2946 ABA Journal Corporate Law articles.
Judge who displayed gun on bench resigns
Judge David W. Hummel Jr. of West Virginia has resigned from the bench after a video confirmed that he placed a gun on…
Dec 2, 2022 3:02 PM CST
A Florida woman has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the Kraft Heinz Foods Co. misled consumers when it claimed that its Velveeta Shells & Cheese product is “ready in 3.5 minutes.”
Nov 29, 2022 9:10 AM CST
In an amicus brief filed Wednesday, the ABA urged the U.S. Supreme Court to consider client-lawyer communications privileged, even if the purpose of some of those communications is not to request or give legal advice.
Nov 28, 2022 10:53 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a parody dog toy called “Bad Spaniels” is entitled to protection from trademark infringement and dilution-by-tarnishment claims by Jack Daniel’s Properties Inc.
Nov 28, 2022 8:42 AM CST
A former anti-abortion crusader’s allegations about a leak of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in a case involving retail company Hobby Lobby have led to calls for hearings and a binding ethics code for the justices.
Nov 21, 2022 10:52 AM CST
Trump wins dismissal of suits by niece, former lawyer
Former President Donald Trump won dismissals Monday of lawsuits filed against him by his niece Mary Trump and his Nov 18, 2022 3:23 PM CST
Plaintiffs lawyer Jay Edelson told Reuters that he is researching whether Twitter could be sued for giving blue check marks to fake accounts that misled consumers and corporate shareholders.
Nov 15, 2022 12:39 PM CST
A conservative federal appeals judge suggested in a concurrence this week that the U.S. Supreme Court should consider whether the right to earn a living is a fundamental, unenumerated constitutional right.
Nov 10, 2022 1:22 PM CST
Law firm profitability slowed in the third quarter of 2022, according to new data released Monday, as large firms faced rising expenses driven by higher wages and overhead costs.
Nov 8, 2022 2:05 PM CST
Kirkland & Ellis charges clients more for in-house copying services that do other BigLaw firms, according to a review of bankruptcy filings.
Nov 8, 2022 8:57 AM CST
Alex Spiro—a lawyer with a celebrity client list—has become one of Tesla CEO and Twitter owner Elon Musk’s “closest lieutenants, confidants and consiglieres,” according to a profile.
Nov 7, 2022 2:40 PM CST
The Trump Organization was ordered by a New York judge to appoint an independent monitor, a win for the New York attorney general in her $250 million fraud lawsuit against former President Donald Trump, his companies and his officers.
Nov 7, 2022 8:58 AM CST
Stanford Law School has announced the launch of a new rule of law center, thanks to a “significant gift” from former ABA President William “Bill” Neukom and his wife, Sally Neukom.
Nov 4, 2022 8:43 AM CDT
A wife’s agreement to stay in a marriage after her husband’s adultery was adequate consideration for a $7 million penalty against him in a postnuptial agreement for any subsequent extramarital romantic relationship, a state appeals court has ruled.
Nov 2, 2022 1:47 PM CDT
Two ABA groups have launched initiatives with the aim of strengthening election protection and the public’s trust in the electoral process.
Nov 1, 2022 8:39 AM CDT
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