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Come gather 'round legal scholars, for a conference on Dylan

Law professors, law students, judges and lawyers will convene at Fordham University School of Law early next month for a two-day conference examining Bob Dylan and the law.

D.C. judge thwarts ex-prosecutor's suit over leaked ethics probe

A federal judge in Washington threw out a former federal prosecutor's suit alleging the Department of Justice violated his privacy and speech rights in leaking information about an internal ethics investigation to the press.

Calif. jury issues $3.52M verdict against Wells Fargo over discriminatory lending

A jury has awarded $3.52 million in damages to a class of Los Angeles homeowners who sued Wells Fargo & Co. for lending discrimination.


Cross-Examination of a Cooperating Witness: A Demonstration and Discussion Session for Experienced Trial Lawyers

Please join Kobre & Kim LLP's Centre for Trial Advocacy for this complimentary seminar/webinar where attendees will observe and refine their skills in the art of confrontational cross-examination. The cross-examination will be presented by noted trial lawyer, Benjamin Brafman.

Longest-running NYSE arbitration ends with 1st Circuit confirmation of award

Former employees of an investment-banking firm that collected a $14.7 million arbitration award don't get "another bite at the apple" just because they didn't pursue all available options before the award's confirmation, a federal appeals court has held.

Calif. court enjoins school district from seeking photo IDs of petition signers

Several parents who sued the Compton Unified School District last month have won a preliminary injunction ruling in the first case to be brought under California's "parent trigger act."


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Voir Dire

Expensive free donuts; some long overdue housekeeping at the NJ Legislature; a journey from janitor to judge; and an intimate crowd of thousands gets quashed in this week's column.


Silencing amicus curiae

Government's initial motion to prevent the filing of 'friend of the court' briefs in Rubashkin case was unusual and troubling.


  1. Law school accreditation proposal would boost job placement transparency
  2. U.S. News law school rankings are out, with revamped tiers
  3. Court rules for 'little guys' over corporations in two business cases
  4. Social media — as easy as a Hula-Hoop
  5. A D.C. Circuit nominee's nimble appearance at the high court
  6. 'Soft bounce' in entry level associate hiring, NALP reports
  7. Baristas' suit against Starbucks may proceed as class action in Mass. federal court
  8. The Power of Hope
  9. The Citizens United effect
  10. ICE attorney gets 17-year sentence for taking bribes


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The Power of Hope

As Congress considers deep cuts in legal assistance to the poor, The National Law Journal presents an in-depth report examining the impact of legal aid programs on clients and the politics surrounding funding.

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