The Federal Communications Commission shouldn't give satellite operator Ligado Networks the green light for a fifth-generation network until it is sure the mobile broadband won't interfere with other companies' satellite operations, a coalition of aviation, satellite and weather groups told the agency.
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Ligado's Plans May Interfere With Other Satellites, FCC Told

The Federal Communications Commission shouldn't give satellite operator Ligado Networks the green light for a fifth-generation network until it is sure the mobile broadband won't interfere with other companies' satellite operations, a coalition of aviation, satellite and weather groups told the agency. Read full article »

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BigLaw Firms Quiet About Lobbying Ties To Saudi Arabia

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP is the only major U.S. law firm to walk away from its lobbying relationship with Saudi Arabia after growing condemnation of its alleged involvement in a journalist's death, as five other major law firms are keeping quiet about their ties to the Middle Eastern kingdom so far. Read full article »

Kavanaugh Gets 7th Circ. As High Court Shuffles Assignments

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday issued an order handing over Justice Elena Kagan’s Seventh Circuit assignment, which she had held since 2010, to newly confirmed Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Read full article »

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Chancery Closes Gender Gap, National Courts Moving Slowly

Delaware lawmakers caused a small stir earlier this month when they confirmed two veteran female attorneys to the state’s Court of Chancery, expanding the nationally important court by two seats while roughly closing the gender gap among its now-seven members for the first time. Read full article »

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GCs Should Take Hack Issues To The Feds, DHS Official Says

Jeanette Manfra, a top cybersecurity and communications official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, tells Law360 why she's inviting general counsel to trade information about cyberthreats with her office and discusses the department's plan to secure the upcoming federal and state elections. Read full article »

Labaton Says 1/3 Of Its Open Cases Include Referral Fees

Nearly one-third of Labaton Sucharow LLP’s open cases came to the firm through referral arrangements, according to a filing Thursday in Massachusetts federal court, offering a peek behind the curtain as the firm faces scrutiny for a payment to a Texas attorney uncovered in the ongoing State Street settlement fee fight. Read full article »

Philly Atty Says Neighboring Starbucks Flooded His File Room

A Philadelphia attorney sued his landlord and Starbucks Corp. in state court Thursday over a 2016 flood — allegedly caused by a pipe clogged with coffee grounds from a neighboring coffee shop — that destroyed archived client files kept in the lawyer’s basement storage room. Read full article »

Atty Urges Justices To Hear Suit Over Defamatory Yelp Review

A personal injury lawyer and her firm have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review the California Supreme Court's split ruling that reverses an order requiring Yelp Inc. to take down defamatory reviews that a former client posted on the customer review site. Read full article »

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GC Cheat Sheet: The Hottest Corporate News Of The Week

Three separate surveys published recently identified the four firms that general counsel fear the most, revealed one in four professional women working in the legal industry experienced some form of sexual harassment or misconduct in the past five years and showed legal industry has a serious problem with bullying. These are some of the stories in corporate legal news you may have missed in the past week.​ Read full article »

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Law360's Pro Say: No 11th-Hour Judicial Picks For Fla. Gov.

The Florida Supreme Court ruled this week that Republican Gov. Rick Scott couldn’t pick three new high court justices in his final hours in office, capping off a strange judicial showdown in the Sunshine State. Carolina Bolado, our senior Florida reporter, joins us on the Pro Say podcast to break it all down. Read full article »

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