The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law on Sept. 1 dedicated its new, $62.5 million building with U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Utah Gov. Gary Herbert in attendance. Meanwhile, students at Boston University School of Law also returned to campus this week in a revamped space.
- With Novel Argument, Automakers Seek Stay in Airbag Suits
- Texas Abortion Clinics Ask Supreme Court to Review Restrictions
- State Department Wants One Judge to Oversee Clinton Email Searches
- Supreme Court Patent Fee Fight Yields $1.8 Million Award
- Clerk's Texts and Law Firm Ties Prompt Move to Disqualify Judge
- EEOC Finds Women Profs Paid Less at Denver Law School
The U.S. Department of State has asked the federal district court in Washington to assign a single judge to oversee issues related to the search of Hillary Clinton's emails and records provided by her former State Department aides.
Lawyers for a woman who has accused professional baseball player Alfredo Simón Cabrera of rape have asked the judge in the case to step down, citing one of his clerk's ties to the law firm representing Cabrera. The disqualification effort was prompted by text messages the clerk sent to one of Cabrera's lawyers.
A Washington federal appeals court held Tuesday for the second time that a part of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's conflict mineral labeling rule violates the First Amendment.
A senior executive from Takata Corp. appeared before the Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday to update lawmakers on the recall of nearly 34 million vehicles installed with the company's air bags.
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Automakers sued over faulty airbags made by Takata Corp. have asked a federal judge in Florida to halt the litigation for at least six months, arguing that the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and not the courts, has "primary jurisdiction" over claims brought by consumers.
A dispute over attorney fees in a patent case that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court last year has finally brought the winning lawyer a nearly $1.8 million fee award.