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.
Annesley H. DeGaris
Many lawyers who do not regularly handle mass tort cases can be frustrated by the multidistrict litigation (MDL) process.
Morrison & Foerster
Jury trial won for the University of California Davis in—yes—a strawberry patent infringement case.
José Vinícius Bicalho
Jeffrey Travers and Michael J. Miller
We were able to obtain a verdict for Mr. Cooper within a year of opting for the state courts.
Elizabeth J. Atkinson
Extensive changes to U.S. tax law will have significant effects on the nonprofit sector. What to expect—and how to cope.
Lawsuits about a blood-thinning drug that prevents platelets from clumping together now prevents plaintiffs from joining together to bring state law claims against a corporation when not every plaintiff was harmed in that state.
Are bricks being stacked up against employment-based immigration?
Eight years after the financial crisis, aftereffects continue to ripple through the financial sector.
A Q&A with Konstantin Mikhel of Vlasova Mikhel & Partners about his experiences and the legal field in Belarus.
Andrew B. Greenfield
For many U.S. employers, the new year means the beginning of H-1B cap season.
Unlike a car accident, determining liability in a bus accident can be difficult.
Martin B. Margulies
The Supreme Court has found the governing board of the town of Greece, New York opening its meetings with a prayer to be constitutionally unobjectionable.
A look back at the 1983 Nilssen case, and what it means for patent law today.
The era of "no comment" to social and political questions is over. But what risk does the rise of so-called activist CEOs hold for a company?
Police body camera footage can offer criminal defense attorneys a new perspective and evidentiary tool.
Ethan Price-Livingston & David Y. Loh
One of the hallmarks of American admiralty and maritime law is the Limitation of Liability Act, which has been in existence since 1851 and permits a shipowner to limit its liability to the value of the vessel after the casualty.
Best Lawyers and Ms. JD Present Attorneys Across America
With all the advances in medical knowledge and experience, why are there so many medical errors and what can be done to reduce them?
If the trend of decriminalizing the use of small amounts of marijuana for recreational and/or medicinal purposes continues, marijuana may be widely available across the country within a matter of years.
This virtual wall has not just adversely impacted undocumented immigrants; it has adversely impacted those seeking legal immigrant and nonimmigrant status and those wishing to extend nonimmigrant status.
Will more women in law school mean more women in the law?
Michael P. Nowlan
The president cannot unilaterally change immigration laws and regulations currently in place.
Attorneys from across the world consider what the future holds for businesses and individuals with foreign holdings and investments.
Matthew T. Phillips
A look back at 2017 and what to expect in 2018.
“If this is the law, nobody is safe.”
Jeff C. Dodd, Tonya Gray, Ben Setnick, John R. Hutchins, Rose Cordero Prey, and Mark A. Chapman
This week, in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, the Supreme Court undid the settled practice of virtually nationwide venue for patent infringement cases.