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Bureau Chief, Legal Coverage — Wall Street Journal
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WSJ Bureau Chief overseeing legal coverage. wsj.com/law, blogs.wsj.com/law. Formerly FT's U.S. Financial Correspondent, Capital Markets Reporter

Locke Lord, Edwards Wildman Pair Up

blogs.wsj.com — Partners at Locke Lord LLP and Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP have become the latest to join the law firm merger bandwagon, officially greenlighting a union that will take effect in January.The two firms revealed their proposed merger back in September, saying that a combination would create a firm of approximately 1,000 lawyers working from 23 offices.

Utah Considers Bringing Back the Firing Squad

blogs.wsj.com — wsj-video guid="3B0F9912-451A-4065-9DBD-83277053F752"]Utah is considering bringing back the firing squad, the latest state to propose laws to revive older execution methods, in the event that lethal-injection becomes infeasible. Tennessee earlier this year passed a law allowing for use of the electric chair as a backup plan.

Judge Denies Apple Request for Injunction vs Samsung Phones, Tablets

blogs.wsj.com — A federal judge Wednesday denied a request from Apple Inc. to bar Samsung Electronics Co. from selling smartphones and tablets in the U.S. that infringe on Apple patents.Apple had sought a permanent injunction against certain Samsung products after a judge and jury found in May that the Korean firm had infringed on three of its patents in a high-profile intellectual property dispute.
Apr 24, 2015

Centuries-old manuscript by Ben Franklin, other rare books are at center of big legal battle in New York on.wsj.com/1bpgZp5

Apr 24, 2015

Exclusive: Grand jury probes suspected theft of Benjamin Franklin manuscript on.wsj.com/1bpgZp5

Apr 24, 2015

Kleiner Perkins is seeking nearly $1 million in legal fees from Ellen Pao on.wsj.com/1DrB8CC

Apr 24, 2015

Meanwhile bankers, lawyers could lose $380 million in Comcast-TWC fees on.wsj.com/1DVemp5

Apr 23, 2015

Lawyer who defeated Ellen Pao‘s discrimination lawsuit is now defending Twitter on.wsj.com/1aWbaio

Apr 23, 2015

The latest law school application numbers indicate that the downward spiral is still…spiraling. on.wsj.com/1Ej6YoQ

Apr 23, 2015

WSJ exclusive: Mother of ISIS recruit suspect in Minneapolis voices shock, disbelief on.wsj.com/1blO2dO

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