Former US House Speaker Dennis Hastert indicted, resigns from Dickstein Shapiro
In a stunning development for the Illinois political establishment, a former speaker for the U.S. House of Representatives who had most recently been working at… More
2nd Circuit nixes Apple campaign to boot BigLaw partner as court-appointed monitor in e-book case
A federal appeals court has nixed a campaign by Apple Inc. to replace a monitor appointed by a federal judge to oversee the company’s compliance… More
Obama won’t seek SCOTUS intervention on blocked immigration plans after adverse 5th Circuit ruling
The Obama administration won’t ask the U.S. Supreme Court to allow him immediately to implement an immigration program that would defer deportation for millions of… More
Woman gets time served in beach-sex case; state seeks 2.5 years for man
A 20-year-old Florida woman convicted of having sex on a beach with a 40-year-old man was released from jail Wednesday after agreeing to be sentenced… More
Street band playing outside DC office windows is not sweet music to ears of Skadden lawyers
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom is globally known for its corporate deal-making expertise.
But the Wall Street powerhouse has so far been stymied in… More
2nd Circuit to hear contract lawyer’s appeal on overtime pay
A federal appeals court will hear arguments on Friday in a case contending contract lawyers are entitled to overtime pay.
Contract lawyer David Lola is… More
Do notes highlighting prospective black jurors support a Batson violation? SCOTUS accepts case
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether Georgia prosecutors violated a constitutional ban on the use of race in jury selection when they… More