112 ABA Journal Litigation Management articles.
A federal judge has delayed the trial of a claim that “forever chemicals” made by 3M, a multinational conglomerate corporation, contaminated the municipal water system in Stuart, Florida.
Jun 5, 2023 3:01 PM CDT
3M faces its first trial out of about 4,000 lawsuits claiming that its cancer-linked “forever chemicals” known as PFAs have leached into groundwater.
Jun 2, 2023 10:47 AM CDT
Fenwick & West has pushed back the start date for first-year corporate and transaction associates.
Jun 2, 2023 9:35 AM CDT
A federal judge in New York City has ordered two lawyers and their law firm to show cause why they shouldn’t be sanctioned for submitting a brief with citations to fake cases, thanks to research by ChatGPT.
May 30, 2023 12:30 PM CDT
Virginia proposes ban on agreements limiting ethics complaints
A proposed ethics rule in Virginia would ban lawyers from making agreements with clients or former clients that limit their right to…
May 26, 2023 10:48 AM CDT
In addition to looking at rulings and jurisprudence, Pre/Dicta also examines a judge’s political affiliation, net worth, area of residence, career and other personal and demographic data.
May 17, 2023 8:38 AM CDT
"Chicken?" Why not? I would like to talk about a subject many of us in the legal profession are afraid to discuss: fear. As lawyers, our work can be stressful, leaving us gripped with fear. This must be a relevant issue, as with my glance at a thesaurus, I note that there are at least three synonyms for fear beginning with the just letter “a” alone—namely “anxiety,” “alarm” and “angst.”
May 15, 2023 9:00 AM CDT
A Texas federal judge who ruled against the government
in an abortion pill case withdrew his name from a controversial law review article before his nomination to the bench.
Apr 17, 2023 12:16 PM CDT
A Johnson & Johnson unit is back in bankruptcy court again, after its first attempt to settle looming talcum powder cases failed because it wasn’t in financial distress.
Apr 7, 2023 11:06 AM CDT
A federal judge in the Western District of Missouri has ruled for GEICO in a lawsuit seeking a declaratory judgment that its auto policy doesn’t cover damages for a sexually transmitted disease contracted during car sex.
Mar 14, 2023 8:35 AM CDT
Winston & Strawn partner Abbe Lowell
is representing President Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden in congressional investigations after building ties to the Trump White House and representing former President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, the New York Times reports.
Mar 6, 2023 10:25 AM CST
Universal Migrator won first prize at the seventh annual Startup Alley pitch competition at the ABA Techshow 2023 on Wednesday evening after facing off against 14 other finalists.
Mar 2, 2023 8:39 AM CST
Lawyers admitted to multiple jurisdictions may be subject to different ethical requirements in the different states in which they are licensed to practice law, according to a new ABA ethics opinion.
Mar 1, 2023 12:31 PM CST
The states of Illinois and Nevada lost their bid to make the Equal Rights Amendment part of the Constitution on Tuesday, when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that they did not satisfy the high threshold needed to obtain a writ of mandamus.
Mar 1, 2023 9:31 AM CST
A federal appeals court has dismissed a petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy filed by a new unit of Johnson & Johnson that was formed to assume liabilities in litigation over talc contained in its baby powder.
Jan 31, 2023 10:09 AM CST
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