• 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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  • Why Justice Thomas Sided With The Liberals In A Consumer Case

    On May 28, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Home Depot v. Jackson, and in an unusual configuration Justice Clarence Thomas joined with the liberals, writing the majority opinion. Justice Alito wrote the dissent. The matter...

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  • Bakery Wins Defamation Suit Against Oberlin College

    The day after Donald Trump was elected, three black Oberlin College students entered a family-owned bakery near campus, and one of them tried to buy wine with a fake ID. A white employee suspected that the student...

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  • Pending CA Ammo Law Spurs A Run On Bullets, Lawsuit From The NRA

    A pending law that puts some restrictions on the purchase of ammunition has gun owners stocking up. The law, scheduled to into effect in July, will require buyers to show photo ID and sellers to get the...

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  • Big Payday For GC, But With A Gender Gap

    Average annual salary increased in 2018, with the greatest increases showing up in publicly-traded companies. The highest levels were found in...

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  • Tempers Fraying on Supreme Court

    Things haven’t been this snippy between the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative and liberal factions since the December 2000 ruling that gave George W. Bush the presidency. The conservatives are impatient with the pace of rightward change, while...

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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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  • JP Morgan Settles Parental Leave For Dads Lawsuit

    In the first class action settlement arising from a lawsuit claiming that fathers were denied parental leave benefits because of gender, JPMorgan Chase agreed on May 30 to pay $5 million to a group of male employees....

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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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  • Faster, Cheaper, Smarter: The Future of AI in E-Discovery

    AI found its way into the legal process as part of a complex but still circumscribed function: document review in the context of e-discovery. But this technology has now expanded far beyond document review. In this Today’s...

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