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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, shown in 2012, spoke at the Heritage Foundation just days after the 25th anniversary of his ascension to the high court. (AP)

Justice Thomas Denounces Politicization Of High Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas lamented both the state of political partisanship gripping the nation's capital and the spillover effects it has had on the integrity of the high court, broadly proclaiming to a D.C. audience Wednesday evening that "we're destroying our institutions."

  • Money Tree Execs Owe $3M Damages To Creditors, Jury Says

    A Georgia federal jury on Wednesday awarded creditors of defunct payday lender Money Tree Inc. more than $3 million in actual and punitive damages, finding that relatives of the company’s late founder and its former chairman did not act in the best interests of the creditors.

  • PwC Must Cough Up Docs In NY AG Exxon Climate Probe

    A New York judge on Wednesday ordered PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to comply with a state attorney general subpoena for documents related to an investigation into whether Exxon Mobil Corp. lied to investors about climate-change-related risks to its business.

  • Ex-Sanofi EpiPen Alternative Auvi-Q Coming Back In 2017

    Kaléo Pharma, the inventor of an EpiPen alternative sold by Sanofi-Aventis that was pulled off the market in 2015 following dosing concerns, has rebought the drug and will start selling a revamped version in the beginning of 2017, the company announced Wednesday.

  • UBS, Barclays Settle With Bondholders In Libor Suit

    Bondholders suing major banks for allegedly conspiring to manipulate the London Interbank Offered Rate told a Manhattan federal judge on Wednesday that they have settled with UBS AG and Barclays Bank PLC.

  • 2nd Circ. Denies 'Mini-Madoff' Cohort's Bail Motion

    The Second Circuit quickly punted the bail motion of a New York woman convicted in the Agape World Inc. Ponzi scheme run by a man dubbed the "mini-Madoff," saying only hours after the motion was heard on Tuesday that the matter should first be considered in the district court.

  • RJ Reynolds Hit With $29M Verdict In Smoking Death Trial

    A Florida jury slammed R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. with $20 million in punitive damages Tuesday in a trial over the lung disease death of a sailor's chain-smoking wife, adding to an $8.8 million compensatory verdict awarded a day earlier and amounting to far more than the plaintiff requested.



Cubs’ Lydia Wahlke On Winning Seasons And The Magic Of Wrigley

By Melissa Maleske

In a 10-minute interview, Chicago Cubs General Counsel Lydia Wahlke dished to Law360 about the best seats at Wrigley Field, her love of “The Great British Baking Show,” and why losing the National League Championship Series last year felt a little like settling on the eve of trial.