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The maturation of the cannabis industry has led to a predictable uptick in litigation, but the body of cannabis case law...
12/28/2019

The maturation of the cannabis industry has led to a predictable uptick in litigation, but the body of cannabis case law is still very much in its infancy. Check out some of the most significant cannabis law developments of 2019. http://ow.ly/AlLH50xGTha

Uncertainty was the only constant in U.K. insurance litigation in 2019. Here's a look at 6 significant cases from the la...
12/27/2019

Uncertainty was the only constant in U.K. insurance litigation in 2019. Here's a look at 6 significant cases from the last year: http://ow.ly/lg1w50xGSOM

The eyes of the nation were on trials in 2019, from Oklahoma's $465 million win against Johnson & Johnson as the first s...
12/26/2019

The eyes of the nation were on trials in 2019, from Oklahoma's $465 million win against Johnson & Johnson as the first state to hold a drugmaker liable for the opioid crisis to Trump confidant Roger Stone's conviction for lying to Congress: http://ow.ly/MtUd50xGSuq

Over the past 10 years, the U.S. Supreme Court has profoundly shaped American health care via major decisions. Here's a ...
12/25/2019

Over the past 10 years, the U.S. Supreme Court has profoundly shaped American health care via major decisions. Here's a look back at a decade's worth of health and life sciences at the high court: http://ow.ly/g6rU50xGSoE

In a banner year for judicial confirmations, senators in 2019 signed off on 20 circuit judges and 80 district judges as ...
12/24/2019

In a banner year for judicial confirmations, senators in 2019 signed off on 20 circuit judges and 80 district judges as President Donald Trump clinched his 185th appointment. These are the 7 most divisive confirmations of 2019: http://ow.ly/AsCn50xGSdh

Those in Delaware's legal community can reflect on yet another busy year marked with numerous high-stakes corporate case...
12/23/2019

Those in Delaware's legal community can reflect on yet another busy year marked with numerous high-stakes corporate cases during what will be remembered as a transitional period given the departure of one of the state's most prominent legal figures. http://ow.ly/OVhp50xGRNq

As the decade comes to a close, Law360's Pro Say podcast is looking back at all that happened in the legal world during ...
12/23/2019

As the decade comes to a close, Law360's Pro Say podcast is looking back at all that happened in the legal world during the 2010s and breaking down how much the industry changed. http://ow.ly/UKJI50xGNUR

The suit against Exxon Mobil in New York was the first centered on a fossil fuel company's knowledge of climate change a...
12/23/2019

The suit against Exxon Mobil in New York was the first centered on a fossil fuel company's knowledge of climate change and its business impacts, but other courts will likely take notice as similar claims are asserted, say attorneys at Goldberg Segalla. http://ow.ly/eRFL50xGMNS

Over the past 10 years, the U.S. Supreme Court has profoundly shaped American health care via major decisions. Law360 ex...
12/20/2019

Over the past 10 years, the U.S. Supreme Court has profoundly shaped American health care via major decisions. Law360 explains the fallout of the decade's biggest health and life sciences rulings. http://ow.ly/MU7v50xFyIH

The maturation of the cannabis industry has led to a predictable uptick in litigation as business deals have fallen apar...
12/20/2019

The maturation of the cannabis industry has led to a predictable uptick in litigation as business deals have fallen apart, employees have asserted their rights, and diverging federal and state policies on marijuana have come into conflict. http://ow.ly/iMXf50xFxu6

Over the past year, judges injected bits of levity and creativity in their otherwise serious work, quipping about that l...
12/20/2019

Over the past year, judges injected bits of levity and creativity in their otherwise serious work, quipping about that last "Games of Thrones" season or quoting the Bard. Here's some of the best poetry, zingers and pop-culture references: http://ow.ly/y48l50xFxd2

2019 was rife with headline-grabbing white collar cases, even while prosecutors suffered defeat in some of their most co...
12/20/2019

2019 was rife with headline-grabbing white collar cases, even while prosecutors suffered defeat in some of their most complicated fraud trials. http://ow.ly/MeDx50xFvvR

2019 proved to be a landmark year for some major cases in Massachusetts courts, from first-of-their-kind prosecutions to...
12/20/2019

2019 proved to be a landmark year for some major cases in Massachusetts courts, from first-of-their-kind prosecutions to an affirmative action decision that could wind up before the U.S. Supreme Court. http://ow.ly/juH450xFuMu

Even as the overall percentage of attorneys of color within U.S. law firms has gone up, the proportion of African Americ...
12/20/2019

