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  • This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: Law firms are more profitable than ever, so let’s start obsessing over layoffs. Live, Laugh, Law School: Check out this year’s crop of Law Revue entries. Memories: Trump’s looking for videos of the good times. Like when everyone stormed the Capitol. New Title: NYU appoints a new […]
  • ‘The Health Equity and Accountability Act will reduce racial and ethnic health inequities, address the maternal mortality crisis, strengthen health data collection & research, expand access to mental health care, target gun violence, improve language access in health care, diversify our health care workforce, and so much more,’ said Congresswoman Robin Kelly who introduced the […]
  • In fact, Norges Bank Investment Management would like a pretty thorough check before it forgoes its right to sue everyone. The post Credit Suisse Investor Would Like To Know A Bit More About That $5.5 Billion Loss, Suspects Bank May Not Be Especially Well-Run appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • Who will win this year’s Law Revue Video Contest? It’s up to you. Start voting now! The post Law Revue Video Contest 2022: The Finalists! appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • ShareThis week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to consider, among other things, a capital defendant’s request for habeas relief on the ground that his lawyer conceded guilt over his objection, as in 2018’s McCoy v. Louisiana. Though the inmate in the 2018 case, Robert McCoy, had insisted that he was innocent, […]
  • Pessimistic? Maybe. But feels all too real. The post Biglaw Business Is Booming. Obviously, It’s Time To Talk About Layoffs. appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • It’s crucial for today’s corporations and their lawyers to understand their obligations in relation to climate change, and how these latest proposed requirements might make those obligations more complex. The post Understanding The SEC’s Newly Proposed Climate Disclosure Requirements appeared first on Above the Law. Source:
  • ShareThe Supreme Court on Thursday issued its decision in LeDure v. Union Pacific Railroad Company. But the resolution was a single sentence stating that the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit was “affirmed by an equally divided Court.” As is customary in this situation, the Supreme Court revealed only that […]
  • ShareOn March 23, the Supreme Court considered the appropriate scope of 28 U.S.C. § 1782, which authorizes a federal district court to compel individuals and companies within its jurisdiction to provide discovery to proceedings pending in “foreign and international tribunals.” In an oral argument that lasted almost two hours over two consolidated cases, ZF Automotive […]
  • ShareOn the same day that Congress approved legislation to improve the justices’ financial disclosure transparency, a House panel was caught up in a political scuffle over legislative proposals for broader Supreme Court reform, including a binding code of ethics. At the hearing on Wednesday, Democrats on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and […]
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