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The Barko v. KBR privilege battle continues

  • Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC
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  • USA
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  • December 15 2014

A high-profile qui tam suit against Kellogg, Brown & Root and Halliburton continues to generate important case law relating to the scope of

Six important quality drivers in the LDD process

  • Castrén & Snellman
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  • Finland
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  • December 12 2014

Almost every day I read a new article predicting that robots will replace most of us lawyers within 15 years or so. It is an interesting thought

New emphasis on the rule of law by Xi Jinping

  • Bird & Bird
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  • China
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  • December 12 2014

Decades after Jiang Zemin's endorsement of the rule of law as a basic strategy for running the country in 1997, the Chinese Communist Party, at this

Law Society tells lawyers: stop snitching

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 11 2014

Let’s say you’re retained by a nice young couple whose home has been impacted by a spill at the gas station next door. Is it unethical to send a

No insurance coverage for attorneys’ fees that were ordered as a “sanction”

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 11 2014

If you or your firm were ordered to pay a party's legal fees as a "sanction" for professional misconduct, would your professional liability insurance

Federal Circuit reprimands lawyer who trumpeted judge’s compliment

  • Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
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  • USA
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  • December 11 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has publicly reprimanded a Weil Gotshal partner for disseminating to clients and potential clients

When serving process by mail, you can't send it to the wrong address

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 10 2014

If personal service of a summons and complaint cannot be accomplished, a plaintiff in Wisconsin is permitted to serve process by publication. A

Ambac Assurance Corp. v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.: New York Appellate Court applies common-interest privilege to merger parties’ pre-closing communications

  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 10 2014

On December 4, 2014, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York, First Judicial Department (“First Department”), issued Ambac Assurance

Advice on medical marijuana for lawyers in Pennsylvania

  • Duane Morris LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 10 2014

The Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. Section 811 et. Seq. (CSA), enacted in 1970, provides that marijuana is a "Schedule I" drug because, in the

New York Appellate Division, First Department, upholds assertion of “common interest” privilege in the absence of pending or anticipated litigation

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 10 2014

On December 4, 2014, in a break with past rulings, the Appellate Division in the First Department held the "common interest" privilege is not limited