May 29, 2012 Dewey & LeBoeuf filed for bankruptcy protection last night. In the last half century, large corporate law firms have enjoyed an enormously lucrative run. Although in the last four to five years revenue has flattened out.
Apr 27, 2012 Walmart named a former U.S. attorney earlier this year to check compliance with a U.S. bribery law. But is the U.S. law behind the times?
Apr 3, 2012 A New York banquet hall settles a lawsuit to pay waiters tips it never handed over. It’s the latest and biggest payback for jilted waiters.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 3, 2012 In cases like the shooting of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer, it's possible the plaintiffs could add the homeowners' association to an action for its role in setting up the watch.
Feb 2, 2012 A number of law schools across the country are being sued by former students who claim they inflated the numbers on post-graduate job placement.
Feb 2, 2012 A group of recent law graduates sues a dozen law schools, saying the institutions misled them about job and salary prospects.
Dec 28, 2011 I have both private and federal student loans from undergrad and law school... I was wondering if you have any advice as to how best to manage this debt? I'm 28 and single so my financial obligations are otherwise relatively minimal for now, but due to my debt-to-income ratio, I've been unable to really lay away much in the way of personal savings in the 3+ years I've been out of school, let alone start saving for retirement. I'd really appreciate any advice you might be able to give to someone in my situation. Thank you! Kira, New York, NY
Dec 22, 2011 A report on the high cost of law school, which many students borrow to cover, suggests schools should provide information on how their graduates fare in the work world.
May 3, 2012 Patients are beginning to challenge the legality of the "privacy agreements" that some medical offices are enforcing as a way for doctors to control what's said about him or her online.