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  • Cyber “Advanced Persistent Threats” Lurk Before Striking

    Some of the most insidious and sophisticated cyber attacks against organizations take the form of “Advanced Persistent Threats.” The key to how APTs work is stealth. An initial breach may employ conventional hacking strategies, like phishing or...

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  • Lawyer Gets 5 Years In Porn-Trolling Scam

    One of two former attorneys who orchestrated a porn trolling scheme has received a five-year sentence in federal court in Minnesota. He got a reduced sentence for cooperating in the prosecution of his partner, who got 14...

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  • Alternative Billing Appears To Be Mostly Talk

    Not for lack of encouragement from the corporate clients, but big law firms are not actually doing much alternative billing, according to an analysis from Bloomberg – even though about three out of four of the 100...

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  • Is “The Constitutional Question of the Twenty-First Century” Now Before The Ninth Circuit?

    According to one of the attorneys in the so-called climate kids’ lawsuit the answer is yes, and New Yorker writer Carolyn Kormann appears to be sympathetic. She concludes her article about the case with an excerpt from...

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  • Why Prisons Are Banning Computer Tech Books

    Oregon joins a number of other state in adding a variety of books about computer technology and coding to the list of materials that inmates in its prisons are not allowed to access. In Oregon, titles such...

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  • The Relationship Partner: Planning For A Smooth Transition

    Begin the process years ahead of time and don’t treat it as a simple administrative task, say this article’s co-authors, who come from opposite sides of the table. The act of preparing a succession plan should be...

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  • Women Suing Their Lawyers In Pelvic Mesh Case

    In two separate putative class actions, some of the women who are plaintiffs in one of the largest ever U.S. tort matters are suing their attorneys. In one lawsuit they allege excessive fees, and in another, in...

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  • Survivors Of London High-Rise Fire Are Suing In Philadelphia Court

    Survivors and relatives of victims of the Grenfell Tower high-rise fire in London are suing in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. The fire, in which seventy-two people died, was fed by an updraft blamed on the...

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  • Deal Lawyers Take Note: Allies In Aborted Acquisition Find Their Diligence Wasn’t Privileged

    A third party, claiming it has been maligned, sued the two partners and said it wanted to see their communications leading up to their decision to back out.

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  • A Surge In Legal Malpractice Claims

    Pressure to “do more with less” and contamination by laterals are said to be contributing to a surge in high-stakes legal malpractice claims, as reported in a survey by insurance brokerage Ames & Gough. Laterals can be...

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