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American Lawyer just released its A-List for 2011. American Lawyer created and began releasing the list in 2003 as a way to rank the nation’s major law firms based on a number of factors including revenue per lawyer, attorney diversity,…>read moreNo Comment July 1, 2011
Attorney Christina Ayiotis, an expert in e-discovery and data privacy will head the Data Breaches and Cybersecurity Panel at the Legal Technology Leadership Summit. The Summit will be held September 6th – 8th on Amelia Island in Florida. During her…>read moreNo Comment July 1, 2011
A new judicial rule in New York state changes the way elected judges are assigned cases. Beginning July 15th, an elected judge cannot hear a case where a lawyer, the lawyer’s firm, or their clients have contributed $2,500 or more…>read moreNo Comment June 30, 2011
Paul Ceglia just replaced his council in his Facebook lawsuit, although it is unclear if it was his decision or the firm’s. He replaced DLA Piper, a massive law firm, with Jeffrey Lake (who is most known for representing “Medical…>read moreNo Comment June 30, 2011
A federal judge on Wednesday refused to stop forced medication to Arizona shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner. U.S District Judge Larry Alan Burns said that prison doctors have complete rights to force Loughner for taking psychotropic drugs against his will.…>read moreNo Comment June 30, 2011
Bank of America has recently been the target several lawsuits over its business practices. the settlement is only a small portion of the original principal balance of $424 billion covering 530 trustee. The settlement also includes an additional $5.5 billion…>read moreNo Comment June 30, 2011
Although not a member of the ICC, Justice Minister Jeannot Ahoussou Kouadio of the Ivory Coast, signed an agreement recently that would allow the court to allow an investigation into political violence to proceed in his country. Because the ICC…>read moreNo Comment June 30, 2011
A legislation which required a woman to pass a 24-hour waiting period before undergoing an abortion and also viewing an ultrasound of the fetus was vetoed by North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue. According to her, the legislation extremely interferes with…>read moreNo Comment June 29, 2011
A decade old malpractice claim against Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr is still in the air and if proved Wilmer will have to shell out $214 million in payments to The Medicines Co, a New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company. The…>read moreNo Comment June 29, 2011
The U.S. Justice department which was running without full strength since 2004 in the absence of confirmed top positions has now seen good times with the Senate confirming three high-level positions. Deputy Attorney General James Cole was confirmed 55-42 to…>read moreNo Comment June 29, 2011
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