lawyer ethics

A Formidable Stable Of Law Firms For DeSantis’ “Culture War”

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Four law firms, including the firm where Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis once worked as a litigator, have received at least $16.7 million to wage […]

Putative Privacy Class Action May Proceed, Says New York Court

A putative class action against fashion designer Louis Vuitton North America Inc. in connection with its website’s eyeglass “Virtual Try-On” feature will continue after […]

The Diciest Of Corporate Governance Issues

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They’ve gotten more expensive and the range of issues spawning them has grown wider, according to a post from law firm Farella Braun+Martel. Alleged […]

DHS Official To In-House Lawyers: Don’t Be “Risk-Averse” About Reporting Cyber Attacks

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Too many in-house counsel yield to an “ingrained, cultural risk aversion” and fail to report cyber attacks, says a senior official with the U.S. […]

State Law And Video Surveillance Of The Workplace

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Employers cite many reasons for subjecting employees to video surveillance. Among them, says a post from the Bradley law firm, are insuring employee safety, […]

Health Care Co, Under Scrutiny For Overbilling, Is Big Donor To State AG

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A healthcare company in the process of settling “Medicaid billing issues” with the state of Georgia has been a major donor to the re-election […]

Missing Inventory Insurance Claims Are On The Rise. Expect Them To Be Challenged.

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A post from Claims Journal observes that businesses stressed by inflation may be more prone to seek coverage where it isn’t warranted – in […]

Spouse Trouble: The Supreme Court’s Lax Recusal Rules

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A post from Politico makes a case that the current ethical rules for the U.S. Supreme Court are woefully deficient, in particular with regard […]

ADA “Shakedown” Lawsuit Dismissed In CA

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A lawsuit filed earlier this year by the district attorneys of Los Angeles and San Francisco accused a San Diego law firm of making […]

Time To End The Taboo On “Worst-Case” Climate Scenarios

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A post in the online publication Inside Climate News suggests it’s time for scientists and others, including politicians and risk managers, to quit walking […]