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    High Court Fight Over SEC In-House Judges Heats Up

    A high-profile challenge to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s in-house court intensified in recent days as government lawyers urged the U.S. Supreme Court to give the agency's chair the power to remove administrative law judges,...

    Health Hires: Goodwin, Alston & Bird, Lucas & Mercanti

    So far in February, Alston & Bird LLP lost an FDA-focused attorney to Goodwin Procter LLP and gained a government contracts attorney from Dentons, and intellectual property boutique Lucas & Mercanti LLP announced the arrival of three attorneys...

    Health Hires: Goodwin, Alston & Bird, Lucas & Mercanti

    So far in February, Alston & Bird LLP lost an FDA-focused attorney to Goodwin Procter LLP and gained a government contracts attorney from Dentons, and intellectual property boutique Lucas & Mercanti LLP announced the arrival of three attorneys...

    Texas Justices Revive Law Firm's Fight For Fees

    The Texas Supreme Court sided with Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend LLP on Friday and reversed lower court rulings that the law firm had missed the deadline to pursue a portion of sanctions and fees awarded in a lengthy underlying suit over a...

    Texas Justices Revive Law Firm's Fight For Fees

    The Texas Supreme Court sided with Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend LLP on Friday and reversed lower court rulings that the law firm had missed the deadline to pursue a portion of sanctions and fees awarded in a lengthy underlying suit over a...

    NY Atty, Judge Accused Of Stealing Over $4M From Trusts

    A judge in upstate New York and an attorney have been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $4 million from the family trusts they were responsible for overseeing, the New York state attorney general announced Friday. ...read more

    NY Atty, Judge Accused Of Stealing Over $4M From Trusts

    A judge in upstate New York and an attorney have been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $4 million from the family trusts they were responsible for overseeing, the New York state attorney general announced Friday. ...read more

    DOJ Official Urges Consistency In Tech Antitrust Enforcement

    A top U.S. Department of Justice antitrust official said Friday in a London speech that despite the rapid pace of change in the data and tech landscape, open-minded, evidence-based enforcement remains the crucial ingredient to prevent governments from...

    DOJ Official Urges Consistency In Tech Antitrust Enforcement

    A top U.S. Department of Justice antitrust official said Friday in a London speech that despite the rapid pace of change in the data and tech landscape, open-minded, evidence-based enforcement remains the crucial ingredient to prevent governments from...

    Carriers Accused Of Cashing In On Net Neutrality Rollback

    AT&T and other wireless carriers have ramped up their practice of blocking promotional text message alerts since the Federal Communications Commission repealed so-called net neutrality rules, in an effort to push paid service packages, communications...

    Carriers Accused Of Cashing In On Net Neutrality Rollback

    AT&T and other wireless carriers have ramped up their practice of blocking promotional text message alerts since the Federal Communications Commission repealed so-called net neutrality rules, in an effort to push paid service packages, communications...

    LSAT Administrator Likely In Contempt As Feds Sit Idly By

    A California federal judge said Friday that the Law School Admission Council Inc. was likely in contempt of a consent decree laying out ways it should accommodate disabled test takers, adding it was “astounding” that the federal government...

    LSAT Administrator Likely In Contempt As Feds Sit Idly By

    A California federal judge said Friday that the Law School Admission Council Inc. was likely in contempt of a consent decree laying out ways it should accommodate disabled test takers, adding it was “astounding” that the federal government...

    Illinois Software Exec Pleads Not Guilty In Spoofing Case

    The owner of an Illinois software firm pled not guilty Thursday to conspiracy and spoofing charges stemming from accusations he led efforts to carry out a futures trader’s plan to implement software allowing the trader to create false orders and...

    Illinois Software Exec Pleads Not Guilty In Spoofing Case

    The owner of an Illinois software firm pled not guilty Thursday to conspiracy and spoofing charges stemming from accusations he led efforts to carry out a futures trader’s plan to implement software allowing the trader to create false orders and...

    Judge Sees Ex-Fox Pundit's Side On Failure-To-Hire Claims

    Former Fox News commentator Scottie Nell Hughes did hundreds of unpaid appearances because she wanted a paid job, a Manhattan federal judge observed Friday, hinting that failure-to-hire portions of her harassment, retaliation and rape suit targeting Fox...

    Judge Sees Ex-Fox Pundit's Side On Failure-To-Hire Claims

    Former Fox News commentator Scottie Nell Hughes did hundreds of unpaid appearances because she wanted a paid job, a Manhattan federal judge observed Friday, hinting that failure-to-hire portions of her harassment, retaliation and rape suit targeting Fox...

    Firm Plagiarized Puerto Rico Contract Bid, Dems Claim

    An Atlanta-based, one-person company that failed to deliver over 29 million emergency meals to Puerto Ricans after Hurricane Maria appears to have extensively plagiarized its winning bid to secure a $156 million food supply government contract, Democratic...

    Firm Plagiarized Puerto Rico Contract Bid, Dems Claim

    An Atlanta-based, one-person company that failed to deliver over 29 million emergency meals to Puerto Ricans after Hurricane Maria appears to have extensively plagiarized its winning bid to secure a $156 million food supply government contract, Democratic...

    Germany Refuses To Extradite Traders For SFO Euribor Trial

    German prosecutors said Friday they will not extradite four Deutsche Bank traders to the U.K. to face charges that they manipulated a key European interest rate benchmark. ...read more

    Germany Refuses To Extradite Traders For SFO Euribor Trial

    German prosecutors said Friday they will not extradite four Deutsche Bank traders to the U.K. to face charges that they manipulated a key European interest rate benchmark. ...read more

    Germany Refuses To Extradite Traders For SFO Euribor Trial

    German prosecutors said Friday they will not extradite four Deutsche Bank traders to the U.K. to face charges that they manipulated a key European interest rate benchmark. ...read more

    Fitbit Wants Rival Sanctioned After Beating IP Suit

    A Fitbit Inc. rival should be sanctioned for not conducting the simplest of investigations before claiming Fitbit infringed a patent covering its motion detection technology, the company told a California federal court in a renewed push to have the since...

    Insurer's Liability For Fatal Train Crash Limited To $3.75M

    A Nebraska federal court Friday granted Colony National Insurance a partial summary judgment in its suit with Union Pacific over coverage for a fatal 2006 train crash the railroad blames on a brush-clearing contractor, finding the insurer owes at most...

    Calif. Panel Says Staffing Co. Can't Arbitrate Wage Claims

    The Federal Arbitration Act doesn’t apply to an employment agreement a truck driver signed with a staffing firm that placed him, a California state court ruled Friday, adding that the employer can’t enforce a provision in that contract barring...