Even as the overall percentage of attorneys of color within U.S. law firms has gone up, the proportion of African American associates is about the same today as it was 10 years ago. http://ow.ly/pGpV50xFptL

Israeli binary options broker Lee Elbaz was sentenced to 22 years behind bars Thursday for her role in a $145 million Is...
12/19/2019
Binary Options Boss Gets 22 Years For $145M Fraud - Law360

Israeli binary options broker Lee Elbaz was sentenced to 22 years behind bars Thursday for her role in a $145 million Israel-based investment fraud that targeted overseas investors. http://ow.ly/4Vwx50xEBEK

Israeli binary options broker Lee Elbaz was sentenced to 22 years behind bars Thursday for her role in a $145 million Israel-based investment fraud...

On June 18, Facebook announced its plan to reach a global unbanked population of 1.7 billion with a digital currency cal...
12/19/2019
A Timeline Of Libra's Bumpy 2019 - Law360

On June 18, Facebook announced its plan to reach a global unbanked population of 1.7 billion with a digital currency called Libra. Here's a complete timeline of the difficulties its faced this year: http://ow.ly/8GVh50xEBz8

In May 2018, months after Bitcoin's precipitous price explosion and subsequent crash put a spotlight on cryptocurrency, grumblings about a new...

Federal labor agencies spent the bulk of 2019 polishing a slew of regulations that have been at the top of the Trump adm...
12/19/2019
5 Top Labor And Employment Laws & Regs From 2019 - Law360

Federal labor agencies spent the bulk of 2019 polishing a slew of regulations that have been at the top of the Trump administration's to-do list. Here, experts discuss five laws and regulations that made waves over the past year. http://ow.ly/HNAM50xEygD

Federal labor agencies spent the bulk of 2019 polishing a slew of regulations that have been at the top of the Trump administration's to-do list,...

2019 saw a number of key federal court rulings on the Trump administration's immigration agenda, with some judges giving...
12/19/2019

2019 saw a number of key federal court rulings on the Trump administration's immigration agenda, with some judges giving the president's restrictionist policies the green light and others halting the measures in their tracks. http://ow.ly/f20v50xEs49

As in 2018, China and the U.S. closed out the year with a truce they hope will ease a deepening trade rift, but the path...
12/19/2019

As in 2018, China and the U.S. closed out the year with a truce they hope will ease a deepening trade rift, but the path forward remains murky. http://ow.ly/dQnx50xEqqY

BREAKING: The Senate voted to approve the first half of a government spending deal that includes tax legislation that el...
12/19/2019

BREAKING: The Senate voted to approve the first half of a government spending deal that includes tax legislation that eliminates several health care taxes, extends temporary individual and business tax provisions, and more. http://ow.ly/6OTp50xEscD

In 2019, Federal Circuit grappled with patent eligibility and the constitutionality of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board...
12/19/2019

In 2019, Federal Circuit grappled with patent eligibility and the constitutionality of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. With the year winding down, here are 6 patent rulings you need to know. http://ow.ly/UcXl50xEoBB

Congressional action has rendered the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate unconstitutional, a split Fifth Circuit p...
12/19/2019

Congressional action has rendered the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate unconstitutional, a split Fifth Circuit panel ruled. http://ow.ly/RqU050xEfrv

The U.S. Copyright Office said Wednesday that it has tapped its policy and international affairs director to temporarily...
12/19/2019
Copyright Office Names Policy Director As Acting Head - Law360

The U.S. Copyright Office said Wednesday that it has tapped its policy and international affairs director to temporarily lead the agency in January after its current director leaves the post to join the Motion Picture Association as global general counsel. http://ow.ly/AVFD50xDGwf

The U.S. Copyright Office said Wednesday that it has tapped its policy and international affairs director to temporarily lead the agency in January...

Mercedes-Benz will pay $13 million and another $7 million fine if it does not comply with the terms of the settlement, w...
12/18/2019
Mercedes Reaches $20M Deal With NHTSA Over Recalls - Law360

Mercedes-Benz will pay $13 million and another $7 million fine if it does not comply with the terms of the settlement, which requires the German automaker to meet with the regulator to discuss how it conducts recalls. http://ow.ly/Lbla50xDHrP

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Wednesday that it had reached a $20 million deal with Mercedes-Benz USA to end its yearlong...

President Donald Trump on Wednesday picked a Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP partner to join the bench of the Northern ...
12/18/2019
Bradley Arant Partner Leads Trump's Latest Judicial Picks - Law360

President Donald Trump on Wednesday picked a Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP partner to join the bench of the Northern District of Alabama and the U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia for a trial judge's seat in that district. https://www.law360.com/articles/1229446/bradley-arant-partner-leads-trump-s-latest-judicial-picks

President Donald Trump on Wednesday picked a Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP partner to join the bench of the Northern District of Alabama and the...

