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Depp’s Choice of Virginia Trial in Heard Lawsuit Shows Strategy

Depp’s Choice of Virginia Trial in Heard Lawsuit Shows Strategy

Welcome back to Opening Argument, a reported column where I dig into interesting issues in high-profile cases, and unpack disputes that are dividing appeals courts. Today: a...

Lawyer Sniffs Out Covid Loan Fraud as DOJ Sleuth Suing From Afar

Lawyer Sniffs Out Covid Loan Fraud as DOJ Sleuth Suing From Afar

Bryan Quesenberry has filed lawsuits against hundreds of small businesses he’d never heard of, joined settlements in courtrooms he’ll never visit, and kick-started...

Lawyer can't pursue suit over negative online reviews by nonclients, 7th Circuit rules

Lawyer can't pursue suit over negative online reviews by nonclients, 7th Circuit rules

A federal appeals court has upheld dismissal of an Illinois lawyer’s libel lawsuit against online commenters who gave him one-star ratings after he posted an “odd and offensive”...

Lawyer Sniffs Out Covid Loan Fraud as DOJ Sleuth Suing From Afar

Lawyer Sniffs Out Covid Loan Fraud as DOJ Sleuth Suing From Afar

Bryan Quesenberry has filed lawsuits against hundreds of small businesses he’d never heard of, joined settlements in courtrooms he’ll never visit, and kick-started...

Facing Climate Change in the Courtroom Requires Innovative Touch

Facing Climate Change in the Courtroom Requires Innovative Touch

Attorneys who litigate climate cases are forging ahead with novel claims to take governments and industry to task over the consequences of a warming planet, often with a limited...

Opinion | A Dangerous Court Order Against The New York Times

Opinion | A Dangerous Court Order Against The New York Times

By The Editorial Board The editorial board is a group of opinion journalists whose views are informed by expertise, research, debate and certain longstanding values . It is...

Wrongful Death FAQs | JD Supra

Wrongful Death FAQs | JD Supra

Following the death of a loved one, a family member can also file for a survival claim, which is different from a wrongful death action. In a survival claim, damages are awarded...

Kim Potter Found Guilty of Manslaughter for Daunte Wright’s Death

Kim Potter Found Guilty of Manslaughter for Daunte Wright’s Death

The Killing of Daunte Wright Kim Potter Found Guilty of Manslaughter for Daunte Wright’s Death The prosecution and defense had agreed that the police shooting was a mistake and...

New Orleans man’s exoneration aided by DNA after 12 years in prison, his lawyers say

New Orleans man’s exoneration aided by DNA after 12 years in prison, his lawyers say

A New Orleans man will spend the holidays with his family after 12 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, his attorneys with the Innocence Project New Orleans said...

Homes, Cars & IP: The Valuation Method Intriguing Patent Lawyers

Homes, Cars & IP: The Valuation Method Intriguing Patent Lawyers

A statistical tool used to value real estate and cars has caught the attention of patent litigators, after a unit of the hedge fund Fortress Investment Group used it to help...

Top Performing Lawyers Dread Diversity Work, Study Finds

Top Performing Lawyers Dread Diversity Work, Study Finds

Lawyers seem to prefer getting a root canal than spending time working on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. That was my takeaway from a recent survey about the...

Court reaffirms rule barring CLE credit for programs that employ quotas

Court reaffirms rule barring CLE credit for programs that employ quotas

The Florida Supreme Court ratified its amendment of a Bar rule banning quotas for speakers and panelists at Bar-approved CLE programs and clarified that credit will not be...