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

Locke Lord, Edwards Wildman Pair Up — 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 — 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 — 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

Apr 24, 2015

Exclusive: Grand jury probes suspected theft of Benjamin Franklin manuscript

Apr 24, 2015

Kleiner Perkins is seeking nearly $1 million in legal fees from Ellen Pao

Apr 24, 2015

Meanwhile bankers, lawyers could lose $380 million in Comcast-TWC fees

Apr 23, 2015

Lawyer who defeated Ellen Pao‘s discrimination lawsuit is now defending Twitter

Apr 23, 2015

The latest law school application numbers indicate that the downward spiral is still…spiraling.

Apr 23, 2015

WSJ exclusive: Mother of ISIS recruit suspect in Minneapolis voices shock, disbelief

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