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For GCs, A Troubling Ruling From Mass. Supreme Court

Following revelations that data-analytics firm Cambridge Analytica had obtained and utilized Facebook users’ data for political-advertising purposes, Facebook commissioned a law firm to do an…

Noted Defense Attorney Murdered. It’s Norway’s First Homicide Of 2021.

The son of a high-profile defense attorney in Norway has been charged with shooting and killing his father. The son’s attorney, in an interview on…

Why A Company Sued Its Own GC For Malpractice

The internecine dispute followed a period of cash flow problems and resulting difficulties in making payroll at the plaintiff finance company. The company then, at…

Alzheimer’s, Or Coverup For Massive Client Ripoff?

Celebrity plaintiff attorney Tom Garardi, who has been accused of running a Ponzi scheme at the expense of clients and litigation funders, is said to…

Privilege Invoked: Shareholders Won’t See Facebook Board Communications

A Facebook institutional shareholder (a state public employee retirement fund) did not like a $5 billion settlement the company negotiated with the Federal Trade Commission.…

Google Street View Cy Pres Settlement Likely Will Stand (Better Than 22 Cents To The Plaintiffs, Said Judge)

In a case that pits Google against a class of around 60 million plaintiffs, a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel signaled “a strong reluctance”…

Epic D&O Insurance Coverage Case Out Of Delaware

Every now and then, writes D&O insurance expert Kevin LaCroix. there is a coverage dispute “so broad that it constitutes a veritable D&O insurance coverage…

Basic Ask For The Tax Lawyer: “Tell Me How Far I Can Go”

New York attorney general Letitia James, closing in on Donald Trump’s real estate business, wants to see a trove of tax-related communications between law firm…

Despite Fox “Retraction,” $2.7B Defamation Lawsuit Will Proceed

Just eight weeks after demanding a retraction for a barrage of allegedly false statements about “vote rigging” and the part the company played in the…

Michigan Governor Wants Four Ex-Trump Attorneys Disbarred

Governor Gretchen Whitmer and two other top elected officials in Michigan are attempting to get four of Trump’s election-fraud attorneys disbarred. Three of those being…