"When lawyers fight, it gets ugly pretty fast, particularly when the lawyers proceed with representing themselves," Swartz Campbell's Candidus Dougherty said. "The human reality is you want to tell people … what's been going on with your life and to tell it from your perspective, but that might not be appropriate under the conduct rules."
In a 5-4 decision in Bittner v. United States, the Supreme Court held that the $10,000 per violation non-willful FBAR penalty, contained in 31 USC § 5321, applies only to each FBAR and not to each account listed in that FBAR.
The December 2022 decision of 'New England Systems, Inc. v. Citizens Insurance Company of America' used the term "impairment" in the business interruption coverage section of a cyber-risk policy, to potentially broaden the scope of business interruption coverage well beyond its prior interpretations.
After being canceled for the last three years due to COVID-19, the state bar's Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee will hold a "Brunch for Bars" event on April 30, bringing "legal professionals from diverse backgrounds together to network, collaborate, and enjoy some fellowship."
The Georgia statute defining domestic terrorism has become so expansive, and its use so far-flung, that many have been left wondering whether the statute actually encompasses conduct by environmental activists.
The case, a continuation of years of vicious litigation warfare between (and sometimes among) the plaintiffs and the defendants, has culminated in a court decision that could wreak havoc on the hundreds of "mixed-use" developments built beginning in the mid-2000s.