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Maple Lawn-based Offit Kurman began 2018 by added 16 lawyers to its practice this week while casinos in Maryland, most notably the Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore, have seen their revenue decline, thanks to the success of the MGM National harbor casino in Prince George's County. Legal affairs writer ...
The Florida Justice Association, a trade organization of trial lawyers, said society has a "moral imperative" to assign financial responsibility to an at-fault party. But what attorneys really want is to pursue more financial awards for pain and suffering, which would entail eliminating the PIP law's requirement that ...
Although it's been delayed from opposition from court clerks, Texas lawyers now have access to a new online court record system which eventually might resemble the federal courts' PACER system. As of Jan. 1, attorneys can search on re:SearchTX for cases in which they're attorneys of record, finding in ...
Seattle (AP) -- A federal judge has upheld a $15 million verdict against police in a small Washington state city who shot and killed an unarmed black man, in a ruling that blistered the city's lawyers for suggesting jurors ruled against law enforcement only because they didn't want to be known for siding ...

August 23, 2016. That's when the parties in Kavadas v. Martinez -- a New Jersey case challenging the constitutionality of the practice of revoking a person's driver's license when they are in arrears on child support payments, without a hearing -- had a hearing on cross-motions to dismiss the case.
"I am aware of many lawyers, including myself, who have received secret demand letters with disguised threats to make an allegation public unless there is a quick settlement," he says. "Whether these are legitimate claims or extortion is case by case, but certainly the media attention has created a fear in ...
Expert blog is Cointelegraph's new series of articles by crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to ICO regulation and investment analysis. If you want to become our guest author and get published on Cointelegraph, please send us an email at ...
President Donald Trump's lawyers are using a 1994 investigation by an independent counsel into a Clinton administration official as a roadmap to limit the scope of questioning should Trump be interviewed by the special counsel Robert Mueller, Business Insider has learned. The strategy, which was first reported by USA ...
Breibart, Schurlknight, Rivers and more than 130 other lawyers and ex-lawyers are named in a report, by the S.C. Bar Association's Lawyers Fund for Client Protection, sent out this week to the state's 10,642 active lawyers. The report covers a seven-year span of legal wrong-doing -- from 2011 to mid-last ...
1 of the basic principle that people who come before the Atlanta Municipal Court should not be confined in custody prior to trial solely because they cannot afford to pay money bail. The lawyers have also asked her to bring the city's pretrial policy into compliance with that principle within the first 100 days of ...
And while the Legal Network for Gender Equity had already recruited over 200 lawyers, Sunu Chandy, the NWLC's legal director, told me that dozens more had signed up since the announcement of TIME'S UP. There have been a few issues raised with the fund's acceptance of donations by talent agencies ...
Seitz, who took senior status in 2012, leads three pro bono projects: Florida Pro Bono Matters, which matches lawyers with pro bono cases; CARE Court, which helps prisoners re-enter the community; and the Federal Bar Association's Pro Bono Week. She was the first woman president of the Florida Bar, ...
2018 looks set to see a significant increase in the number of smart contracts developed and deployed. But for anybody who thought self-executing contracts might be soon be putting lawyers out of work, Brave New Coin's discussion with Yoran Gill, Roy Keidar and Noa Mayer from Israeli law firm Yigal ...
In start-of-the-year lateral moves in Houston, Mayer Brown beefed up its litigation strength by adding partner Robert Harrell from Norton Rose Fulbright, which in turn picked up corporate, M&A and securities partner William D. Davis II from Baker McKenzie. In another move, commercial litigator Brian Cody ...

