The New Jersey Law Journal's fifth cyclical survey of New Jersey lawyers about the quality of judging on the state's trial bench. Presented are vicinage-by-vicinage ratings of judges in nine evaluative categories, along with biographies of the judges included.
Our annual look at the state of the profession in Pennsylvania, featuring statistical information on the largest 100 firms, corporate counsel, women and minority firms and our annual managing partners survey, along with analysis of what 2012 may hold.
Elena Kagan was far along in the new Obama administration's vetting process for an important U.S. Justice Department job when she got a call from the White House. That job she was in line to get? Well, the White House wanted her to do something else. Kagan was asked to be the U.S. solicitor general instead and was nominated for the position on Jan. 5, 2009. The rest is history.
John Manning will be the next dean of Harvard Law School. University leaders announced Thursday that Manning, a conservative scholar who has been on the faculty of the Cambridge, Massachusetts, law school since 2004 and served as deputy dean since 2013, will replace outgoing dean Martha Minow on July 1.
The Kushner Cos. engaged in a bit of creative mapmaking to qualify one of its buildings in a booming New Jersey waterfront neighborhood across from Manhattan for a federal visa-for-investment program targeting struggling areas.
Your People, a San Francisco-based company that provides payroll and other services online for businesses, has been fined $1.2 million by New York state regulators for improperly selling insurance products.
Foreign buyers and health care are having big impacts on the South Florida real estate market. In this year's Office Guide special report, Carla Vianna takes an in-depth look at what's going on, where it's happening and who's involved. Also check out the Office Guide Market Profiles for Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.
A significant part of what we do at the Law Journal is to dig for, gather, organize, analyze and—ideally—find insights in data. We present several such projects to the readers over the course of the year in hopes that they will be informative and instructive to you.
It's been three years since the New Jersey Law Journal's last survey of federal practitioners about federal judges in the state. During that relatively short window, the turnover has not been dramatic (with the exception of the bankruptcy bench) but some well-known jurists are no longer in these pages.
Welcome to the 22nd edition of PaLaw: Annual Report on the Legal Profession. Each year we use this magazine to provide a detailed view of the state of the law in Pennsylvania, from one corner of the state (and the profession) to the other. Our aim is to cover all aspects of the law in Pennsylvania, including both the public and private sectors.
This is the Law Journal's seventh cyclical survey of lawyers regarding the quality of New Jersey's trial bench. It is designed to assess the comparative strengths and weaknesses of judges and is intended as both a source of useful feedback for the judges and as a guide for the attorneys who appear before them. As always, the survey has been conducted without the cooperation or endorsement of the judiciary.
The New Jersey Law Journal releases the results of its survey of federal court practitioners about the district, magistrate and bankruptcy judges of the District of New Jersey. Judges are rated in nine performance categories, including substantive knowledge, case management, speed of decision making and fairness and demeanor.
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