New York’s federal public defender’s office has a new leader in David E. Patton, a visiting law professor at Stanford. In his new role Patton will oversee the lawyers appointed to represent defendants who cannot
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Chief Justice Dipak Misra of the Patna High Court has been transferred to the Delhi High Court.
Thomas Sheridan is pleased to announce the launch of the personal injury law firm's newly redesigned website - www.sheridanandmurray.com. TheThe Philadelphia injury lawyer,
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has announced that Helen V. Cantwell has joined the firm as counsel in the Litigation Department, resident in the firm’s New York office. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Cantwell served for
Jack Delany of Delany and O'Brien co-authors paper on juror profiling in the Myspace(R) and Facebook(R) era
The Internet and information technology has transformed society in general and the mindset of a jury panel. It has reshaped how they think and learn, obtain information, communicate, entertian themselves, shop and
Dewey & LeBoeuf has hired a partner from Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson to co-chair its compensations, benefits and employment department. Howard Adler is set to join Dewey’s New York office next month.
The NYT’s City Room blog reports that Roy Den Hollander — “a Manhattan lawyer and a self-described antifeminist” who in the past year has sued nightclubs for favoring women by offering ladies’ night discounts
A federal judge in New York City has allowed sex discrimination claims to proceed against Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, an intellectual property law firm that fired an associate two days after she complained in an
Christopher Marcus, a restructuring partner from Kirkland's US rival Weil, joins the firm as partner in New York. Marcus has advised on a number of high-profile restructurings including WorldCom in 2003.
The world’s elite firms are jostling for position on Kohlberg Kravis Roberts’s (KKR) landmark dual listing in Amsterdam and New York. A team from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett led by partner Alan Klein is advising
Family court Judge Rob Murfitt in New Zealand has had enough with parents giving their children bizarre names here, and did something about it. Just ask Talula Does The Hula From Hawaii. He had her renamed. In his
White & Case has appointed former chairman Duane Wall as head of the firm’s global bank advisory practice. The move is a response to the loss of prominent financial services regulatory partner and former head, Kevin