Jonathan Skeeters, managing partner of Bradley Arant, spoke with Law360 about his vision for the law firm’s future, how ...
12/18/2019
Law Firm Leaders: Bradley Arant's Jonathan Skeeters - Law360

Jonathan Skeeters, managing partner of Bradley Arant, spoke with Law360 about his vision for the law firm’s future, how the firm is working to make use of technology to benefit clients, and the qualities he looks for in a lateral partner hire. https://www.law360.com/articles/1229197

Jonathan Skeeters took up the role of managing partner at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in September 2018. Since then the law firm has revised its...

In a record-breaking year for total U.S. law firm combinations, blockbuster merger announcements were few and far betwee...
12/18/2019

In a record-breaking year for total U.S. law firm combinations, blockbuster merger announcements were few and far between. But experts say a slew of firms expressed interest, which could mean merger madness at the top end of the market in 2020. http://ow.ly/Cr7l50xDuVX

Pacific Gas and Electric won approval for its $13.5 billion settlement with wildfire victims on the same day it announce...
12/18/2019

Pacific Gas and Electric won approval for its $13.5 billion settlement with wildfire victims on the same day it announced a $1.68 billion settlement with the California Public Utilities Commission. http://ow.ly/tBPa50xDhOv

BREAKING: The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider whether an unauthorized immigrant can qualify for deportation relief...
12/18/2019

BREAKING: The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider whether an unauthorized immigrant can qualify for deportation relief following a state conviction when it's unclear if the offense bars such relief under federal immigration law. http://ow.ly/Djhf50xDiLT

National labor and employment law firm Fisher Phillips announced Tuesday that it is acquiring a 13-attorney law firm nea...
12/17/2019
Labor Giant Fisher Phillips Acquires Michigan Boutique - Law360

National labor and employment law firm Fisher Phillips announced Tuesday that it is acquiring a 13-attorney law firm near Detroit as part of a recent growth spurt in which the firm has acquired two boutiques and established two new offices in 2019. http://ow.ly/5oRX50xCCLB

National labor and employment law firm Fisher Phillips announced Tuesday that it is acquiring a 13-attorney law firm near Detroit as part of a recent growth spurt in which the firm has acquired two boutiques and established two new offices in 2019.

The U.S. Supreme Court often dominates legal news headlines, but some state and appellate court decisions have even bigg...
12/17/2019
The Other Access To Justice Rulings That Mattered In 2019 - Law360

The U.S. Supreme Court often dominates legal news headlines, but some state and appellate court decisions have even bigger impacts on access to justice. Here’s four landmark rulings from 2019 you might have missed. http://ow.ly/bAtj50xCxK0

The U.S. Supreme Court often dominates legal news headlines, but some state and appellate court decisions have even bigger impacts on access to justice. Here’s four landmark rulings from 2019 you might have missed.

On "Law360 Explores: Legalization," a 5-part podcast, we share the stories of business owners and attorneys grappling wi...
12/17/2019

On "Law360 Explores: Legalization," a 5-part podcast, we share the stories of business owners and attorneys grappling with the complicated legal issues facing the cannabis industry. http://ow.ly/jY1g50xCeay

Former Trump campaign deputy chairman Rick Gates, who became a star witness in Robert Mueller's Russia probe, was senten...
12/17/2019

Former Trump campaign deputy chairman Rick Gates, who became a star witness in Robert Mueller's Russia probe, was sentenced to 45 days in jail and three years' probation for lying to investigators and conspiring to commit financial fraud. http://ow.ly/EOo150xCsLw

Employee pay disparities at Oracle aren't a result of gender or race discrimination, but rather stem from differences be...
12/17/2019

Employee pay disparities at Oracle aren't a result of gender or race discrimination, but rather stem from differences between the jobs performed, an economist hired by the technology company testified. http://ow.ly/QtOu50xC9Yb

With days before a shutdown deadline, Congress unveiled a sprawling $1.4 trillion spending deal for 2020 that touches ge...
12/17/2019

With days before a shutdown deadline, Congress unveiled a sprawling $1.4 trillion spending deal for 2020 that touches generic drugs, pension funds, the border wall, tobacco purchases, research on gun violence, federal salaries and health care taxes. http://ow.ly/n3M750xC9gm

BREAKING: House lawmakers reached an agreement overnight on a year-end tax package that renews expired incentives for bu...
12/17/2019

