Asia

Storytelling

Solving Mysteries: Lawyers play detective in legal writing

International Law

China puts foreign groups under police supervision and requires them to find Chinese sponsors

Intellectual Property Law

IP litigator says she was startled to find that her art forgery article had been plagiarized online

Trials & Litigation

Trial judge asks how grenade-like device works: Police officer pulls pin, and it explodes

International Law

Lack of crime and bankruptcies means lower income for Japanese lawyers

Ethics

SCOTUS antitrust ruling against dentists raises questions about lawyers’ regulatory structures

International Law

US student gets 15 years of hard labor in North Korea in case over political banner

Cybersecurity

Apparent cyberthieves used Bangladesh bank codes to get $100M from its Federal Reserve account

Human Rights

Detained Chinese rights lawyer is allowed to leave for US

Cover Story

China’s latest crackdown on lawyers is unprecedented, human rights monitors say

Human Rights

Letter from international legal community condemns arrests of Chinese lawyers

Law Firms

Butler Snow announces Singapore, Hong Kong offices

Human Rights

Several Chinese lawyers are arrested; state media said one was ‘blabbering about the rule of law’

Human Rights

China human rights lawyer gets suspended sentence for online posts

International Law

Chinese officers scuffle with protesters outside trial of human-rights lawyer

Human Rights Practice

Innocence project movement in China rises to aid the wrongfully convicted

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