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The four unnamed women of varying ages alleged in their suit that the disgraced media mogul was able to isolate them fro...
05/29/2020
Harvey Weinstein Hit With New Rape Allegations In New York - Law360

The four unnamed women of varying ages alleged in their suit that the disgraced media mogul was able to isolate them from their friends and peers to sexually harass and assault them under the pretense of helping to advance their careers. https://www.law360.com/articles/1277696

Four more women on Thursday accused convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein of using his power in the entertainment industry, threats and physical force...

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday urging the FCC to regulate big tech platforms, inflaming a lon...
05/29/2020
White House Order To Tackle Twitter Bias On Shaky Ground - Law360

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday urging the FCC to regulate big tech platforms, inflaming a long-simmering debate over the agency's authority to police internet content. https://www.law360.com/articles/1277618/white-house-order-to-tackle-twitter-bias-on-shaky-ground

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday urging the Federal Communications Commission to regulate big tech platforms, inflaming a long-simmering debate over the agency's authority to police internet content.

The scrubbed votes mean there is no end in sight to a two-month lapse of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act spy power...
05/28/2020
Trump Tweets Kill Bipartisan FISA Surveillance Bill - Law360

The scrubbed votes mean there is no end in sight to a two-month lapse of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act spy powers that expired in March. The about-face came after months of bipartisan negotiations that included the Trump administration. https://www.law360.com/articles/1276813/trump-tweets-kill-bipartisan-fisa-surveillance-bill

House Democratic leaders on Thursday canceled votes to reauthorize lapsed national security surveillance powers with some changes meant to prevent abuses, dropping a previously bipartisan bill after President Donald Trump tweeted that Republicans should oppose it.

Federal court filings in many practice areas saw declines last month as the legal system continues to grapple with the e...
05/28/2020

Federal court filings in many practice areas saw declines last month as the legal system continues to grapple with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, with tax and copyright cases experiencing the most dramatic drops. https://www.law360.com/articles/1277262

Latham & Watkins was booted from a $33 billion lawsuit because it had "unfettered access" to information crucial to a de...
05/28/2020

Latham & Watkins was booted from a $33 billion lawsuit because it had "unfettered access" to information crucial to a defense contractor's claims that the government favored a competitor with a spotty record for a defense deal. https://www.law360.com/articles/1277268

Arizona's attorney general is accusing Google of defrauding users about their privacy while targeting them with a "sweep...
05/28/2020

Arizona's attorney general is accusing Google of defrauding users about their privacy while targeting them with a "sweeping surveillance apparatus." https://www.law360.com/articles/1277546

A coalition of more than 20 states and local governments led by California challenged the Trump administration's new gre...
05/28/2020

A coalition of more than 20 states and local governments led by California challenged the Trump administration's new greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards in the D.C. Circuit. https://www.law360.com/articles/1277148

Some remote areas of Michigan are more than a seven-hour drive through vast expanses of national forest from the state's...
05/27/2020
Varnum Partner Flies High For COVID-19 Relief - Law360

Some remote areas of Michigan are more than a seven-hour drive through vast expanses of national forest from the state's capital, where COVID-19 testing kits are being distributed. One partner at Vallum dedicated his time and skills as an amateur pilot to help distribute kits to remote areas. https://www.law360.com/articles/1276886

Some remote areas of Michigan are more than a seven-hour drive through vast expanses of national forest from the state's capital, where COVID-19 testing kits are being distributed, making the delivery and retrieval of the kits a major logistical challenge for the Michigan State Police.