BREAKING: House lawmakers reached an agreement overnight on a year-end tax package that renews expired incentives for businesses and individuals as part of legislation to avert a federal government shutdown. http://ow.ly/KLjx50xC91Y

The Federal Circuit on Monday affirmed Amgen's $70 million victory over its anemia treatment Epogen, ruling the jury cor...
12/16/2019
Fed. Circ. Backs Amgen's $70M Patent Win Over Epogen - Law360

The Federal Circuit on Monday affirmed Amgen's $70 million victory over its anemia treatment Epogen, ruling the jury correctly found that Hospira was not shielded by a safe harbor meant for companies seeking federal approval for biosimilar products. http://ow.ly/wXnb50xBCHv

The Federal Circuit on Monday affirmed Amgen's $70 million victory over its anemia treatment Epogen, ruling the jury correctly found that Hospira was not shielded by a safe harbor meant for companies seeking federal approval for biosimilar products.

The evidence that would eventually clear Jack Sagin of a murder conviction came to light in 2009, but it took an intense...
12/16/2019
Shearman Wins Man's Release After 33 Years In Prison - Law360

The evidence that would eventually clear Jack Sagin of a murder conviction came to light in 2009, but it took an intense, decadelong legal battle and the pro bono help of Shearman & Sterling LLP before he was able to walk out of prison. http://ow.ly/dOdL50xBzip

The evidence that would eventually clear Jack Sagin of a murder conviction came to light in 2009, but it took an intense, decadelong legal battle and the pro bono help of Shearman & Sterling LLP before he was able to walk out of prison.

When “a crisis of legitimacy” surrounds local police, it can undercut a community’s willingness to contact law enforceme...
12/16/2019
Is It Time To Double Down On Community Oriented Policing? - Law360

When “a crisis of legitimacy” surrounds local police, it can undercut a community’s willingness to contact law enforcement or cooperate with investigations. Some, including candidates for president, say a greater focus on interacting with residents outside the heat of an emergency can help turn the tide. http://ow.ly/HOdx50xBuk6

When “a crisis of legitimacy” surrounds local police, it can undercut a community’s willingness to contact law enforcement or cooperate with investigations. Some, including candidates for president, say a greater focus on interacting with residents outside the heat of an emergency can help tur...

The organizer of Burning Man claims the Bureau of Land Management is threatening the event with unreasonable delays and ...
12/16/2019

The organizer of Burning Man claims the Bureau of Land Management is threatening the event with unreasonable delays and annual fees of nearly $3 million. http://ow.ly/ps9v50xBqF4

Mexico's top trade negotiator called out the U.S. for proposing legislation that would enlist as many as five government...
12/16/2019

Mexico's top trade negotiator called out the U.S. for proposing legislation that would enlist as many as five government attachés to monitor Mexico's compliance with labor rules under the newly revised North American trade accord. http://ow.ly/8adF50xBgLx

In a brief order, the court said it would consolidate two of Trump's appeals to block Congressional subpoenas from three...
12/13/2019
BREAKING: Justices Will Take Up Trump's 3 Subpoena Appeals - Law360

In a brief order, the court said it would consolidate two of Trump's appeals to block Congressional subpoenas from three House committees, and grant the petition in another case where Trump asked the high court to determine whether he has absolute immunity from criminal investigations while sitting as president. http://ow.ly/aHOl50xzQ4c

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday said it would review President Donald Trump’s appeals to block subpoenas by Congressional committees and the Manhattan district attorney for his personal and business financial records, including his tax information.

In a 5-part podcast series, Law360 shares firsthand accounts from cannabis businesses and attorneys grappling with an in...
12/13/2019

In a 5-part podcast series, Law360 shares firsthand accounts from cannabis businesses and attorneys grappling with an industry that is often legal at the state level but prohibited at the federal level. http://ow.ly/mGtO50xzvFz

BREAKING: The 11th Circuit nixed a challenge to Alabama's law blocking local governments from hiking minimum wage above ...
12/13/2019

BREAKING: The 11th Circuit nixed a challenge to Alabama's law blocking local governments from hiking minimum wage above $7.25, despite a dissent that skewered the majority for avoiding the question of whether the law discriminated against black workers. http://ow.ly/Rdc950xzCNf

Cannabis attorneys say new guidance for banks working with hemp producers is not enough to persuade jittery financial in...
12/13/2019

Cannabis attorneys say new guidance for banks working with hemp producers is not enough to persuade jittery financial institutions to enter the space. http://ow.ly/SaI750xz1Mq

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