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    Critics Left & Right Blast Session’s Call For Asset Seizure

    Attorney General Jeff Session’s announcement that the Justice Department will again embrace the policy known as civil forfeiture, rolling back Obama-administration reforms, has unleashed a flurry of criticism from both ends of the political spectrum. Civil forfeiture, says...

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    Quinn Emanuel and FHFA Won Big

    In 2010, two Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan litigators went to Washington, and proposed something radical to officials at the Federal Housing Finance Agency – hire Quinn Emanuel to sue the banks that sold bad paper in the...

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    Administrative Review Council Adds Value to Arbitration

    Sometimes parties to an arbitration have disagreements about administrative matters pertaining to the arbitration itself, such as whether the filing requirements have been met by the claimant, or how the arbitrators will be selected. The arbitral institutions...

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    Will Trump Kneecap The EPA?

    “What they do is a disgrace,” he once told Fox News, and his appointee as EPA administrator was the attorney general of Oklahoma, Scott Pruitt, who cemented a reputation as one of the most outspoken opponents of...

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    Husband Of Linklaters Attorney Snared In Insider Trading Case

    The man, an MIT researcher, is said by the SEC to have googled such terms “how sec detect unusual trade” and “insider trading in an international account” before carrying out trades that netted about $120K, based on...

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    Are Cyber Insurers Ready For The Big One?

    If you could take all the angst that companies periodically feel about cyber attacks and bottle it, you would have what the cyber insurance carriers are now having to deal with all the time, without knowing quite...

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    Non-Practicing Entity Socked With Legal Fees Again

    A Florida court has asked Shipping & Transit LLC to pay Lensdiscounters.com’s legal costs. This is the second time in a week that a Shipping & Transit patent litigation suit has been deemed “exceptional” for the purpose...

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    A Flurry Of Talcum Powder-Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits

    Nationwide, more than two thousand lawsuits are trying to make the case that repeated dusting with talcum powder is a cause of ovarian cancer. In a notably plaintiff-friendly state court in St. Louis, Missouri, plaintiffs have been...

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    No More Enrons: Why DOJ Doesn’t Prosecute Executives

    Many critics have assumed that after the financial crisis of 2008, despite overwhelming evidence of fraud, there was a conscious decision to back off on prosecuting executives – possibly because of the influence of Wall Street in the...

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    McMansion Suit Won’t Happen

    Electronic Frontier, a legal advocacy group that defends digital privacy, has backed down real estate company Zillow. The developer was threatening legal action against blog author Kate Wagner, whose blog McMansionHell.com features biting critiques of lavish, over-sized...

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