After a historic ruling that makes Detroit the largest U.S. municipality ever to declare itself legally insolvent, more than a dozen Am Law 200 firms will continue to rack up fees as the city seeks to restructure roughly $18 billion in long-term debt.
The justices on Tuesday considered the issue of federal preemption under the Airline Deregulation Act in a suit brought by a man who was terminated from Northwest Airlines' frequent flyer program because he allegedly abused his membership by complaining too much.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday heard arguments in two cases about warrantless tracking, a procedure fraught with uncertainty in the wake of a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that held such GPS uses are Fourth Amendment searches.
The American Lawyer's 11th annual survey of The Am Law 200's ruling elite reveals that, amid a languid recovery and threats to their business model, law firm leaders now measure progress in small steps.
Pouncing on Samsung Electronics Corp. and Quinn Emanuel for spilling its business secrets, Nokia Corp. has proposed a price for the offense: $50,000 a day until it's fixed. Samsung faces a hearing on the matter next week.
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