To win a copyright infringement suit, the band's lawyers would have to persuade a jury that Del Rey's song is "substantially similar" to "Creep," both qualitatively and quantitatively. "I would say this case does cross the line," said Bill Hochberg, an attorney at Greenberg Glusker. "This Lana Del Rey song is ...
Embattled provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos appears to be in yet another fight -- this time with his own lawyers. On Monday, Yiannopoulos, who is suing publisher Simon & Schuster for shelving his book "Dangerous," said he would rep himself in court after Meister Seelig & Fein filed papers withdrawing, ...
Donald Trump's lawyers are in talks with investigators who are seeking to interview the US president as part of a Justice Department probe, reports say. The Washington Post, quoting an unnamed person close to Mr Trump, says investigation lead Robert Mueller is likely to interview him within weeks.
Caruso, an attorney with Haddonfield-based Archer law firm, was undeterred and is now one of the lawyers hoping to help New Jersey establish a potential billion-dollar marijuana industry, assuming governor-elect Phil Murphy makes good on a campaign promise to sign a bill legalizing recreational pot.
And although lawyers who rate the judges are supposed to have had at least one trial or three hearings in front of each judge they evaluated over the past two years, not all lawyers follow those rules. Circuit Judge Jeffrey Colbath for example, was rated by 81 attorneys even though he only returned to the ...
The Colorado River is part of a lawsuit based on the concept that nature has intrinsic legal rights. The idea has precedent in other countries, including Ecuador and New Zealand. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Environmental lawyers are claiming in court that land, rivers and other natural features have ...
Three lawyers form the core of the President's defense team: Ty Cobb, John Dowd, and Jay Sekulow. In July, Trump hired Cobb away from private practice at the Washington law firm of Hogan Lovells, where he specialized in white-collar criminal defense, to serve as the White House liaison to Mueller's office. Cobb is ...
This week's reveal of the predatory private face of a public figure (or, at least, the most high-profile of same) involves Today host Matt Lauer, who was fired from NBC on Wednesday morning after the network received a sexual misconduct complaint against him. Later that afternoon, Variety published the ...
But the Legal Aid lawyers believe ICE took the client into some kind of restricted space behind the courtroom where it was hard [for lawyers] to talk to the man. And this is why the Immigrant Defense Project here in New York has been meeting with the state's top judge, urging her to make some rules about ...
As the number of October wildfire lawsuits against PG&E swelled close to 40, a group of Santa Rosa lawyers filed legal papers Friday seeking to consolidate them all in Sonoma County Superior Court. The request made to the Judicial Council of California opposes a separate effort from a Southern ...
I thank you, and your fellow lawyers thank you! Q: I hear the advice all the time that associates should not make the same mistake twice. But no one makes mistakes on purpose. Do you have any suggestions to make sure mistakes don't happen again? A: I do. But remember that mistakes don't just happen.
Lawyers for the reporter assaulted by U.S. Representative Greg Gianforte on the eve of a special election last May sent the Republican a cease ...
WASHINGTON -- Attorneys for disgraced former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., are nearing a deal with Federal Prosecutors to avoid a new ...
Dueling Baton Rouge personal injury lawyers Gordon McKernan and E. Eric ... His lawyers argue in court documents that after Guirard's ...
Lawyers for the victims alleged the police Department's code of silence led Frugoli to believe that he could "drink and drive with impunity" ...
Meek Mill's legal team has filed an emergency motion to get him out of prison on bail. The motion filed with Pennsylvania's Superior Court ...
"I can no longer trust the words of the lawyers for Uber in this case," Judge Alsup said. He added, "If even half of what is in that letter is true, ...
Michael Jones was arrested in 2015 in the rape and killing of 15-year-old Kristy Wesselman near Glen Ellyn in 1985. He faces trial in DuPage ...
Widespread disclosures of long-hidden sexual abuse have created an opportunity for lawyers to take a broader view of justice, said a ...
Kim Kardashian is following up on a pre-Thanksgiving tweet to get her lawyers involved in providing aid to imprisoned former sex-trafficking ...
Good morning and hello on this rainy late-November Monday! The leftovers have been eaten, the good China packed away, and life can return ...
More than 300 lawyers have volunteered their services to help build a temple for the thousands who settled in Utah after escaping religious ...
At the same time, nearly two-thirds of those youths - like Campos - show up in New York's court unrepresented by lawyers. That's the highest ...
The court's decision follows years of high-profile battles over funding for the legal defense of those too poor to hire their own lawyers.
Washington (CNN) Former US Attorney Preet Bharara said Sunday that it's likely President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, ...
In this circa 2014 photo, Superior Court Judge Michael Washington speaks to people in Kenya as a volunteer with Lawyers Without Borders, ...
(Photo courtesy of Gyanu Dulal) The Dulal family at son's graduation from the University of Utah. Daughter Asmita, lefit, son Arjun, father Gyanu ...
Beijing has said regularly in the past that it does not torture prisoners and maintains these lawyers and activists are criminals dealt with under ...
Kozagacli -- who used to chair the Progressive Lawyers Association, one of the many civic groups Ankara has shut down since the putsch -- is ...
This week's withdrawal of four of the five lawyers defending attorney Claud "Tex" McIver, accused of killing his wife more than a year ago, ...
As another Thanksgiving comes and goes, I wonder what lawyers have to be thankful for. Of course there are the usual responses: health, ...
San Antonio - The San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association asked every active, licensed lawyer listed as living in Bexar County to ...
The Justice Department sued to block AT&T's $85 billion deal for Time Warner, but lawyers see a weak case about a vertical merger. Another ...


 

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