Cleveland's legal market still punches above its weight. Although the city has a smaller population than Detroit, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Phoenix and Seattle, it ranks higher on the NLJ 500, which measures the number of lawyers at major firms.
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Thomas Tamm, a former U.S. Department of Justice lawyer who faced disciplinary action for leaking information to the press about domestic surveillance under President George W. Bush, was censured on Thursday by the D.C. Court of Appeals.
Hillary Clinton still faces scrutiny over her email practices as secretary of state, but a federal court ruling on Friday cleared the Democratic presidential nominee from facing an in-person deposition by a government watchdog group’s lawyers. Although she will have to submit to answering questions in writing.
A national data and marketing association is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a Colorado law that imposes notice-and-reporting requirements on out-of-state retailers that do not collect sales taxes from customers in the taxing state.
Federal regulators on Friday recommended "universal testing" of donated blood for the Zika virus at centers in the United States, which could stress blood centers and testing facilities, not all of which have access to the new tests.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission wants the power to punish companies for retaliating against whistleblowers, a move that would align the agency's stance with the stronger position taken by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. On Tuesday, citing the inconsistency between the agencies, the CFTC proposed discarding its earlier position to instead take a tougher approach toward retaliation.