Dec. 2 was an extraordinary day for Amazon.com: Cyber Monday sales reached new heights, its fanciful plan to use drones to make deliveries was creating buzz -- and then the U.S. Supreme Court spoiled it all by turning down Amazon's challenge to online sales taxes.
Atlanta-based nonprofit Gideon's Promise has launched a new program called the Law School Partnership Project, aimed at making it easier for Southern public defenders to hire talented new law graduates.
Just weeks after DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. announced a $2.5 billion settlement to resolve the bulk of the litigation over its recalled hip implants, some lawyers have raised concerns about the thousands of patients excluded from the deal and the process that determines how the plaintiffs will be compensated.
The University of Kansas School of Law must pay a $50,000 fine for admitting two foreign attorneys into a new LL.M. program that the American Bar Association had not approved.
Southern Methodist University has named Wake Forest University Vice Provost Jennifer Collins as the next dean of its Dedman School of Law. Collins, who has also taught law at Wake Forest since 2003, will assume the SMU deanship in July.
Although available in various designs and colors, the shape of a hookah's water container is not copyrightable, according to a federal appeals court.
A federal appeals court has dealt a blow to Novartis? attempt to apply the sharp limits on punitive damages claims of its home state New Jersey to litigation over its cancer drugs Aredia and Zometa.
Attorneys who filed class actions against Target Corp. over its security breach last month have moved to coordinate the swelling tide of litigation, estimated at nearly 50 lawsuits.
A federal appeals court threw out a 14-year prison sentence and ordered a new trial in a child pornography case because a judge didn't remove a juror who couldn't vow to give the defendant a fair trial.
A longtime professor at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago has filed suit, claiming administrators violated the Americans With Disabilities Act when they declined to accommodate his depression and Asperger's syndrome.
Some of the most vocal objectors to the $1.6 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. have agreed to drop their challenge in exchange for $1.5 million to research electronics systems used in cars.
One of the most controversial â€” and costly â€” rules in U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission history is under scrutiny by a panel of federal appellate judges, who questioned whether the requirement that publicly traded companies disclose the use of certain minerals from the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo violates the First Amendment.
A Japanese automotive parts supplier has agreed to pay $6 million to resolve claims of price-fixing and bid rigging in the first civil settlements in a sweeping antitrust case coordinated in federal court in Detroit.
An "odd" federal law requires plaintiffs who bring lawsuits challenging the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's trademark rulings to pay all of the agency's expenses including attorney fees, no matter which side wins, a Virginia federal judge has ruled.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act remains the big news for health care practitioners, and we explore two aspects of the law in this special report â€” how it could expand access to mental health care and how employers can take advantage of a reprieve from the legal mandate to provide health insurance. We also examine the long struggle to ensure equal access to medical trials for women and minority groups.
The firms on this year's list landed groundbreaking verdicts, negotiated big settlements and, in many cases, paved the way for the resolution of other disputes.
Our annual report on the law schools that supply the largest numbers of new associates to NLJ 250 law firms.
Can a corporation claim to have religious beliefs and, if so, does it violate those beliefs to force the business to include contraceptive coverage in the health insurance it provides its employees? The U.S. Supreme Court has just granted review in two cases on the issue.
A second critical maxim of employment law litigation is illustrated by the Ropes & Gray lawsuit: Do not speak ill of the departed.
Magic Circle partners' rates are up to 850 pounds per hour, which is about $1,376. That represents an increase of 62 percent since 2005, but the Brits don't make as much as the Yanks.
Awarding traditional property damages in cases of injured or killed pets falls short.
Invigorated exploration for more resources is delivering plenty of work to the legal industry. Our report highlights changes in the law of importance to the attorneys who handle the matters.
Our annual survey of the law firms that work for the nation's largest companies takes a global focus.
These 19 firms are at the cutting edge of plaintiffs' work -- and are giving defense players a run for their money.
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|Ramsey Dulin / Orange County||FL|
|Dr. Damon Moss / Palm Beach Gardens|
|Dr. Bradley Deiner / Fort Pierce|
|Dr. Matthew Schiermyer / Vero Beach|
|Dr. Sheffield Abood / Port St Lucie|
|Dr. Ron Gold / Lake Worth|
|Dr. Gregg Korum - Wellington|
|Dr. Terry Rothstein / Lake Worth|
|Dr. Jonah Wassermann > Davie|
|Dr. Rubin Thompson > Miami Dade|
|Dr. Michael White > HIALEAH|
|Dr. Matthew Westrich > Palmetto Bay|
|Dr. Jeffery Draesel > North Miami|
|Dr. Randy Schulman - North Miami|
|Dr. Lisa Long > All Tampa|
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