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Lawyer: Stop ‘Rush to Judgment’ in Bank Case

Wasting no time getting to work after his weekend appointment to represent beleaguered World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz, powerhouse Washington attorney Robert Bennett called today for measured consideration of the…

World Bank President Hires Bill Clinton’s Lawyer

White-collar wonder Robert Bennett, who represented then-President Bill Clinton concerning sexual harassment claims made by Arkansas state employee Paula Jones, is now representing the president of the World Bank.


Study: Big Pay Gap Due to Gender Discrimination

A dramatic pay gap between what comparably qualified – and situated – men and women earn is apparent within a year after they graduate from college and is much wider…

Lateral Makes an Unusual Move to Wachtell

For just the third time in 42 years, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz will be hiring a lateral partner, the American Lawyer reports.

Joining the firm on…

Calif. Workers Can Recover More Lost Wages

The California Supreme Court yesterday gave workers up to three years to file lawsuits and claim lost wages under state law.

Attorneys for defendant Kenneth Cole Productions Inc. had argued…

No New Cases for U.S. Supreme Court Today

The U.S. Supreme Court granted no new cases on the merits today. However, the high court asked the U.S. Solicitor General to weigh in with his thoughts on three others…

High Court Works on Overtime

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments today in a case seeking overtime wages for home health care workers.

Plaintiff Evelyn Coke, a Jamaican immigrant, worked up to 70 hours…

Judge Gags Ex-Wal-Mart Employee

An Arkansas judge has issued a gag order to prevent a fired Wal-Mart security engineer from speaking to the press.

DOJ Probing Bias in US Atty Firing

Former New Mexico U.S. Attorney David Iglesias has filed a complaint with a unit of the U.S. Department of Justice that claims he was fired in December because of the…

Court Takes Cases Out of the Office

Firing, racial bias, minimum wage fill out employment law issues

Big-Box Match in the Early Rounds

Legal sparring is under way over living-wage laws that are aimed at major retailers


What You’ll be Talking About in 2007

Tales Of Hoffman

A 2002 High Court Case Figures Prominently in Immigrant Rights Battle

Fighting Fire With Fire

When Unions Turn Up the Heat, Companies Fight Back With Lawsuits

Moving Targets

Some Courts May Be Changing Course on Corporate Counsel Mobility

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