Summer-Associate Hiring Increases for Fifth Straight Year

Next summer’s law firm summer-associates class is likely to be the largest since 2009, data from the National Association for Law Placement show.

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  • Arnold & Porter's Modest Growth Still Made for Strong Year

    By Katelyn Polantz

    Arnold & Porter posted its second-best business year ever in 2014. Still, growth was modest, whether to profitability or revenue. “In a very competitive market, we had a strong year," firm chairman Thomas Milch said.

  • DOJ Report Alleges Constitutional Violations by Ferguson Police UPDATED

    By Zoe Tillman

    During the past five years, African-American residents of Ferguson, Missouri, disproportionately were the victims of discriminatory and illegal conduct by police and court officials, the U.S. Department of Justice concluded in a report released on Wednesday.

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  • FTC Cracks Down on Online Reviews

    By Jenna Greene

    A company that touted its online reviews without mentioning that it gave customers who wrote them a discount settled deceptive advertising charges with the Federal Trade Commission on Friday.

  • For Goodyear, Self-Reporting Yields Lighter FCPA Fine

    By Jenna Greene

    More than two years after Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. self-reported its wrongdoing to securities regulators, the company has agreed to pay $16 million to settle foreign-bribery charges.

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