How law firms should deal with lawyers who want to take on contentious cases; the US Supreme Court's 'pro business' stance is questioned; and a general counsel hotline helping new in-house lawyers
Too hot to handle – A row over gay marriage in the US has illustrated the fallout that can happen when lawyers take contentious positions. But how should a firm evaluate a partner’s wish to represent a controversial client? Ben Heineman and David Wilkins report
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