Meet The New Lawyers in Congress

When the 114th Congress convenes in January, the U.S. Capitol will be a little less lawyerly. But not by much. Members of Congress holding J.D.s will sit in 160 of the House of Representatives' 435 seats and 53 of the Senate's 100.

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Legal Times

  • Lawyers See Business Opportunity in Obama's Cuba Opening

    By Andrew Ramonas and Katelyn Polantz

    The U.S. business community is largely divided on the benefits of rapprochement between the United States and Cuba, with industries including cigar retailers hesitant to embrace President Barack Obama’s diplomatic opening.

  • Is It Time to Regulate the 'Sharing Economy'?

    By Andrew Ramonas

    David Hantman, the chief lobbyist for home-rental business Airbnb Inc., on Monday cautioned government regulators against imposing new rules on members of the so-called "sharing economy" without conclusive data that justifies the regulations.

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Supreme Court Brief

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Litigation

  • Asset Seizures Gone Wrong

    By Jenna Greene

    In 2014, the FTC won asset freezes coupled with temporary restraining orders in 29 cases naming 145 companies and 82 individuals, a 45 percent increase from 2013, according to an analysis by The National Law Journal.

  • Verdicts & Settlements

    A summary of this week's notable cases.

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