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Utah’s Newly Appointed Solicitor General May Face Court Sanctions, After Intervening In A Class Action.

Utah’s incoming solicitor general got a stern rebuke and a threat of sanctions from a federal magistrate in a matter that had nothing to do…

No Communication, No Privilege

What constitutes a privileged communication? This Today’s General Counsel article considers some of the complexities and the light that may be shed on this question…

Data-Breach Conundrum For In-House Counsel Now Said To Include Potential Personal Liability

A data breach brings with it some of the most difficult calls in-house legal will ever have to make. What happened? How serious is it?…

Was “Build The Wall” GC Asleep At The Wheel?

Four principals of crowdfunding organization “We Build the Wall,” including former Trump compadre and campaign manager Stephen Bannon, have been indicted on fraud charges. We…

Spotlighting In-House Memos, Ninth Circuit Adopts Work-Product Waiver Standard

The Ninth Circuit has issued a decision that for the first time adopted a waiver standard for the work-product doctrine – a standard that is…

Trump Lawyer In WI, Working For Kanye West, Draws An Ethics Complaint

A complaint filed with Wisconsin’s Office of Lawyer Regulation alleges that a long-time Republican attorney is working for both the Trump campaign and the presidential…

A Women-Owned Law Firm’s Perspective

The authors, co-founders of a woman-owned and operated firm, note that while women-owned businesses comprise almost 40 percent of privately owned businesses in the United…

Texas Bar Owners Sue Governor Over Shutdown

A group of Texas bar owners and a trade group, the Texas Bar & Nightclub Alliance, have sued Texas Governor Greg Abbot over his bar…

Caste Discrimination Alleged In Suit v Cisco

Plaintiff California Department of Fair Employment and Housing alleges an unnamed engineer, whom it identifies as a Dalit, suffered repeated acts of discrimination, including lower pay and fewer opportunities, at the hands of two supervising engineers.

MN Climate Lawsuit First To Target Koch

A lawsuit filed by the state of Minnesota names as a defendant, for the first time in the short history of climate change litigation, Koch…

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