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Public Discipline for Judges Down, but Resignations Climb - The watchdog for as many as 3,500 state judges publicly disciplined just five last year, the lowest number of judges to receive that punishment in a single year since the entity was formed in 1978.
The watchdog for as many as 3,500 state judges publicly disciplined just five last year, the lowest number of judges to receive that punishment in a single y...
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Circuit Argument Probes Claim of Taint to Chevron Verdict - The multi-billion-dollar fight over whether Chevron should pay for environmental damages in Ecuador or whether that country's judicial system delivered a tainted verdict returned Monday to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
The multi-billion-dollar fight over whether Chevron should pay for environmental damages in Ecuador or whether that country's judicial system delivered a tai...
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Man Who Sought to Join Al Qaida Gets 25 Years - A suburban New York man who was thwarted in his attempt to fly to Yemen to join a Middle Eastern terrorist group and then admitted continuing to plot with others to assist them was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison.
A suburban New York man who was thwarted in his attempt to fly to Yemen to join a Middle Eastern terrorist group and then admitted continuing to plot with ot...
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Class Action Attorney Fee Applications Under Closer Scrutiny - In their Southern District Civil Practice Roundup, Edward M. Spiro and Judith L. Mogul write: Relying on his 20 years on the bench and 24 years in private practice, U.S. Southern District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan issued two decisions this year commenting on the lack of effective adversarial testing of proposed fee applications following securities class action settlements, and stressing the fiduciary obligation of the court to exercise stewardship over settlement funds in that circumstance.
In their Southern District Civil Practice Roundup, Edward M. Spiro and Judith L. Mogul write: Relying on his 20 years on the bench and 24 years in private pr...
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State Courts Proposing Search Warrant Database - The state Office of Court Administration is proposing adoption of new court procedures to create a database that would "foster standardized court practices" for the recording of search warrant applications.
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Court's Role as 'De Facto Collection Agency' Is Faulted - Although Rule 11 sanctions requiring a defendant to pay more than $30 million were "appropriate and necessary" given the defendant's "persistent and abusive litigation conduct," the Second Circuit said "a district court abuses its discretion in imposing sanctions when the sanctions are used for enforcing or collecting damages."
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Supreme Count Won't Hear Appeal of Rajat Gupta - The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to disturb the conviction of a former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member on charges of conspiracy and securities fraud.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to disturb the conviction of a former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member on charges of conspiracy and securi...
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Court Fast Tracks Review of Garner Grand Jury Case - The Appellate Division, Second Department, has agreed to expedite the appeal on a lower court's refusal to disclose grand jury records in the Eric Garner case.
The Appellate Division, Second Department, has agreed to expedite the appeal on a lower court's refusal to disclose grand jury records in the Eric Garner case.
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McDermott Loses International Arbitration Head to Mayer Brown - B. Ted Howes is the latest addition to Mayer Brown?s international arbitration group, the firm announced Monday. Howes joins the firm in New York from McDermott Will & Emery, where he worked for nearly two decades.
B. Ted Howes is the latest addition to Mayer Brown’s international arbitration group, the firm announced Monday. Howes joins the firm in New York from McDerm...
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DLA Piper Opens Second Saudi Arabia Office - The firm has put down stakes in Jeddah, creating its second outpost in Saudi Arabia, where it already has an office in Riyadh. DLA Piper plans to further expand by opening a third outpost in the Eastern Province by year?s end.
The firm has put down stakes in Jeddah, creating its second outpost in Saudi Arabia, where it already has an office in Riyadh. DLA Piper plans to further exp...
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Judge Denies City's Refusal to Rehire School Guard - New York City must reconsider its decision not to rehire a former school safety agent who was fired almost 15 years ago after being charged with a felony for which she was not convicted.
New York City must reconsider its decision not to rehire a former school safety agent who was fired almost 15 years ago after being charged with a felony for...
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