A Texas law imposing new regulations on abortion clinics fell into Labor Day limbo Monday after a federal appeals court made no response to an urgent plea from the state to let the statute take effect.
The court upped damages to $356.7 million but won't allow Oracle to argue for hypothetical license fees iif it instead opts for a new trial.
The city's proposed plan to emerge from the biggest municipal bankruptcy is fraught with complexities. Among the issues to be argued by several Am Law firms during the six-week trial, which begins Tuesday, is whether securities holders insured by Syncora Guarantee Inc. are getting their fair share.
"That these plaintiffs are left without relief in an American court is regrettable," Judge Shira Scheindlin said, but she was "bound to follow" recent interpretations of the Alien Tort Statute by the U.S. Supreme Court and the Second Circuit "no matter what my personal view of the law may be."
A divided commission last week adopted new rules for credit-rating agencies, stepping up review and disclosure requirements and adding safeguards to prevent sales and marketing considerations from influencing the ratings.
Three U.S. district judges and a U.S. magistrate participated in a roundtable discussion in Dallas, "Patent Law: Best Practices As Seen From The Bench."
Roberta Gelb, president of Chelsea Office Systems, talks about how trends such as cloud computing and bring your own device (BYOD) have law firms realizing the importance of training in the adoption of new technologies.
Eric Turkewitz, of The Turkewitz Law Firm and author of the New York Personal Injury Law Blog, offers dos and don'ts for first-time legal bloggers.
Attorney Daniel Cummins and staff reporter Ben Present discuss the emerging issue of social media law. In this installment, the two discuss the differences between Facebook and Twitter, and whether Twitter posts can be discoverable.
In an era of extreme partisanship, could President Barack Obama get any Supreme Court appointments confirmed?
General Motors Co.'s record recalls has so tainted the brand that every one of its customers has lost money, according to plaintiffs attorneys planning a nationwide class action against GM next month.
A judge has dismissed Proskauer Rose and Greenberg Traurig from a lawsuit that accused the firms, respectively, of aiding a fraudulent scheme involving Facebook shares and a sham real estate transaction.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled that attorney fees may be awarded in Employee Retirement Income Security Act cases under the catalyst theory, which entitles plaintiffs to fees where the pressure of a lawsuit causes a defendant to voluntarily change its conduct.
Trade groups and big companies in the service industry are reluctantly preparing to live with the health mandate.
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