Criminal law is a general term that encompasses a plethora of crimes. This means that different offenses that fall under the criminal law have varying punishment measures. The name given to a type of criminal offense will mostly depend on the country or state where the offense took place. However, the main classifications are felonies, […]
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The crime in drugs is a serious violation of the law and if a person is charged with such lawsuit, even if it’s about possessing a small amount of marijuana can face serious criminal legal charges. Marijuana possessionDrug possession has gone on a large scale in the US since many have been charged with drug […]
Despite the advancement of medical equipment for efficient clinical diagnosis, cases of medical malpractice are still prevalent. This may be because many medical practitioners have become too lenient and reliant on these technological advancements that they fail to give proper treatment for a patient. In consequence, medical negligence cases are nowadays increasing against professional practitioners […]
This type of suit sees the plaintiff seek claims based on a personal injury. It is also known as trip and fall. This suit falls under the jurisdiction of tort law. Tort law deals with cases where one has been harmed physically or psychologically directly or indirectly by the actions of an individual, business , […]
No one wants to get hurt, that part is a no-brainer. But sometimes we do get hurt, and if it is because of negligence on someone else’s part, then we are entitled to compensation for our medical bills and pain and suffering that you may have suffered because of your fall. The person who owns […]
Getting into law school is no easy feat. There are a ton of hoops that you have to jump through, and the course load can become incredibly intense. One of the most sought after law degrees comes from none other than Havard Law School because it is consistently ranked as one of the top law […]
There are so many laws in this world that sometimes it might seem like they are being made up every day by the hundreds. Knowing every single law that there ever was is an almost impossible feat to concur. But every day, students walk into classrooms to learn about the law with the intent of […]
- Ex-Foley & Lardner Partner Enters Not-Guilty Plea in Case Alleging Insider TradingFollowing insider trading charges brought in May, former Bradley Arant Boult Cummings and Foley & Lardner partner Walter "Chet" Little formally denied the allegations in court on Thursday, entering a not-guilty plea alongside a co-defendant in the criminal case.
- Venable Vies for Baltimore Police Monitor Role as Sheppard Mullin Re-Ups in New OrleansAs Baltimore nears a recommendation for a police monitor under a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice, Venable remains as the only law firm in a select group of finalists vying for the role. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, meanwhile, has signed on for an additional three years—and fees of up to $6.4 […]
- Morgan Lewis Lands a New Tax Man in Bill-Slashing Baker McKenzie PartnerBaker McKenzie's North America tax practice head Tom Linguanti has left the global legal giant to join Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. By linking up with John Magee, a high-profile tax controversy partner at his new firm, Linguanti finds himself on a team that over the years he often competed against for work.