National Pulse

Chinese companies doing business in the US build barriers to legal remedies

Law Practice

Chinese firms keep a low profile in the US, but ambitions grow

Executive Branch

Book: 4 federal lawyers OK’d raid in which Bin Laden was slain before consulting AG Eric Holder

Constitutional Law

Baby born on China Airlines flight diverted to Alaska eligible for US citizenship, official says

Legal Rebels Profile

Vivek Maru: Drawing the arc to global justice

Bryan Garner on Words

The Bluebook’s 20th edition prompts many musings from Bryan Garner

Human Rights

China cracks down on lawyers said to have ‘sabotaged the legal order’

Human Rights

China detains or queries 100 lawyers, activists and others in sweep targeting human rights law firms

International Law

8 of 10 men accused in shooting of teen Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai are acquitted

Business of Law

Opposing moves by U.S. firms in China show difficulty of overseas practice


Lawyer for doctor who helped US track down and kill Osama bin Laden is assassinated in Pakistan

Law Firms

Morgan Lewis announces merger with Singapore law firm

Business of Law

Signing ceremony marks Dentons’ combination with Chinese firm, creating world’s largest law firm

Business of Law

Dentons and Chinese law firm vote to merge, producing the world’s largest law firm by head count

Law Firms

Fried Frank will ‘substantially downsize’ its offices in Asia, internal memo says

Trusts & Estates

Judge OKs use of funds from slain mom’s estate to pay lawyer in daughter’s Bali murder trial

International Law

Chinese Communist Party announces reform measures to increase judicial independence

Law Firms

22 Bingham partners, including 18 in London, leap to Akin Gump

Annual Meeting

Illegal trafficking of animals is becoming a growing issue in global trade

Criminal Justice

Paleontologist, ‘a one-man black market in prehistoric fossils,’ gets time for $1M dinosaur sale