Lawyer Ethics

When Does GC “Stewardship” Become Abuse Coverup?

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A list of accused sexual predators within the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in the U.S., was compiled at the request of its […]

Clinical-Trial Fraud Gets DOJ’s Attention

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Speaking at a recent conference, a Department of Justice official warned against the dangerous consequences of clinical-trial fraud and said it’s become an enforcement priority.  […]

Is Clarence Thomas Married To A Conflict Of Interest?

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Writing in the New Yorker, Jane Mayer makes the case without quite stating the conclusion, quoting experts like Bruce Green, a Fordham professor specializing in […]

Don’t Count On Rule Of Law To Keep The U.S. From Falling Apart

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Many first learned of the mathematician and logician Kurt Gödel through a book titled Gödel, Escher, Bach, which was a best seller in its time […]

Unlikely Plaintiffs Challenge Bristol Myers Squibb Vaccine Policy

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Four plaintiffs, all highly-paid professionals, have filed a putative class action against Bristol Myers Squibb, claiming they were wrongfully denied religious exemptions to the company’s […]

What Lisa Monaco Said

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In a speech before an American Bar Association institute on white collar crime, Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco gave what’s widely viewed as a […]

German, Israeli Police Cooperate, As Israel Becomes A Hub Of On-Line Financial Fraud

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At the behest of German authorities, Israeli police raided a call center in Petah Tikvah, Israel, and detained 15 people. Four of them were arrested […]

Sidley Tangled In Conflict Allegation Re Investigation Of LGBTQ Rights Group

The president of the DC-based Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest LGBTQ rights organization, was mentioned a number of times in NY Attorney General Letitia […]

Biographers: He Wasn’t There

Few living adults have had their early career lives more closely scrutinized by scholars than 81-year-old Bob Dylan. One biographer tells Rolling Stone reporter Andy […]

Former GC Of Motion Picture Assoc. Could Get 15 Years

The former general counsel of the Motion Picture Association of America has pled guilty to sexual abuse and blackmail in Washington, D.C., Superior Court…