The Fifth Circuit on Thursday vacated a December ruling upholding the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' rule banning bump stocks and granted an en banc rehearing of a suit challenging the rule.
The Biden administration has agreed to impose new living and sanitary standards on temporary emergency facilities housing hundreds of migrant children to resolve advocates' claims that it was holding minors in unsafe and unsanitary conditions.
Another Texas appellate panel has told a Houston judge — for the 14th time — she is taking too long to rule on pending motions, this time directing her to decide a natural gas transportation company's more than 18-month-old bid to end a personal injury case.
A stockholder of Trecora Resources has sued in Delaware for corporate records, seeking to investigate private equity firm Balmoral Funds LLC's plans to acquire the Texas-based petrochemical products manufacturer in a $247 million tender offer set to expire on Friday at midnight.
Zurich urged the Fifth Circuit to uphold the dismissal of a Louisiana-based helicopter service company's suit seeking to recover COVID-19-related business interruption losses, after a state appeals panel handed a New Orleans restaurant owner a rare win in its own pandemic coverage suit.
The Fifth Circuit has reversed a businessman's conviction for paying illegal kickbacks, but affirmed he was rightly found guilty of conspiring to defraud a federal health care program out of tens of millions of dollars.
International law firm Ashurst has opened its third U.S. office in Austin, Texas, the firm announced Thursday.
Husch Blackwell LLP recently announced that it is beefing up its real estate practice following the passage of last year's federal infrastructure bill with the addition in Houston of a former Winstead PC attorney specializing in eminent domain litigation.
A former Barnes & Thornburg LLP attorney with 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions has joined Fox Rothschild LLP as a partner in Dallas, the firm announced Tuesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling in Texas v. Ysleta, finding that Texas cannot regulate a tribe's electronic bingo, paves the way for Native American tribes in Texas to upscale their gaming operations, say attorneys at McGuireWoods.
Restricted abortion access in many states after the U.S. Supreme Court’s expected reversal of Roe v. Wade may cause corporate recruitment and retention concerns, but before implementing policies that help employees access reproductive care, employers should consider their workforce’s values, legal risks and potential political backlash, says Meredith Kirshenbaum at Goldberg Kohn.
The recent fee-sharing dispute between Edelson and Girardi Keese is a reminder that lawyers who do not strictly follow the applicable rules may risk a disciplinary complaint, lose their share of the fee, or wind up in costly litigation with co-counsel, says David Grossbaum at Hinshaw.
Lawyers for the health care industry's myriad participants — hospitals, pharmacies, telemedicine platforms, investors and more — are fielding countless queries about ethical duties to patients and a minefield of legal risks after the U.S. Supreme Court erased the constitutional right to abortion and allowed states to criminalize the procedure.
Justice Samuel Alito's leaked draft striking down Roe v. Wade underwent few substantive changes before becoming the law of land Friday, signaling a unified conservative majority that never wavered even as public outcry over the decision grew.
As other conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices sought to blunt a political firestorm by emphasizing that their decision to overturn women's constitutional abortion rights on Friday was not an attack on other rights, like those protecting birth control and same-sex couples, Justice Clarence Thomas made it clear that the door should be wide open.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday upheld a Mississippi abortion ban and overturned the constitutional abortion right established nearly 50 years ago in Roe v. Wade, setting the stage for a widespread rollback of abortion rights in many statehouses around the country.
In a scathing and sorrowful dissent, the U.S. Supreme Court's liberal justices warned Friday that the "catastrophic" decision to overturn Roe v. Wade not only strips millions of American women of their constitutional right to abortion but "throws longstanding precedent to the winds" and threatens the very foundation of the U.S. legal system.
President Joe Biden on Friday called the U.S. Supreme Court's decision overturning abortion rights a "tragic error" and called on Congress to codify abortion protections into law.
On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and upheld a Mississippi law banning abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. In this special episode, Law360's The Term breaks down the historic ruling and its potential impacts.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP's decision to shun Second Amendment cases, and by extension famed appellate lawyer Paul Clement, appears to be the latest example of how client selection has become an increasingly important strategy for law firms when it comes to honing their brand.
The third federal judge tapped to oversee a challenge to New York City's vaccine mandate for city workers has issued a statement saying she no longer owns stock in Pfizer after the plaintiffs pressed her on her earlier decision not to recuse herself.
The Republican National Committee argued to the D.C. Circuit Friday that a subpoena from the Jan. 6 House select committee is too broad, urging the appellate court to block the bid for email campaign records and testimony from Salesforce.com, the RNC's software vendor.
Two personal injury attorneys are accused of resolving cases behind their former law firm partners' backs and pocketing thousands of dollars in legal fees for themselves, federal prosecutors in Pennsylvania said Friday.
An Illinois federal magistrate judge refused Thursday to let Costco Wholesale Corp. "circumvent" confidentiality protections for documents in a sprawling antitrust lawsuit accusing major chicken producers of price-fixing, documents Costco wanted to use in parallel arbitration against Tyson Foods Inc.
A new report warned that cyberattacks threaten "catastrophic" harm to the country's utilities, financial systems and energy pipelines, and it urges the country to act now. And a House committee has accused the NFL, the Washington Commanders football team and the team owner of obstructing a sexual misconduct probe.
For those who missed out, here's a look back at the law firms, stories and expert analyses that generated the most buzz on Law360 last week.
In what shaped up to be a particularly historic week at the U.S. Supreme Court, the justices struck down a New York law that placed strict limits on carrying guns outside the home, significantly bolstering gun rights.