An Afrocentric Law Firm

with an international outlook


(+234) (0) 1 4530877, (+234) (0) 7087615774

  • * What’s happening to all the Bingham partners that are not joining Morgan Lewis? Here’s the latest on the lateral moves of “the Forgotten.” [Reuters (sub. req.)] * “Is that a banana in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?” That’s not at all what police said after throwing a guy in […]
  • The war on stores that stay open on Thanksgiving. Source:
  • The Supreme Court showed on Monday that it is willing to consider holding people responsible for going online to “shoot off their mouths,” as one lawyer put it, but the Justices seemed well short of knowing just how to do that. An hour-long argument over crime via social media probed, with not much success, for […]
  • The transcript in Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association (consolidated with Nickols v. Mortgage Bankers Association) is here. The transcript in Elonis v. United States is here. Source:
  • Ugh. Leave it to tax gurus to introduce uncertainty to your holiday revelry. Source:
  • The United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) will hear argument in Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association, No. 13-1041, asking whether a federal agency must engage in advance notice and public comment rulemaking pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) before it can significantly alter an established interpretive rule articulating the agency’s interpretation of an agency regulation. […]
  • This Thanksgiving, perhaps you should’ve been thankful that you had a job. Source:
  • The US government’s first trade representative for Africa talks to The Africa Report about the need for lobbyists in Washington’s politics, how African countries are shaping their images and the ways that dodgy players cheat their clients. Source:
  • Important parallels emerge in the violently suppressed protests in Hong Kong and Dar es Salaam Source:
  • <img width="150" src="×150.jpg" alt="Oft-relisted Ryan v. Hurles denied” title=”Oft-relisted Ryan v. Hurles denied”>Ryan v. Hurles denied” title=”Oft-relisted Ryan v. Hurles denied”>A dispute that drew the Supreme Court’s attention throughout the entire prior Term, the Arizona murder case of Ryan v. Hurles, ended its lengthy run on Monday as the Justices denied review of a new […]