Premium Law 2022-11-08T11:00:00Z
Photo Illustration of two hands exchanging money in front of a statue of Justice.

Law firms that make billions fighting injuries and frauds are very hush-hush about what they pay. Here are the starting salaries at 19 firms from Altshuler to Wigdor.

We've collected data on what summer clerks, fellows, and entry-level associates make at 19 law firms that represent David instead of Goliath.
Politics 2023-03-21T17:28:15Z
Donald Trump and Letitia James.

Trump loses bid to delay October 2 fraud trial where New York attorney general will try to run him out of state

Justice Arthur Engoron held firm on keeping an October trial date "come hell or high water," denying Trump's request for a six-month delay.
Media 2023-03-21T17:02:50Z
Maria Bartiromo.

Fox News producer was forced to spy on Maria Bartiromo, who execs called 'crazy,' 'menopausal,' and 'hysterical,' new lawsuit says

Former Fox News producer Abby Grossberg in her discrimination lawsuit accused the network of having a "poisonous and entrenched patriarchy."
Politics 2023-03-20T22:44:51Z

Trump indictment looms closer in NY; grand jurors in Stormy Daniels 'hush-money' probe expected back Wednesday

Michael Cohen waited in vain Monday to be called as the final, rebuttal witness. The grand jury is not expected to meet again until Wednesday.
Law 2023-03-19T16:40:49Z

Supreme Court to hear trademark dispute case over Jack Daniel's whiskey and poop-themed dog toy

The whiskey maker says the toy infringes on its trademark by mimicking its bottle design. An appeals court said it's protected by the First Amendment.
Politics 2023-03-19T14:57:01Z

How a Trump arrest would play out in NY: Yes, he'll be fingerprinted. No, he probably won't be handcuffed.

If Donald Trump is criminally indicted in New York, he'll have a mugshot taken and be swabbed for DNA. Secret Service will never leave his side.
Politics 2023-03-19T05:31:38Z
Politics 2023-03-19T04:50:58Z

Manhattan DA's office issues staff-wide warning as Trump calls for protests over hush-money investigation: 'We do not tolerate attempts to intimidate our office or threaten the rule of law in New York'

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg privately reassured employees that they would be protected from intimidation, Politico reported.
Politics 2023-03-19T01:02:49Z

Not so fast. A New York grand jury will hear a final surprise witness on Monday and won't vote on Trump indictment until it's over.

A final witness must testify Monday before the Manhattan grand jury that's been hearing evidence since mid-January can vote, a source tells Insider.
Politics 2023-03-18T18:03:51Z

Judge chastises Jan. 6 Capitol rioter, a former high-ranking military officer, during sentencing: 'Astounding and atrocious'

Larry R. Brock was found guilty on six January 6-related charges in November, which included the felony of?obstruction of an official proceeding.
Law 2023-03-18T16:31:16Z

Boeing lawyers argue 737 MAX crash victims didn't have time to feel pain as plane slammed into the ground

Boeing's lawyers say "evidence shows that death was instantaneous" and any speculation about pain experienced during the 737 MAX crash is "unfounded."
Careers 2023-03-18T15:30:33Z

Brooklyn Nets owner Clara Wu Tsai on hosting a job fair at Barclays Center to benefit those impacted by the criminal justice system

Clara Wu Tsai spoke to Insider about hosting a coming job fair with the Reform Alliance at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.
Politics 2023-03-18T14:17:30Z

Trump says he'll be arrested in New York Tuesday; his lawyer says it's based on 'tea leaves' and Fox, not the DA

Former President Trump in a Saturday post on Truth Social claimed that any potential charges would be "BASED ON AN OLD & FULLY DEBUNKED FAIRYTALE."
Enterprise 2023-03-16T21:56:53Z

Students of BloomTech, formerly known as Lambda School, filed a class-action lawsuit against the coding boot camp

Students say the BloomTech coding boot camp, which has raised money from GV and Ashton Kutcher, advertised false placement rates into tech jobs.
Politics 2023-03-16T01:50:33Z

A man in Texas suing his ex-wife's friends for helping her get an abortion is the latest scare-tactic in the anti-abortion movement, experts say

A Texas man is seeking $1 million each from his ex-wife's friends who texted her about her efforts to get an abortion, according to the lawsuit.
Law 2023-03-16T00:44:19Z

A Philly cop has been charged with assault over a bar fight. In 2011, the Fraternal Order of Police made sure he didn't lose his job after being accused of punching his wife in the face.

Philadelphia Police Sgt. James Graber Jr. is accused of assaulting three people after someone started playing hip-hop or R&B music on a bar's jukebox.
News 2023-03-15T23:44:54Z

No, Ron DeSantis can't stop Donald Trump's extradition from Florida to New York if he's indicted. Here's how it would go down.