The U.S. Department of Labor has finalized regulations covering pay and overtime issues and the labor secretary's power ...
05/27/2020

The U.S. Department of Labor has finalized regulations covering pay and overtime issues and the labor secretary's power to review administrative decisions, looking to lock in key rules before they become fair game for the next Congress to rescind. https://www.law360.com/articles/1276237

States monitoring scaled-back Memorial Day weekend festivities resulted in crowd-limit violations in some places, signal...
05/27/2020

States monitoring scaled-back Memorial Day weekend festivities resulted in crowd-limit violations in some places, signaling challenges ahead. Here's a breakdown of some COVID-19-related state measures from the past week. https://www.law360.com/articles/1276833

Pay cuts have swept through law firms in response to the pandemic. While reductions in pay for highly compensated attorn...
05/27/2020

Pay cuts have swept through law firms in response to the pandemic. While reductions in pay for highly compensated attorneys may not sound like a huge deal, financial advisers say failing to adapt is the biggest mistake that attorneys could make right now. https://www.law360.com/articles/1275669

As the showdown between Michael Flynn and a federal judge heats up, the president's former national security adviser has...
05/27/2020

As the showdown between Michael Flynn and a federal judge heats up, the president's former national security adviser has invoked the words of an unlikely source — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — to support his bid to escape prosecution. https://www.law360.com/articles/1276382

House Republicans sued Speaker Nancy Pelosi, escalating their fight against a Democratic rule change earlier this month ...
05/27/2020

House Republicans sued Speaker Nancy Pelosi, escalating their fight against a Democratic rule change earlier this month that lets lawmakers cast votes for up to 10 colleagues during the coronavirus pandemic. https://www.law360.com/articles/1277094

The watchdog for Health and Human Services warned against threats to the independence of inspectors general, and the for...
05/27/2020

The watchdog for Health and Human Services warned against threats to the independence of inspectors general, and the former leader of the HHS Office of Inspector General defended his successor's investigative work on COVID-19 in an interview with Law360. https://www.law360.com/articles/1276731

The increased cybercrime threat during the COVID-19 pandemic has put added pressure on law firms — potential treasure tr...
05/26/2020

The increased cybercrime threat during the COVID-19 pandemic has put added pressure on law firms — potential treasure troves of sensitive information — to be more upfront with clients about data security problems. https://www.law360.com/articles/1276007

BREAKING: Chevron and other fossil fuel companies may have to face suits by California cities and counties seeking clima...
05/26/2020

BREAKING: Chevron and other fossil fuel companies may have to face suits by California cities and counties seeking climate change-related infrastructure damages in state court after the Ninth Circuit said that the cases don't raise issues of federal law. https://www.law360.com/articles/1276826

Law360 is honoring 10 attorneys as Titans of the Plaintiffs Bar: firm leaders, mentors, parents and active members of th...
05/26/2020

Law360 is honoring 10 attorneys as Titans of the Plaintiffs Bar: firm leaders, mentors, parents and active members of their communities who advance causes from voting rights to gender equality in the legal world. https://www.law360.com/articles/1255208

Germany's highest civil court has ruled that Volkswagen must reimburse a car owner for the cost of a vehicle fitted with...
05/26/2020

Germany's highest civil court has ruled that Volkswagen must reimburse a car owner for the cost of a vehicle fitted with emissions-cheating software, in a landmark case that will pave the way for tens of thousands of similar lawsuits. https://www.law360.com/articles/1276604

As employers in many parts of the country get back to business, workers are pondering tough questions, including whether...
05/26/2020

As employers in many parts of the country get back to business, workers are pondering tough questions, including whether they can refuse to work if they feel unsafe and what happens to their unemployment benefits if they do. https://www.law360.com/articles/1274715

The necessary migration to virtual shareholder meetings could erode some of the traditional opposition to online formats...
05/22/2020

The necessary migration to virtual shareholder meetings could erode some of the traditional opposition to online formats, but attorneys say widespread adoption in the future isn't inevitable. https://www.law360.com/articles/1276267

Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband formally pled guilty in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions case after maintain...
05/22/2020

Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband formally pled guilty in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions case after maintaining their innocence for more than a year. https://www.law360.com/articles/1276185

