Career Development

Plagiarist Who Filed A DMCA Notice Backdated Her Work, Says Author

A plagiarist managed to spin The Digital Millennial Copyright Act to her advantage by backdating a post, then filing a takedown notice to get the…

At Georgetown Law, An Attack On “The Progressoriat” From A Surprising Source

A professor at Georgetown Law takes on what she calls the Progressoriat, her term for progressive liberals whom she maintains are legitimizing a takeover of…

Delaware Supreme Court Says Fraud Is Insurable

It’s a decision likely to reshape directors and officers (D&O) policies nationwide, says a post from law firm Snell & Wilmer. The alleged breach of…

Facebook Replies To Its 48-State Antitrust Charge

Facing antitrust claims by 48 state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in December, company attorneys met with the editorial board of the cleveland.com/Plain Dealer and…

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…

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…

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…

Privilege Rejected For In-House Lawyer’s Spreadsheet

A Marathon Oil Company in-house lawyer asked a business manager for information related to the company’s producing wells in Oklahoma, and then recorded that information…

An Overlooked Danger From The SolarWinds Hack

We can add “OT systems” to the list of what could be compromised by the SolarWinds cyberattack, and the impact may not be seen for…

Small Firm Lawyer Will Be Trump’s Impeachment Defense Counsel

For his upcoming Senate impeachment trial, Donald Trump has retained a lawyer from a small firm in Columbia, South Carolina. Though not well known nationally,…