Title Litigation. Legal news and articles for May 23 - 31, 2017

The Outcome of This Obscure Lawsuit Could Undermine Constitutional GovernmentLaw placing prez, veep above litigation proposedLouisiana Senators Won't Rework Marriage Law, Defer to CourtMaking Legal Aid Part of the Law Curriculum at UVaPTO Litigation Report – May 30, 2017The Business of Litigation Finance Is BoomingThe Business of Litigation Finance Is BoomingRM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Sunrun Inc.RM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against JBS SAPTO Litigation Report – May 26, 2017 | The National Law ReviewBerkeley County retains law firm in opioid litigation | West Virginia ...Virtual Law Firm Takes on the Careerist | Litigation DailyPTO Litigation Report – May 25, 2017Pensacola law firm involved in lawsuit against IranCould proposed litigation ban put UNC's accreditation at risk?

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San Luis Obispo Jury Rules In Favor Of Smith Law Offices, LLP Client
PR Newswire (press release)May 3, 2017

RIVERSIDE, Calif., May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smith Law Offices, LLP – a trial and litigation law firm specializing in public sector, labor and employment, regulatory, healthcare and business litigation – announced today that a San Luis ...more »

EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Citizens, Inc. - CIA
Markets InsiderMay 3, 2017

NEW YORK, May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Citizens, Inc. securities (NYSE: CIA) from March 11, 2015 through March 8, 2017, both ...more »

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The Outcome of This Obscure Lawsuit Could Undermine Constitutional Government
The Nation.May 31, 2017

In 2012, the state legislature passed a so-called “fetal pain law,” which bans abortions after 20 weeks and grants district attorneys access to patients' medical records. Three doctors promptly filed a lawsuit against the state, arguing that the law ...more »

Law placing prez, veep above litigation proposed
RepublicaMay 31, 2017

The bill registered in parliament earlier this week proposes that no case shall be filed in a court of law raising any questions over the official decisions of the president or vice-president and the discharge of their duties, even after they retire ...more »

Louisiana Senators Won't Rework Marriage Law, Defer to Court
U.S. News & World ReportMay 30, 2017

"If this bill passes, costly litigation will almost certainly follow, an expense this state can ill-afford," Braun told senators. She added: "No one benefits when a state interferes with two people who wish to express their love through the bond of ...more »

Making Legal Aid Part of the Law Curriculum at UVa
WMRA Public RadioMay 30, 2017

ANGELA CIOLFI: We really wanted to teach the students about the role of lawyers and lawyering for change, and the role of race and poverty in American life, and we thought that having a civil rights litigation clinic would be the best way to do that ...more »

PTO Litigation Report – May 30, 2017
The National Law ReviewMay 30, 2017

PTO Litigation Center is published by Washington, DC based intellectual property specialty firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox. Founded in 1978, Sterne Kessler ... The National Law Review is not a law firm nor is www.NatLawReview.com intended to be a ...more »

The Business of Litigation Finance Is Booming
Bloomberg Big Law BusinessMay 30, 2017

The financing of Pierce Sergenian marks the first time that a law firm and funder have gone public about the existence of such a portfolio-investment arrangement. “It sends a message to deep-pocketed defendants and their law firms that we can go up ...more »

The Business of Litigation Finance Is Booming
BloombergMay 30, 2017

Currently, Burford has a $100 million investment in a global law firm's portfolio of commercial litigation and a $50 million investment in another large firm's arbitration cases. Burford has also invested $45 million to fuel the litigation efforts of a ...more »

RM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Sunrun Inc.
PR Newswire (press release)May 26, 2017

BERWYN, Pa., May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RM LAW, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased Sunrun Inc. (NASDAQ: RUN) ("Sunrun" or the "Company") securities between September 10, ...more »

RM LAW Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against JBS SA
PR Newswire (press release)May 26, 2017

BERWYN, Pa., May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RM LAW, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased JBS S.A. (OTC: JBSAY) ("JBS" or the "Company") American Depository Receipts ("ADRs") ...more »

PTO Litigation Report – May 26, 2017 | The National Law Review
The National Law ReviewMay 26, 2017

All new filings before the PTAB of petitions for inter partes review and covered business methods review as well as any newly posted requests for ex parte ...more »

Berkeley County retains law firm in opioid litigation | West Virginia ...
Herald-Mail MediaMay 26, 2017

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Berkeley County (W.Va.) Council voted 3-2 Thursday to engage in opioid litigation aimed at pharmaceutical drug distributors that ...more »

Virtual Law Firm Takes on the Careerist | Litigation Daily
The Am Law Litigation DailyMay 26, 2017

A few weeks ago I wrote that I doubted cloud-based operations are competing against Big Law for major rainmakers and clients. One virtual firm took issue wit...more »

PTO Litigation Report – May 25, 2017
The National Law ReviewMay 25, 2017

Listed below are all new filings before the PTAB of petitions for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business methods review (CBM). Also listed are any newly-posted requests for ex parte reexamination at the USPTO. This listing is current as of 10 ...more »

Pensacola law firm involved in lawsuit against Iran
WEARMay 24, 2017

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WEAR) — A Pensacola law firm is going after terrorists by filing a lawsuit against the nation of Iran. Levin Papantonio is one of eight firms that are involved. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of injured veterans, their families, and ...more »

Could proposed litigation ban put UNC's accreditation at risk?
News & ObserverMay 23, 2017

Now, some are warning of another accreditation risk – the board's proposed ban on litigation at the UNC Center for Civil Rights at the law school in Chapel Hill. Accrediting bodies review academic standards, curriculum, financial status and governance ...more »

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