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

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.
Dec 17, 2014

"Imagine having Watson there with you in the courtroom," said Robert Weber, IBM's outgoing GC @joe_palazzolo

Dec 17, 2014

Arizona’s Request to Block Driver’s Licenses for Young Illegal Immigrants Denied

Dec 17, 2014

Here's more analysis on a federal judge ruling that Obama's executive immigration order was unconstitutional via @WSJ

Dec 17, 2014

2014 1L enrollment in ABA-approved law schools lowest since 1974, when there were 53 fewer schools @joe_palazzolo

Dec 16, 2014

DOJ abandoned this misbranding prosecution after spending precious resources to obtain a jury verdict

Dec 16, 2014

Jury rules Apple didn’t violate antitrust laws with its iPod music players

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