A British ad mogul did not defame a Manhattan firm by, among other things, erroneously telling a journalist the firm was based in Florida, not New York, a judge has determined. "There is nothing defamatory about the statement that a law firm is located in Florida as many respected law firms are located in Florida and the statement does not reflect poorly on plaintiffs' character or abilities as lawyers and a law firm," the judge said.
ILTA launches Legal Technology Future Horizons, a yearlong project led by Fast Future's Rohit Talwar to analyze tech disruption, change, and adaption.
As the U.S. and Russian governments trade accusations over espionage activities and human rights abuses, Baker & McKenzie of counsel Thomas Firestone, a former Justice Department official and liaison to the U.S. embassy in Moscow, has been expelled from the country.
A day after a congressional panel claimed that Apple Inc. uses offshore entities to avoid U.S. taxes, senators on Tuesday grilled the company's chief executive officer and two colleagues about their tax strategy.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have persuaded a federal judge to grant them access to prison documents and photos of their client, apparently to help them build a case mitigating against the death penalty.
No new offer was made during the talks, which lasted about three hours, said Ian Davie, a Legal Services NYC senior staff attorney. Negotiations are scheduled to resume on Friday, he said, adding that the strike still remains in effect.
Four years after issuing a landmark decision requiring law enforcement authorities to obtain a warrant before attaching a GPS device to a criminal suspect's car, the state Court of Appeals is poised to revisit the issue in a civil context with profound implications for personal privacy.