John Sweeny Jr., the Only Remaining Republican Supreme Court Judge in Manhattan, Calls It Quits After 30-Year Career
Susan DeSantis | July 22, 2019
John Sweeny Jr., who is from Putnam County, was one of 10 Republican judges transported to Manhattan by Republican Gov. George Pataki in a controversial move to bring conservative voices to an appellate court he considered too liberal.
Alaina Lancaster | July 19, 2019
Alameda County Superior Court Judge Winifred Smith found in a tentative ruling that the trial evidence did not support that Monsanto “consciously disregarded a known probable danger” that its Roundup herbicide contained carcinogens, requiring a reduction of damages.
Karen Sloan | July 19, 2019
This week's Ahead of the Curve looks at a new study on the motivations of people with STEM backgrounds who go to law school.
Patrick Smith | July 19, 2019
Tatishvili had her prize money from the 2019 French Open rescinded until partner Javier Rubenstein—a tennis player himself—mounted a successful appeal.
Skilled in the Art: My Injunction Can Beat Your Injunction + FTC Says Competition is Good for 5G + My, What Copyrightable Claws You Have
Scott Graham | July 19, 2019
Nokia appears to have regained the upper hand in its patent dispute with Daimler, and the Federal Trade Commission is dismissive of Qualcomm's and DOJ's nuclear nightmare arguments.
Dan Clark | July 19, 2019
The addition of full-time legal operations employees also shows that majority of companies are making it a full-time job rather than a secondary job for an associate or deputy general counsel.
Sue Reisinger | July 19, 2019
Stefan Simon’s hiring was one of several leadership changes and part of the bank's restructuring effort as it seeks to restore its damaged reputation as well as its flailing financial condition. He will have the title chief administrative officer.
Here's the Video That Could Bring Down Broward Judge Vegina Hawkins: Tape Unsealed as Jurist Suspended
Zach Schlein | July 19, 2019
The high court released the footage shortly after issuing a suspension order against Broward Circuit Judge Vegina 'Gina' T. Hawkins. An investigative panel of the Florida Judicial Qualifications Commission recommended her suspension on Thursday.
Ryan Lovelace | July 19, 2019
Scalia's nomination as Labor secretary doesn't just spell change for the Trump cabinet and the country, but also for Gibson Dunn, and for another Scalia representing employers at Greenberg Traurig.
R. Robin McDonald
The deal includes $77.5 million in attorney fees.
C. Ryan Barber
The prosecution of former Skadden partner Greg Craig in Washington had kicked up a judicial ethics question when the defense team said they wanted to introduce evidence linked to the judge's former law firm.
The emergency petition for writ of mandamus, filed Thursday before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, comes after a firestorm of media publicity this week surrounding a DEA database showing the distribution of opioids.
Special Report / Minds Over Matters: An Examination of Mental Health in the Legal Profession
'Don’t Label Clients as the Problem': General Counsel Respond to Claims They Are at Fault for Mental Health Crisis
By Kristen Rasmussen |July 18, 2019
Prompted by a LinkedIn post by NetApp GC Matt Fawcett, in-house leaders push back on attorneys’ allegations that corporate law departments are to blame for the mental health crisis in the legal profession.
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