Expert Advice: The Duty to Cooperate
When an employer investigates misconduct in the workplace, employees have a duty to cooperate with the inquiry.
MCLE: Drafting Around Good Faith
Every California contract contains an implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing. So when the parties want to vest unfettered discretion in a decision maker, specific language is required.
In Pro Per: The Joy of Advocacy
A lawyer recalls representing her client in his bid for freedom.
Books: The Man Who Seduced Hollywood
This biography delves into the storied career of entertainment lawyer Greg Bautzer who also dated Hollywood stars, such as Lana Turner and Joan Crawford.
Books: Judging Addicts
Rebecca Tiger’s history and analysis of drug courts in the United States.
Books: The Lawyer Bubble
Steven Harper’s book draws parallels between the failure of American law schools and the collapse of some of the biggest law firms.
Legally Speaking: The Progressive
A conversation with former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold on the war on terror, the Obama presidency, and how the Senate has changed.
Roundtable-Class Action: Class Action
An update with Dechert;
Young & Logan;
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips;
Robins; Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi;
and Rutan & Tucker.
Roundtable-Class Action: Participants
In House: Making the Case for Compliance
For general counsel who manage by consensus, successfully implementing a compliance program can be especially difficult.
The Supremes: The Supreme Court on Adoption and the Indian Child Welfare Act
What the Supreme Court's ruling in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl says about the Indian Child Welfare Act.
The Supremes: The Supreme Court's Devastating Decision on the Voting Rights Act
The impact of the Supreme Court's decision on the Voting Rights Act are immediate, long-term, and monumental, says Santa Clara law professor Margaret Russell (Shelby County v. Holder).