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$15M For “Passing Around” An Article, And No Insurance Coverage

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An investment advisory firm that subscribed to a trade publication found its articles so useful it “passed them around,” rather than purchasing subscriptions for […]

Zealous Advocate Caught On Tape Deriding His Own Med Mal Case

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In Orange County, CA., a prominent defense attorney won a medical malpractice case, after successfully casting doubt on the cause of death as listed […]

An Acronym Soup But A Nutritious One From “CISA”

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The Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA),  part of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), “is charged with enhancing the security, resiliency, and reliability of […]

Which Law Schools Do The Pricey Lawyers Come From?

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A study from GradReports and data research company Optimal is said to identify “the top 10 schools that place the greatest percentage of grads […]

Three Ways To Reduce D&O Cyber Risk

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Cyber risks, including the risk of ransomware attacks, are proving to be a direct threat to company officers and directors. D&O lawsuits targeting officials […]

Big Players, Big Promises, At White House Cybersecurity Conference

Some of the biggest players in the digital universe – including Apple, Microsoft and Google’s parent company, Alphabet – attended a White House conference […]

Confidentiality Of Litigation Funders

Confidentiality Of Litigation Funders

U.S. courts in most instances are ruling that information concerning litigation funding is protected work product, according to a recent study conducted by litigation […]

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 […]

“Hack-Back” Legislation May Get Senate Hearing. Critics Are Skeptical.

A bipartisan bill that could lead to private companies being allowed to “hack back” at cyber-attackers has been introduced in the Senate. The draft […]

Nobody Home: What Happens When The Extortionist Goes Dark?

The ransomware organization REvil went dark on July 13, leaving at least one company that had paid a ransom without the decryption key that […]