Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP announced today that Jordan J. Metzger has joined the firm as a partner in the real estate and finance practice group in New York. Mr. Metzger brings extensive experience in real estate
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Yale Law School will end its policy of not working with military recruiters following a court ruling this week that jeopardized about $300 million in federal funding, school officials said Wednesday.
A New York law firm accused of paying kickbacks to plaintiffs in class-action and shareholder lawsuits said Wednesday that one of its partners will be indicted and more charges will be filed against the firm.
An advocacy group for Muslims in the United States called on the FBI on Tuesday to investigate an attack on Muslim worshippers outside an Ohio mosque.
US firm Chadbourne & Parke has renewed its commitment to Ukraine after last week's raid by CMS Cameron McKenna.
A federal judge on Monday tossed out a lawsuit filed by California that sought to hold the world's six largest automakers accountable for their contribution to global warming.
Michael Mukasey, President George W. Bush's pick to replace Alberto Gonzales as attorney general, is not expected to prompt the confirmation battle that Senate Democrats threatened to wage if a more partisan nominee was
California drivers under the age of 18 will be prohibited from driving while using cell phones and other electronic devices, under a law signed Thursday by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Jury selection to start this week for Robles' trial on charges stemming from alleged theft of $13.5 million from clients
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice released the annual State Department Report on International Religious Freedom Friday, criticizing what it considered to be sharp decreases in religious freedom and an increase in
An Afghan terror suspect has been transferred to Guantanamo Bay, the US Department of Defense (DOD) announced Wednesday. Known only as Inayatullah, DOD said the detainee has admitted to being the head of al-Qaeda
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (AP) -- Hike up those pants. Droopy drawers that bare skin or underwear might soon be forbidden fashion on the streets of several cities, and violators could be forced to part with some cash.
The lawyer whom the FBI wrongly accused in the 2004 Madrid terrorist bombings was back in court Monday to argue the merits of the USA Patriot Act's provisions for surveillance of U.S. citizens. The case is the latest
For more than 35 years, presumably intelligent jurists, in the highest courts in the land, have turned their otherwise sharp minds into blunt instruments when it comes to denying whites admission to college or graduate
On Thursday, a judge in Polk County, Iowa issued a decision striking down an Iowa state law which declares that "only a marriage between a male and a female is valid," effectively opening the door for same-sex couples in