2753 ABA Journal Corporate Law articles.
Chauvin sentenced for George Floyd’s death
A Minnesota judge on Friday sentenced fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to 22.5 years years in prison for killing George Floyd…
Jun 25, 2021 3:41 PM CDT
In a 5-4 decision on constitutional standing, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday limited which consumers can sue over erroneous TransUnion credit reports that flagged them as potential terrorists, drug traffickers and other serious criminals.
Jun 25, 2021 12:10 PM CDT
Supreme Court rules FHFA structure is unconstitutional
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the structure of the Federal Housing Finance Agency is unconstitutional because its director can only be…
Jun 23, 2021 4:21 PM CDT
In another case with an unusual lineup, the U.S. Supreme Court partly ruled for Goldman Sachs on Monday in a securities class action alleging the investment bank made generic statements that maintained its inflated stock prices.
Jun 21, 2021 1:35 PM CDT
Through a legal career that spans more than five decades, Lawrence Fox has become nationally recognized for his leadership in professional responsibility and legal ethics and his commitment to pro bono work.
Jun 17, 2021 3:01 PM CDT
A disbarred California lawyer can’t use a bankruptcy to discharge more than $2 million in debt that is owed to a fund used to reimburse his former clients, a federal bankruptcy judge has ruled.
Jun 17, 2021 12:19 PM CDT
Did a former Freeborn & Peters partner create a sham creditor to help his client shield assets in a bankruptcy? Or did he engage in a legitimate legal strategy to try to save a struggling business and help out a neighbor?
Jun 14, 2021 2:11 PM CDT
A lawsuit filed in Minnesota state court has alleged that the leader of a law firm ordered the firing of two employees for supporting former President Donald Trump and then ousted three partners who told him that his actions violated state law.
Jun 10, 2021 9:16 AM CDT
A federal lawsuit filed last month against Frito-Lay North America Inc. has alleged that the maker of the corn chips, potato chips and other snack foods misleads consumers by touting a “Hint of Lime” in Tostitos chips that apparently contain only a “negligible amount of lime.”
Jun 9, 2021 4:16 PM CDT
New York City law department is hacked
Lawyers in New York City’s law department have no remote access to the the computer system after a computer hack, a spokesperson said…
Jun 8, 2021 4:30 PM CDT
Atlanta business group sues MLB for moving All-Star Game
Job Creators Network, a conservative organization that represents small businesses, is suing Major League Baseball for moving the July All-Star Game…
Jun 2, 2021 3:16 PM CDT
Many companies require their employees and customers to resolve disputes through arbitration rather than in the courtroom. Now, Amazon is no longer one of them.
Jun 2, 2021 11:45 AM CDT
A lawyer who has been pursuing relief for student borrowers in bankruptcy court has decided to run for Congress in 2022 on a platform that includes reforming rules for cancellation of such debt.
Jun 1, 2021 4:18 PM CDT
A slew of measures passed in California in recent years in hopes of expanding consumer or environmental protections further afield. Whether it’s product ingredients or data privacy or pollution prevention, California is frequently where such laws start.
Jun 1, 2021 2:00 AM CDT
It’s a well-worn cliché that lawyers are lousy businesspeople. As a result, many of the larger firms have already turned to financial specialists to help. More than 70% of Am Law 200 firms and over 85% of Am Law 100 firms employ a chief financial officer. The larger the firm’s revenue, the more likely it is to hire a CFO. But what about small firms or solo practices?
Jun 1, 2021 1:40 AM CDT
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