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Bureau Chief, Legal Coverage — Wall Street Journal
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WSJ Bureau Chief overseeing legal coverage: wsj.com/law and blogs.wsj.com/law. Formerly the U.S. Financial Correspondent at the Financial Times.

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.
Jan 26, 2015

Prosecutors retraced the digital footprints that led them to suspect Ross Ulbricht as Silk Road's alleged mastermind on.wsj.com/1JPUBQ4

Jan 23, 2015

NFL has appointed Manhattan attorney Ted Wells to get to the bottom of “Deflategate” on.wsj.com/1zE1Tq0 via @WSJ

Jan 23, 2015

A World War II nurse’s VA lobotomy takes toll on family she raised on.wsj.com/1CZov26

Jan 23, 2015

Head of DoJ's public corruption unit, Jack Smith, is leaving for U.S. attorney’s office in Nashville @joe_palazzolo on.wsj.com/1BkSbqE

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