CAUTIONARY TALE? What’s gone awry at CKR Law, the global firm that grew rapidly and is now struggling to pay partners and taking steps to right-size? The firm, founded five years ago in New York, says speedy expansion is not the culprit, but as Christine Simmons reports, CKR, which lists about 200 lawyers on its website and boasts at least 50 locations on five continents, announced the addition of about 58 lawyers in 2018 alone.

DOUBLE TROUBLE - State lawmakers in New York are expected to give final passage to a bill today that would allow state prosecutors, including NY Attorney General Letitia James, to bring charges against those pardoned by President Trump. The measure then will head to the desk of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has previously signaled support for the legislation.

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