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Training-video sanction for deposition interruptions by Jones Day partner is tossed on appeal

A Jones Day partner won’t have to make a training video explaining the impropriety of excessive deposition interruptions as a result of a ruling by… More

Former TV judge goes to jail: Contempt term went from 1 day to 5 days as Joe Brown kept talking

After Tennessee’s top court earlier this month rejected his appeal of a five-day contempt sentence, former television judge Joe Brown headed to jail in Shelby… More

StarKist settlement offers a bonanza for tuna lovers: $25 refund or $50 in tuna

For consumers jaded by seemingly worthless settlements in class-action cases, an agreement between StarKist Co. and a California man offers a bonanza.

Purchasing even a… More

Paul Hastings to put junior lawyers in cubicles in NYC office, but they will at least have windows

In an unusual move for a major law firm, Paul Hastings is planning to put first- and second-year associates in cubicles when it moves to… More

Texas attorney general’s lawyer is withdrawing from his defense, citing unspecified ‘issues’

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton renewed his not guilty plea to securities law violations on Thursday during a court hearing in which his lawyer objected… More

Prosecution says improper Dewey adjustments boosted revenue by 10 percent, assets by 1,000 percent

As the prosecution case against three former leaders accused of cooking the books at Dewey & LeBoeuf nears its conclusion, witnesses are providing an… More

ABA launches its first social media lobbying campaign to protect loan-forgiveness program

For the first time, the ABA is incorporating social media into a major advocacy initiative as it seeks to protect the federal Public Service Loan… More

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