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The Justice Department announced the second-largest antitrust fine in U.S. history today as LG Display Co., a South Korean company that manufactures liquid crystal displays for televisions, computers, and cell phones, agreed to pay $400 million for participating in an...
The juror in the trial of Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens who abruptly left the panel before a verdict was reached lied when she told the court her father had died. The real reason she said she could not deliberate further?...
In Supreme Court action this morning, the justices asked the solicitor general to weigh in on a major dispute over development of remote recording services by cable television operators. The order in the case, Cable News Network v. CSC Holdings,...
A former lobbyist indicted in the Jack Abramoff investigation pled guilty today to corruption charges before Judge Richard Roberts of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. James Hirni admitted to allegations that he had conspired to commit...
President-elect Barack Obama has reportedly selected Gregory Craig, a Williams & Connolly partner and former Clinton White House special counsel, as his White House counsel. The Politico first had the story over the weekend, and the news has been widely...
After weeks of dispute, and just three days before oral argument, the petitioners in the case of Carcieri v. Kempthorne agreed late this morning that former solicitor general and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner Theodore Olson will be their advocate...
It’s been a while since Judicial Watch, the one-time roost for Clinton-antagonist Larry Klayman, has managed to inject itself into a national scandal. But with a little help from the Illinois legislature, the litigious public interest group is back with...
At the request of both parties, a D.C. Superior Court judge has postponed a ruling on whether a 12-year-old boy, who has been declared brain dead on Nov. 2, should continue to receive treatment at Children’s National Medical Center. Judge...
A federal appeals court has declared unconstitutional a statute that sets a goal that five percent of defense contracting dollars be awarded to small businesses owned by the socially and economically disadvantaged. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal...
The Supreme Court today agreed to take up a West Virginia case that could trigger the Court's first major review of the impact of increasingly costly judicial elections on the appearance and reality of justice at the state level.After several...