney Marc Stanley, always an avid Democratic political supporter, is recruiting lawyers to donate money and legal services to help elect presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden as U.S. president.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/labor-of-law-foreign-work-visas-suspended-covid-19-contact-tracing-california-escalate-gig-enforcement-who-got-the-work-mlb-is-back-at-the-us-supreme-court/Labor of Law: Foreign Work Visas Suspended | Covid-19 Contact Tracing | California Escalate Gig Enforcement | Who Got the Work: MLB Is Back (at the US Supreme Court)https://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628779082/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
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Welcome to Labor of Law. On the clock: How Trump’s latest suspension of foreign worker visas could affect the tech industry. Covid-19 contact tracing versus protecting personal privacy. Scroll down for Who Got the Work, and major headlines about the changing workplace in the covid-19 era. Thanks for reading!

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/legal-analytics-and-the-evolving-practice-of-law/Legal Analytics and the Evolving Practice of Lawhttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628764724/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/legal-analytics-and-the-evolving-practice-of-law/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 11:12:22 ESTLaw.comJosh Beckerhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/data_analytics.jpgCommentary/Cybersecurity/Legal Operations/Legal Practice Management/Legal Technology
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While we may use analytics differently in our respective companies, one thing is certain: Legal analytics is the future and it’s time to jump on board.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/recruiter-joe-macrae-dishes-on-hiring-by-zoom-and-what-the-pandemic-has-meant-for-lateral-partner-moves/Recruiter Joe Macrae Dishes on Hiring By Zoom and What the Pandemic Has Meant for Lateral Partner Moveshttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/629146792/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/recruiter-joe-macrae-dishes-on-hiring-by-zoom-and-what-the-pandemic-has-meant-for-lateral-partner-moves/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 08:00:20 ESTLaw.comRoss Toddhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/403/2020/06/Joe-Macrae-Article-202006241618.jpgExecutive Search/Recruitment and Staffing/Q&A/Law Firm Hiring/Law Firm Partners/Legal Services/California
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“If partners in the firms start to see a tranche of firms that are outperforming the average, you could see an additional wave of partner moves,” Macrae says. “In a bull market where all firms are doing well and all boats are rising, it is arguably hard to see a reason to move.”

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/coronavirus-cuts-keep-coming-doj-vs-aca-conversing-about-covid-19-and-courts-the-morning-minute/Coronavirus Cuts Keep Coming; DOJ vs. ACA; Conversing About COVID-19 and Courts: The Morning Minutehttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628737902/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/coronavirus-cuts-keep-coming-doj-vs-aca-conversing-about-covid-19-and-courts-the-morning-minute/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 06:00:51 ESTLaw.comZack Needleshttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/292/2020/06/Morning-Minute-Display-Article-201812171506-1.jpgNews
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Here’s the news you need to start your day.

         

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https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/big-law-branches-out-firm-subsidiaries-want-a-piece-of-the-10b-alsp-market/Big Law Branches Out: Firm Subsidiaries Want a Piece of the $10B ALSP Markethttps://feeds.feedblitz.com/-/628808736/0/law/legal-news/         ]]>
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/big-law-branches-out-firm-subsidiaries-want-a-piece-of-the-10b-alsp-market/Thu, 25 Jun 2020 05:00:56 ESTLaw.comDan Packelhttps://images.law.com/contrib/content/uploads/sites/405/2020/06/Lead-Online-Art-Subsidiaries-Feature.jpgLegal Services/Analysis/Weekend Editor’s Picks/Alternative Service Providers/Global Law Firms/Law Firms – Large/Legal Services
https://www.law.com/2020/06/25/big-law-branches-out-firm-subsidiaries-want-a-piece-of-the-10b-alsp-market/
Faced with an expanding field of competitors, law firms are branching out, forming ancillary businesses that they hope can help them secure a place in the growing market for alternative legal services.

         

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