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WSJ Bureau Chief overseeing legal coverage. http://t.co/wz1IVuKD0J, http://t.co/lpRjyGnx4j. Formerly FT's U.S. Financial Correspondent, Capital Markets Reporter

Supreme Court to Weigh Challenge to Obama’s Immigration Plan

blogs.wsj.com — The Supreme Court Monday said it would rule on the Obama administration's stalled plan to defer deportation of more than four million illegal immigrants, setting the stage for a blockbuster ruling on presidential powers in June. Read the full story here by WSJ's Jess Bravin.

Plea Deals Offered to Some Dewey Defendants

blogs.wsj.com — A Manhattan prosecutor offered plea deals on Monday to two former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP executives that would end a financial fraud case against them stemming from the law firm's 2012 collapse. The unexpected deals came during a court hearing moments after prosecutors first discussed retrying a slimmed down version of the case, which ended in a mistrial earlier this year.

Dewey Trial Puts Ban on Written Jury Instructions in Sharp Relief

blogs.wsj.com — By Sara Randazzo and Jacob Gershman Jurors in criminal trials face the challenge of deciding a person's innocence or guilt by applying complex laws. In trials in New York state court, unlike in most other states, they have to do it without written instructions.
Oct 02, 2015

Would #Dewey jury deliberations be going fast if they had their instructions in writing? on.wsj.com/1Vt3eeH

Oct 02, 2015

RT @sara_randazzo: Would #Dewey jury deliberations be going fast if they had their instructions in writing? on.wsj.com/1Vt3eeH

Oct 05, 2015

RT @sara_randazzo: Would #Dewey jury deliberations be going fast if they had their instructions in writing? on.wsj.com/1Vt3eeH

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.
Dec 01, 2014

Partners at Locke Lord and Edwards Wildman Palmer have become the latest to join the law firm merger bandwagon on.wsj.com/1twcEmK

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.
Aug 27, 2014

Judge denies request from Apple to bar Samsung from selling smartphones and tablets on.wsj.com/1q5WjXA

Feb 05, 2016

Judge denies access to source code for DNA software used in criminal cases on.wsj.com/1L3a0xN

Feb 02, 2016

FBI joins broad criminal probe into Flint’s contaminated water on.wsj.com/1maSpxl

Feb 01, 2016

Baltimore gets flak for paying law firm about $600 an hour in Justice Department case t.co/W2Vd2ZvdkX

Jan 27, 2016

Prosecutors pierced Shkreli, his attorney’s legal privilege t.co/8LxVlH6Lyn

Jan 21, 2016

U.S. tightens visa-waiver rules following terror attacks on.wsj.com/1PrkEzh


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