A Manhattan grand jury may soon indict Donald Trump while the ex-president is in his Mar-a-Lago home in Florida.
News 2023-03-14T19:26:24Z

The Justice Department investigated Jeffrey Epstein's death. Then it went silent.

Jeffrey Epstein's victims — and his brother — are still waiting for answers from the DOJ inspector general, more than three years later.
News 2023-03-14T18:36:47Z

Trump's lawyers keep getting in trouble with judges. Here are the 17 sanctioned so far.

Former President Donald Trump's election challenges have resulted in numerous sanctions for lawyers representing him or working on his behalf.
Sports 2023-03-14T18:32:08Z

A superyacht named "Privacy" and an NDA for his personal chef: Tiger Woods longtime obsession with keeping his life private

Other Tiger Woods girlfriends said he made them sign NDAs. Erica Herman's lawsuit and claims involving sexual abuse are testing the legal walls around the golfer's life.
Politics 2023-03-14T01:49:50Z

Here's why Trump rejected the Manhattan DA's invitation to testify before the New York 'hush-money' grand jury

Trump attorney Joe Tacopina explains why Trump blew off the Manhattan 'hush money' grand jury and why he thinks the case has 'absolutely no legal merit.'
Politics 2023-03-13T20:29:11Z

A rash of proposed Florida laws use 'genocidal rhetoric' to attack trans people, legal experts say

New bills take aim at doctors providing trans health care and change custody law to classify providing gender-affirming care as abuse.
Politics 2023-03-13T17:47:02Z

Michael Cohen testifies before Trump New York 'hush money' grand jury, admits he feels 'a little twisted, inside'

As Michael Cohen went inside to testify, he said it's 'been a long time coming' and that he's not seeking revenge, just to hold Trump 'accountable.'
Politics 2023-03-13T17:25:50Z

Inside the Trump New York grand jury room — an indictment looms amid '40s-era furniture, linoleum-topped desks

Michael Cohen is testifying against Trump inside a grim, 4th-floor room overlooking a concrete courtyard. Here's what the secret process looks like.
Employees 2023-03-11T08:00:00Z

Mass layoffs including workers who are pregnant or on parental leave may seem unfair, but it's not illegal in the US — here's why

A US worker on parental leave "doesn't have a greater right to benefits or employment than somebody who's not," a law professor told Insider.
Politics 2023-03-11T05:42:58Z

Canada Supreme Court justice on indefinite paid leave after he had a fight in Arizona hotel over his alleged 'creepy' behavior toward female guests while drunk

Justice Russell Brown was punched twice in the face after he followed hotel guests he had met at the bar to their room, according to a police report.
Politics 2023-03-11T02:33:55Z

Michael Cohen to testify at Trump 'hush money' grand jury next week in last step before a possible indictment

As a key witness to the $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels, Trump's lawyer-turned-nemesis may present the final evidence before a NY indictment vote.
Politics 2023-03-10T17:48:31Z

Michael Cohen predicts 'liar' Trump won't testify as Manhattan hush-money indictment looms

Trump can lie on 'Untruth Social,' but not to a grand jury, Cohen said Friday before starting a 'long' meeting with Manhattan prosecutors.
Politics 2023-03-08T22:20:35Z

As possibility of a Trump indictment grows, Kellyanne Conway jokes with Manhattan DA staff before 2-hour visit

Trump's 2016 campaign manager and former advisor can directly link Trump to an illegal $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels, Michael Cohen has alleged.
Premium Tech 2023-03-07T12:52:06Z

ChatGPT and generative AI could be stopped in their tracks by copyright law. Here's how it could play out.

AI companies believe their platforms should be able to learn from copyrighted material without triggering lawsuits. Copyright law disagrees, writes John Eden.
Premium Media 2023-03-06T23:17:25Z

Vice owes nearly $10 million to tech consultancy Wipro, a new court filing alleges, as multiple vendors chase fees from the troubled media giant

Vice Media, whose CEO, Nancy Dubuc, made a sudden exit in February, is facing legal action from vendors over fees as it continues to search for a buyer.
Politics 2023-03-06T19:06:01Z

Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chair, to pay $3.1 million in Justice Department settlement

The settlement, revealed in court papers in Florida, is Manafort's consequences for hiding assets in some 20 foreign bank accounts from the IRS.
Politics 2023-03-06T18:37:28Z

Trump Org trial: NY fraud case has so much evidence that defense complains they don't have time to review it

The Trump Org's fraud case could be delayed because defense attorneys claim there's so much evidence it would take one person 15 months to review.
Science 2023-03-05T13:31:58Z

'Truth serum' drugs do exist. Here's how medicines like sodium pentothal and scopolamine can manipulate the brain.

