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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.
Mar 05, 2015

U.S. authorities struggle to find a pattern among aspiring ISIS members on.wsj.com/17WdTao

Mar 05, 2015

Questions linger about plaintiffs’ legal standing in health-law case on.wsj.com/1FbOowK

Mar 05, 2015

Supreme Court set a date for arguments in its coming blockbuster case on same-sex marriage: Tuesday, April 28. on.wsj.com/1M9mMuA

Mar 05, 2015

Which business school is the best? Do rankings really matter? on.wsj.com/1zLQ63B

Mar 05, 2015

New York Fed officials lose power to Washington in regulating big banks on.wsj.com/1zMgdqU

Mar 04, 2015

Though big M&A lateral jumps remain rare, a handful of lawyers have found new digs in recent months. on.wsj.com/1aLUY3W

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