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Lawyers Weigh In After Judge Fights the Law–and Loses

Photo: rudall30/Shutterstock.com As a Texas prosecutor for 10 years, Dallas attorney Philip Ray said he sometimes saw his colleagues making ethically questionable decisions on cases. Want to continue reading?Become a Free ALM Digital Reader. Benefits of a Digital Membership: Free access to 3 articles* every 30 days Access to the entire ALM network of websites Unlimited access to the ALM …

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Lawyers Allegedly Manufactured TCPA Claims

Better bust out the popcorn—the Navient Solutions, LLC v. Law Offices of Jeffrey Lohman, P.C. case is still as crazy as ever. We’ve been chronicling this drama for several months now, and the court continues to absolutely skewer these TCPA plaintiff-lawyers, who are sitting the other side of the V for a change. Navient is alleging the law firm conducted to manufacture …

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Lawyers in Mexicali demand courts to reopen amid the pandemic

News MEXICALI, B.C. (KYMA, KECY)-Mexicali lawyers demand Baja California State Justice Center to reopen its doors amid the pandemic. With COVID-19 cases rising in Mexicali, it’s been four months since lawyers have been on lockdown from their duties. The lawyers say thousands of people are affected due to court closures. They say the court hearings cannot be stopped, so they …

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Meet the Lawyers Who Want to Overhaul Oracle and Facebook’s Boardrooms

Frank Bottini of Bottini & Bottini and Louise Renne of Renne Public Law Group (courtesy photo; Hillary Jones-Mixon) Two shareholder derivative lawsuits filed last week demanding that Oracle and Facebook each replace three of their board members with Black and minority leaders did not mince any words. Want to continue reading?Become a Free ALM Digital Reader. Benefits of a Digital Membership: Free access to …

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Lawyers Withdraw, Aiming to Revise, $1.1 Billion Class Settlement Over Roundup

Roundup weedkiller on shelves at Walmart in Baltimore, March 14. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM Two days after a federal judge said he was likely to deny approval of Bayer’s $1.1 billion class action settlement over Roundup, the lead plaintiffs attorneys withdrew their court documents in order to revise the agreement. Want to continue reading?Become a Free ALM Digital Reader. Benefits …

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U-M Argues They Don’t Owe Students COVID Refunds; Students’ Lawyers Respond

University of Michigan. Courtesy of iStock. Fink Bressack claims the class-action lawsuit doesn’t infringe on U-M’s First Amendment rights.  As more universities, including several Ivy League schools, announce plans for limited campuses in the fall in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a local law firm is still fighting in-state schools for partial tuition reimbursements from the winter 2020 semester.   Fink Bressack, a law firm with offices in Bloomfield Hills and …

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What’s Next: Meet the Lawyers Who Want to Overhaul Oracle’s and Facebook’s Boardrooms + We Have Ground Rules for Attorney Fees in Zoom’s Privacy Litigation

Welcome back for another week of What’s Next, where we report on the intersection of law and technology. Here’s what we’ve got for you today: This premium content is locked forLaw.com subscribers only. Subscribe Now Already have an account? Sign In NowInterested in customizing your subscription with Law.com access?Contact our Sales Professionals at 1-855-808-4530 or send an emailto groupsales@alm.com to learn …

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Day school survivors get easier access to lawyers of their choice in class action settlement

Following a June 17 Federal Court order, it is now easier for the former students of Indian and federal day schools to get legal advice from lawyers of their choice when applying for the Indian Day Schools (IDS) class action settlement. Free legal advice on settlement claims is being offered by Gowling WLG, the legal firm handling the settlement. Prior to this motion, if day school survivors …

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