"Truth serum" comes in several forms, including sodium pentothal. Find out how the drugs work to make it more difficult — but not impossible — to lie.
Law 2023-03-03T22:35:59Z

ExxonMobil is accused of failing to protect workers after 5 nooses were found at its Louisiana chemical plant

Employees found nooses hung at an ExxonMobil plant, but the company didn't do enough to protect workers, a federal agency says in a new lawsuit.
Politics 2023-03-03T18:54:34Z

Trump asks for the moon in NY attorney general fraud case, demanding more time despite strict warning from judge

Lawyers for Trump and his business say the attorney general's accusations are far too complicated, and they need 6 extra months to prepare for trial.
Politics 2023-03-02T22:36:32Z

In battle with Attorney General Letitia James, Trump may force his nemesis Michael Cohen to testify in his defense

Attorney General Letitia James also said in court papers she may try to redepose Donald and Eric Trump.
Retail 2023-03-02T10:00:00Z

Judge nixes Nike's attempt to close the courtroom as key details are discussed in lawsuit filed by former NFL player Odell Beckham Jr.

Beckham sued Nike in November, alleging breach of contract. A judge this week declined a Nike request to close the courtroom for a hearing.
Retail 2023-03-01T10:00:00Z

Nike is doubling down on litigation in a fierce battle to protect its patents and trademarks. Here's every brand it has sued in recent years.

As sportswear becomes more high-tech and counterfeits multiply, Nike is making more trips to the courthouse. Here's a list of some recent lawsuits.
Politics 2023-03-01T01:31:36Z

Steve Bannon's 'We Build The Wall' is now a zombie charity. The only guy left is an unpaid lawyer whom a judge won't let quit.

"We Build The Wall's" director resigned Tuesday. But it has one final victim: its defense lawyer, who's not getting paid and has to stay on the case.
Premium Tech 2023-02-28T17:27:36Z

Meet the top 8 lawyers helping startups patent artificial intelligence and comply with rules on privacy and safety

Attorneys are leveraging their own tech backgrounds to help tech startups address AI in the medical-device, electric-vehicle, and other industries.
Politics 2023-02-27T19:02:05Z

Inside Michael Cohen's topsy turvy relationship with the Manhattan DA's office that could put Trump behind bars

They've had as many on-camera break-ups and make-ups as Bennifer. Still, Trump's former fixer and the Manhattan DA's office are going steady again.
Politics 2023-02-27T15:14:22Z

Donald Trump's docket: All the legal cases and investigations Trump faces as he runs for reelection in 2024

Donald Trump and his business are tangled in a wide array of significant federal and local investigations and lawsuits. Here's where they all stand.
Premium Tech 2023-02-27T10:35:00Z

Michael Klausner, the SPAC boom's chief naysayer, is trying to prevent another frenzy for good

Klausner is taking his legal theories to court in a suit against SPAC sponsor GigCapital that could have far-reaching consequences for the market.
Law 2023-02-26T11:01:31Z

Japan plans to raise the age of consent from 13 years old in an overhaul of sex crime legislation

The age of consent in Japan has not changed since 1907. The proposal is part of a wider push to overhaul sex crime legislation.
Tech 2023-02-24T10:00:00Z

Elon Musk faces upward of $130 million in legal costs to fight laid-off Twitter workers over severance pay

Thousands of former Twitter employees are fighting for better severance pay through arbitration, a costly process for employers.
Politics 2023-02-24T01:27:40Z

What states are commonwealths? Here are the 4 in the US, plus other commonwealth territories

What is a commonwealth, and why are only four of the 50 states in the United States commonwealths?
Law 2023-02-22T22:15:11Z

McDonald's locations in Pennsylvania broke child labor laws, with kids under 16 operating deep fryers, Labor Department says

The fast food restaurants employed more than 150 kids, some as young as 14, at hours prohibited by federal law, according to the Department of Labor.
Tech 2023-02-21T15:24:01Z

Elon Musk's lawyers are making closing arguments in a trial over his $56 billion pay package that could be decided as soon as today

The drummer of a heavy metal band alleged Elon Musk's pay package goes "beyond the bounds of reasonable judgment." He sued to get the plan rescinded.
News 2023-02-19T20:58:05Z

Lawyer spent over $10 million in loans for fake clients to live in a Las Vegas hotel and gamble '24/7' for six months, lawsuit alleges

Sara Jacqueline King, a licensed attorney in California, allegedly secured 97 loans for nonexistent clients, a lawsuit claims.
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