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Legal adventures in New Zealand: litigation lessons from the KiwisLiability For Use Of Excessive Force By Law Enforcement OfficersBrent Rigging Suit Lawyers Fight Over Litigation ControlCary L. Sandler Asbestos Litigation Law Blog on Lawyers.comWhy Is Litigation PR Indispensable For Law FirmsGoodwin Procter's Growing Appellate Litigation Practice Adds Two US Supreme ...Goodwin Procter's Growing Appellate Litigation Practice Adds Two U.S. ...Goodwin Procter's Growing Appellate Litigation Practice Adds Two US Supreme ...Goodwin Procter's Growing Appellate Litigation Practice Adds Two US Supreme ...Goodwin Procter's Growing Appellate Litigation Practice Adds Two U.S. ...IP Law Professors Rise-Up Against Patent Assertion EntitiesQuentin Palfrey Joins WilmerHale's IP Litigation PracticeInterim Measures Under Italian Arbitration LawOn the Docket Pittsburgh: 11/25/13David J. Linesch Whistleblower Litigation Law Blog on Lawyers.com

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Corporate Litigation Officers Eye Shareholder Activism
Wall Street Journal (blog)November 5, 2013

The Law Blog covers the legal arena's hot cases, emerging trends and big personalities. It's brought to you by lead writer Jacob Gershman with contributions from across The Wall Street Journal's staff. Jacob comes here after more than half a decade ...more »

Feds pouring big money into aboriginal litigation
Law TimesNovember 11, 2013

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada is at the top of the list of federal departmental spending on legal fees as newly released public accounts figures show the government is pouring big money into litigation over First Nations issues.more »

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Legal adventures in New Zealand: litigation lessons from the Kiwis
Family Law WeekNovember 29, 2013

Six months ago I was informed that I was being sent to the other side of the world, more in prize than in punishment. It is a little disconcerting to travel for so long and find somewhere so similar to home, albeit with far better weather and beaches ...more »

Liability For Use Of Excessive Force By Law Enforcement Officers
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)November 28, 2013

Last Updated: November 28 2013. Article by Laurence Gévry-Fortier · Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP. A ruling by Justice François Huot of the Quebec Superior Court on September 4, 2013 offers a good summary of the principles that apply to the ...more »

Brent Rigging Suit Lawyers Fight Over Litigation Control
BloombergNovember 27, 2013

... PC are urging Carter to name them as lead counsel, with Lovell Stewart as chair. Lead counsel in class actions control the direction of the litigation, assign tasks to other law firms, decide whether to settle or go to trial, and eventually reap ...more »

Cary L. Sandler Asbestos Litigation Law Blog on Lawyers.com
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)November 27, 2013

The Canadian government, in two key actions, has recently acknowledged that asbestos is a hazardous substance linked to numerous deadly illnesses, especially mesothelioma. Nevertheless, the import and use of asbestos products, specifically brake pads, ...more »

Why Is Litigation PR Indispensable For Law Firms
ParamusPost.comNovember 27, 2013

There is an information overload all round. Whether you like it or not, information spreads. However, not all of it is true or not all of it can work in your favour. This is especially true if you are a law firm involved in litigation. You would know ...more »

Goodwin Procter's Growing Appellate Litigation Practice Adds Two US Supreme ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)November 26, 2013

WASHINGTON — Goodwin Procter LLP, a national Am Law 50 firm, announced today that two recent law clerks to Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court have joined the firm as associates in the firm's growing Appellate Litigation Practice. ... corporate law and ...more »

Goodwin Procter's Growing Appellate Litigation Practice Adds Two U.S. ...
4-traders (press release)November 26, 2013

Goodwin Procter LLP, a national Am Law 50 firm, announced today that two recent law clerks to Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court have joined the firm as associates in the firm's growing Appellate Litigation Practice. ... The firm provides corporate law...more »

Goodwin Procter's Growing Appellate Litigation Practice Adds Two US Supreme ...
Business Wire (press release)November 26, 2013

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Goodwin Procter LLP, a national Am Law 50 firm, announced today that two recent law clerks to Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court have joined the firm as associates in the firm's growing Appellate Litigation Practice. ... D ...more »

Goodwin Procter's Growing Appellate Litigation Practice Adds Two US Supreme ...
Business Wire (press release)November 26, 2013

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Goodwin Procter LLP, a national Am Law 50 firm, announced today that two recent law clerks to Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court have joined the firm as associates in the firm's growing Appellate Litigation Practice ...more »

Goodwin Procter's Growing Appellate Litigation Practice Adds Two U.S. ...
4-traders (press release)November 26, 2013

Goodwin Procter LLP, a national Am Law 50 firm, announced today that two recent law clerks to Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court have joined the firm as associates in the firm's growing Appellate Litigation Practice. David J. Zimmer, who served as law ...more »

IP Law Professors Rise-Up Against Patent Assertion Entities
Patently-ONovember 26, 2013

A group of sixty US intellectual property law professors have signed a letter to congress supporting anti-troll patent reform legislation. This effort was driven by Professor Love of Santa Clara and is also signed by Professors Bessen, Goldman, Ghosh ...more »

Quentin Palfrey Joins WilmerHale's IP Litigation Practice
IPWatchdog.comNovember 25, 2013

Named an Intellectual Property Litigation Group of the Year finalist by The American Lawyer in 2012, the firm's lawyers have tried major cases in federal district courts from coast to coast, the US International Trade Commission and abroad, and ...more »

Interim Measures Under Italian Arbitration Law
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)November 25, 2013

It is widely accepted in Italy that the arbitrators should have been expressly granted the power to issue interim measures as it happens in many jurisdictions and as it is well provided in the UNCITRAL Model Law. Certainly the provision (contained in ...more »

On the Docket Pittsburgh: 11/25/13
Pittsburgh Post GazetteNovember 25, 2013

Previously, he practiced employment and civil litigation law with firms in both Pittsburgh and Wheeling, W.Va. He received his law degree from Duquesne University. •. Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney announced the addition of two government relations ...more »

David J. Linesch Whistleblower Litigation Law Blog on Lawyers.com
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)November 22, 2013

Both drivers filed complaints with the Occupationa l Safety and Health Administration alleging that Star Air had discriminated against them in retaliation for activities protected by federal law, and a Labor Department administrative law judge issued ...more »

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