Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Susan A. Hansen
Kitchen-table contracts and divorce litigation can both hurt families. Mediation offers a middle ground.
R. Scott Oswald
If a government supplier quietly ignores vital rules but still bills taxpayers as if it had complied, can it be held liable under the federal False Claims Act — even if it never directly lies about its compliance?
Linda A. Klein
James M. Paul
The ADA defines “service animals” to include only those dogs or miniature horses that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities.
Patrick J. Perotti
In the world of class actions, one well-executed idea can make an entire career.
A look back at the 1983 Nilssen case, and what it means for patent law today.
When police deny detainees the right to counsel, taxpayers cover costs.
Ivette Montero and Paulina Bojalil
Among other important features, ProBono.MX encourages pro bono work by defining a policy for each law firm, according to its areas of expertise, preferred social causes, and by filtrating cases through a scrupulous study in which they verify the vulnerability of the beneficiary and if pro bono work is needed.
Charles B. McFarland
You must know the best questions to ask an attorney you are considering for your condemnation case.
Robert D. Boyd and K. Jeanette Holmes
From one smartphone, an image can be made available to millions of people in an instant.
David E. Vtipil
Injured workers in North Carolina would be limited in the amounts of opioids that they could be prescribed under proposed Commission rules.
Andrew B. Greenfield
For many U.S. employers, the new year means the beginning of H-1B cap season.
Briol & Benson
While Scott Benson and Mark Briol are different from one another, they’ve used their passions to help form a trial firm full of extraordinary attorneys.
Celia Huber and Sara O'Rourke
Slow progress in adding more women to boards has dominated the conversation. But tips from standout companies are more likely to inspire others to take firmer action.
Howard Yegendorf & Matthew Jeffery
What to do when you need to hire a lawyer in Canada.
Campbell D. Barrett and Judge Lynda B. Munro
Every trial has the potential for an appeal. The likelihood of an appeal is enhanced when the judge has picked a clear winner and loser after a family bench trial.
Joshua W. Glotzer
Across the country, infrastructure is failing
Meredith Aldridge, Colleen Welch, and Alicia Hall
Forty-five years of progress with Title IX.
Kathleen Campbell Walker
Stove-piped legal representation is not advisable (e.g., only focusing on one agency segment or one portion of a filing process).
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
David B. Kempston
We actively participate with the client. As counselors, we shape, mold, and contour the case—but we don’t create facts.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
It remains a relevant question as to whether any market will ever completely drop its resistance to incorporating terms to which it is not accustomed.
San Francisco nonprofit specialist Rosemary Fei on advice for young careerist women and helping make the world a better place.
Heather A. Owen
In fact, the representation of women and minorities in leadership positions has decreased over recent years.
José Vinícius Bicalho
Arguedas, Cassman & Headley
Cris Arguedas on defending the accused.
Will more women in law school mean more women in the law?