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  • Hawaii Judge Blocks Trump’s Revised Travel Ban

    By Cogan Schneier

    A federal judge issued a nationwide injunction against the third iteration of President Donald Trump's travel ban Tuesday.

  • Veteran DC Whistleblower Lawyer Says She Reps 'Good Guy' in Weinstein Scandal

    By C. Ryan Barber

    As Harvey Weinstein became engulfed in scandal over allegations of sexual harassment, Washington-based whistleblower lawyer Debra Katz found herself representing a longtime executive who reportedly had confronted the influential Hollywood producer about his alleged misconduct.

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Regulation

  • Outside Counsel Diversity Initiatives Force Companies to Confront Norms

    By Erin Mulvaney

    Leading in-house counsel, speaking at the Association of Corporate Counsel annual meeting in Washington, open up about their experiences and observations in pushing for outside counsel programs that encourage law firms to embrace diversity. The latest diversity scorecard from The American Lawyer showed diversity numbers at the country's largest firms remained nearly flat between 2015 and 2016.

  • Supreme Court Takes Antitrust Case the Justice Department Supported, Then Abandoned

    By Marcia Coyle

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide an 11-state antitrust challenge to American Express Co.'s merchant rules, a case that the U.S. Justice Department litigated with the states for more than six years and then abandoned at the high court's door.

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