A new U.S. Patent and Trademark Office program will prioritize the examination of COVID-19-related patent applications, ...
05/22/2020

A new U.S. Patent and Trademark Office program will prioritize the examination of COVID-19-related patent applications, and while it could result in patents issuing very quickly, applicants need to make sure the program makes sense for their inventions. https://www.law360.com/articles/1274659

The BigLaw bill for legal malpractice insurance, already riding an upward trend in commercial coverage rates, is expecte...
05/22/2020

The BigLaw bill for legal malpractice insurance, already riding an upward trend in commercial coverage rates, is expected to head even higher amid an expected onslaught of pandemic-era disputes with attorneys. https://www.law360.com/articles/1275830

Labor unions have been inundated with calls for help from nonunion workers fearful of contracting the coronavirus on the...
05/22/2020

Labor unions have been inundated with calls for help from nonunion workers fearful of contracting the coronavirus on the job, setting the stage for a wave of organizing following decades of declining union membership. https://www.law360.com/articles/1275483

He's quiet, conservative and controversial. But what do we really know about Justice Clarence Thomas? This week, Law360'...
05/22/2020

He's quiet, conservative and controversial. But what do we really know about Justice Clarence Thomas? This week, Law360's The Term podcast reviews a new documentary on the enigmatic justice. http://ow.ly/KK5P50zNHjs

The federal government asked the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold two decisions tossing environmental groups' efforts to hal...
05/22/2020

The federal government asked the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold two decisions tossing environmental groups' efforts to halt construction of the Trump administration's southern border wall. https://www.law360.com/articles/1276073

Nigeria's $1 billion lawsuit against Royal Dutch Shell and Italian oil giant Eni over alleged bribery in a massive 2011 ...
05/22/2020

Nigeria's $1 billion lawsuit against Royal Dutch Shell and Italian oil giant Eni over alleged bribery in a massive 2011 deal cannot go ahead in England. https://www.law360.com/articles/1276184

The U.S. Copyright Office on Thursday called for changes to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that governs how websit...
05/21/2020
Copyright Office Says DMCA Has 'Tilted Askew' - Law360

The U.S. Copyright Office on Thursday called for changes to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that governs how websites like YouTube police online infringement, saying the system has "tilted askew" in favor of tech companies. https://www.law360.com/articles/1275893

The U.S. Copyright Office on Thursday called for changes to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act that governs how websites like YouTube police...

Women justices participating in the U.S. Supreme Court's first-ever teleconference hearings were interrupted significant...
05/21/2020

Women justices participating in the U.S. Supreme Court's first-ever teleconference hearings were interrupted significantly more often than their male colleagues and were given less overall speaking time, according to a report. https://www.law360.com/articles/1275656

The U.S. Bureau of Prisons has decided that President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen won't have to serve the...
05/21/2020

The U.S. Bureau of Prisons has decided that President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen won't have to serve the rest of his three-year prison sentence behind bars due to concerns related to COVID-19. https://www.law360.com/articles/1275749

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has denied hemp farmers initial access to $19 billion in emergency coronavirus aid, t...
05/21/2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has denied hemp farmers initial access to $19 billion in emergency coronavirus aid, though the agency said the crop could become eligible if its price is severely impacted by the pandemic. https://www.law360.com/articles/1275558

As the COVID-19-stricken greater New York City area inches toward reopening, workers at federal courthouses are readying...
05/21/2020

As the COVID-19-stricken greater New York City area inches toward reopening, workers at federal courthouses are readying a transformation that will include social distancing, controlled access and clear barriers to shield workers and trial witnesses. https://www.law360.com/articles/1275480

Apple and Google released software that could allow governments across the globe to help track the spread of COVID-19 wi...
05/21/2020

Apple and Google released software that could allow governments across the globe to help track the spread of COVID-19 with smartphone apps that would alert users who come in close contact with someone who tested positive for the novel coronavirus. https://www.law360.com/articles/1275597

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