By Michael Macagnone and Jimmy Hoover
After Republicans increased their margin in the Senate with a slew of victories Tuesday night, they have an easier path to confirm judges both at the appellate level and at the U.S. Supreme Court.
By Braden Campbell
Meaningful changes to the labor and employment law landscape are a long shot after Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives, but the shift gives the Democrats a platform to spotlight priorities like workers’ organizing rights. Here’s a look at what Tuesday’s midterm election results might mean for employers.
By Ryan Davis
In the wake of the midterm elections, attorneys expect patent legislation to remain a fairly low priority in the next Congress, with bills aimed at strengthening patents facing uncertain prospects of passage and legislators long focused on intellectual property leaving office.
By Michelle Casady
The election of more than two dozen Democratic judges to Texas' Republican-dominated intermediate courts of appeal in the midterm elections could mean litigants will see more deference to trial court judgments and more consumer-friendly rulings, experts say.
By Matthew Perlman
House Democrats will have a platform to push their progressive antitrust priorities well before the next presidential election after winning control of the chamber in Tuesday's midterm elections.
By Diana Novak Jones
Voters in conservative states pushed forward a wave of cannabis legalization initiatives during Tuesday's midterm elections, a showing of bipartisan support that experts say bodes well for the industry as it looks to go mainstream.
By Lou Cannon
Lou Cannon, editorial adviser and columnist at LexisNexis State Net Capitol Journal, dissects the results of the governor’s races and state legislative chambers in the 2018 midterm elections.
By Evan Migdail and Melissa Gierach
Now that the results of the 2018 election are (mostly) in, Evan Migdail and Melissa Gierach at DLA Piper LLP consider what a Democratic House, Republican Senate and Trump administration may be able to accomplish in the way of tax policy during the lame-duck session and the upcoming 116th Congress.
By Ali Zaidi, Paul Tanaka and Bob Fleishman
Last week's midterm elections changed the regulatory landscape for energy and the environment in three subtle yet significant ways, say attorneys with Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
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