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Greg Craig's Team Revises Evidence Plan, Resolving Judge's Recusal Issue The prosecution of former Skadden partner Greg Craig in Washington had kicked up a judicial ethics question when the defense team said they wanted to introduce evidence linked to the judge's former law firm. | Jul 20, 2019 12:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FTC Fires Back at DOJ Over Qualcomm Competition Justice Department's concerns about national security are "unsubstantiated," the commission says, and an improper attempt to shield Qualcomm from the antitrust laws. | Jul 20, 2019 12:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Opioid Companies Seek to Vacate Order Publicizing a Federal Drug Database The emergency petition for writ of mandamus, filed on Thursday before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, comes after a firestorm of media publicity this week surrounding a DEA database showing the distribution of opioids.&# | Jul 19, 2019 11:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oakland Judge Leans Toward New Trial or Slashing Damages on $2B Roundup Verdict Alameda County Superior Court Judge Winifred Smith found in a tentative ruling that the trial evidence did not support that Monsanto “consciously disregarded a known probable danger that its Roundup herbicide contained carcinogens, requiring a reduc | Jul 19, 2019 10:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ahead of the Curve: A STEM Premium for Law Students? This week's Ahead of the Curve looks at a new study on the motivations of people with STEM backgrounds who go to law school. | Jul 19, 2019 10:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Police officers illegally use information from arrests that have been sealed, lawsuit says When a man named J.J. was arrested in the Bronx in 2016, the public defenders assigned to represent him assumed hed get a good plea…
ABA Journal | Jul 19, 2019 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How Kirkland Won a Rematch for Sanctioned Tennis Pro Anna Tatishvili Tatishvili had her prize money from the 2019 French Open rescinded until partner Javier Rubenstein—a tennis player himself—mounted a successful appeal. | Jul 19, 2019 9:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Skilled in the Art: My Injunction Can Beat Your Injunction + FTC Says Competition is Good for 5G + My, What Copyrightable Claws You Have Nokia appears to have regained the upper hand in its patent dispute with Daimler, and the Federal Trade Commission is dismissive of Qualcomm's and DOJ's nuclear nightmare arguments. | Jul 19, 2019 9:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Survey: Legal Departments Are Investing in Legal Operations The addition of full-time legal operations employees also shows that majority of companies are making it a full-time job rather than a secondary job for an associate or deputy general counsel. | Jul 19, 2019 9:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Amid Scandals, Deutsche Bank Hires Attorney to Oversee Legal and Regulatory Affairs Stefan Simon's hiring was one of several leadership changes and part of the bank's restructuring effort as it seeks to restore its damaged reputation as well as its flailing financial condition. He will have the title chief administrative officer.&# | Jul 19, 2019 8:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend