How the Rise in Undercover Investigations is Changing the Law
A Moment of Simple Justice - A Prosecutor's Duty
Uncovering Factory Farming - The Effects of Ag Gag Laws
A Moment of Simple Justice - Undercover Lover
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
Waldman: Stop Immunizing Websites That Allow Harassment
Busy Days For Voting Rights Advocates, Thanks to SCOTUS
A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy
Fighting for Education Rights: Equal Justice for Pregnant and Parenting Students
Combining Arms for Justice-Involved Veterans
A Moment of Simple Justice - Cameras on Cops
A Moment of Simple Justice - Ferguson
A Moment of Simple Justice - Revenge Porn
Schoenbrod: SCOTUS Ruling Helps EPA Deal With a "Stupid Statute"
SOX Whistleblower Protections Extend to Private Companies: Critical Steps to Take Now
A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
End Game in the Fight Over Same Sex Marriage?
Is Punishment Dead in America?
Bill on Bankruptcy: Detroit Falls Short on Good-Faith Test
"No caso dos autos, como referido linhas retro, a Requerente é pessoa idosa, necessitada de constante acompanhamento médico-hospitalar e ambulatorial, em clínicas de tratamentos multidisciplinares e que, em vista de constar...more
Nesta segunda década do século XXI, inegáveis foram os avanços rumo à defesa e à promoção dos direitos da população LGBT. No Brasil, a força da Justiça que animou esse movimento, com atuação valorosa dos profissionais do...more
The National Security Agency's top-secret cell phone surveillance program is front-page news. Yet many still don't realize that the reporter behind the story is actually a lawyer.
Glenn Greenwald worked for two New York...more
In a recent poll reflecting how the public views the ethical standards of various professions, lawyers ranked in the 19th percentile. Lawyers came in slightly below business executives in the 21st percentile and well below...more
Mar. 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. The US Supreme Court hears oral arguments on two landmark civil rights cases focusing on gay marriage. Also, Italy's Supreme...more
In Jankey v. Lee, 2012 DJDAR 16809 (2012), the California Supreme Court decided an interesting attorney fee case involving a claim for attorney fees by a defendant who was successful in defending against a claim of disability...more
Oct. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Eric Tanenblatt, senior managing director and head of the National Government Affairs practice group at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP, talks about the firm's cross-practice Charter Schools team....more
Plaintiff Scott Lautenbaugh seeks preliminary injunctive relief to redress and prevent further deprivation of rights protected by the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution by actions of Defendants....more
Plaintiff Scott Lautenbaugh seeks declaratory and injunctive relief to redress and prevent the deprivation by Defendants, acting under color of state law, of his rights against compelled speech and compelled association...more
This civil rights class action seeks immediate injunctive and declaratory relief to redress and prevent the deprivation of Plaintiff Lautenbaugh’s rights, and the rights of the class members he seeks to represent, against...more
Is it silly or is it serious that two New York lawyers are pursuing actual and punitive damages from both West Publishing Company and LexisNexis for having the audacity of taking documents like briefs and legal memoranda,...more
It is coming on a decade since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the IOLTA scheme constitutes a collective taking by the state of the property of clients. Still the scheme continues. Nothing has changed. Why? Charles E....more
This discusses a landmark case of first impression involving Google AdWords and online marketing of law firms.
This case, Habush Habush & Rottier vs. Cannon & Dunphy, involves the two most prominent personal injury firms...more
There's a lot of hyped-up commentary regarding the ABA's proposed regulation of online lawyer marketing, as though this will end all law firm marketing on the internet. To the contrary, this is not really much of an issue...more
The California Supreme Court ruled in Simpson Strong-Tie Co. v. Gore on May 17, 2010 that a plaintiff lawyer who was seeking clients for a possible class action lawsuit had a right to publish an advertisement regarding...more
Carlton Fields’ Atlanta office and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Georgia hosted a Supreme Court Update Continued Legal Education (CLE) program on Thursday, April 29, 2010. The program took place over lunch at...more
This is the Resolution that the American Bar Association House of Delegates unanimously passed on August 4, 2009.
RESOLVED, that the American Bar Association opposes the provisions in the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and...more
This Petition and its attachments are important for each and every one of you to read. The issues are unique and of national importance. If you are a lawyer, you might need to use the arguments for your own protection from...more
This article reports on William Paxton's win in Walton v. Briley. This is a unanimous decision by Judges Posner, Easterbrook, and Bauer. The opinion established for the first time that a right to a public trial is a...more
Unanimous decision by Judges Posner, Easterbrook, and Bauer establishing for the first time that a right to a public trial is a fundamental constitutional right that may be relinquished only upon a showing that the defendant...more
Versión revisada (2003) del capítulo presentado en el libro Nuevo Proceso Penal (2000, varios autores)....more
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