Podcast: Lawyer writes best-selling romance novel

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Politics |    February 22, 2018 |    |   19 Hits

The Wedding Date is San Francisco attorney Jasmine Guillory’s first novel, and it’s already a USA Today bestseller. In an American Bar Association podcast, “When a pediatric surgeon impulsively asks the mayor’s chief of staff to be his date to … Continue reading

Parsing Trump’s lawyer’s words about that $130K payment

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Politics |    February 14, 2018 |    |   55 Hits

Just when you thought you’d heard all there was to tell about the payment of $130,000 to adult film star Stormy Daniels that President Trump’s personal lawyer “facilitated,” Michael Cohen, the aforementioned attorney, piped up with another statement regarding the … Continue reading

Podcast: How drug distributors flooded America with opioids

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Politics |    January 30, 2018 |    |   96 Hits

As the opioid crisis continues to worsen, drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50. The widespread abuse of prescription painkillers led to the surge in opioid abuse, and those prescribed pills … Continue reading

Opioid commission member calls commission a ‘sham’

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Politics |    January 23, 2018 |    |   112 Hits

President Trump’s bipartisan commission on opioids is a “sham,” according to a report on CNN. Former Democratic Rep. Patrick Kennedy says no one is willing to “do anything about it.” The president declared the opioid epidemic a 90-day public health … Continue reading

America’s most influential lawyers and law firms announced

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Politics |    January 11, 2018 |    |   195 Hits

The Trial Lawyer, the official magazine of The National Trial Lawyers, has announced its lists of the most influential lawyers and law firms for the past year. The RoundTable is made up of America’s 50 most influential civil plaintiff and … Continue reading

WSJ columnist accuses plaintiff attorneys of ‘smelling cash’ over opioid crisis

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Politics |    January 4, 2018 |    |   134 Hits

In a commentary at the Wall Street Journal, media strategist Dennis Kneale accuses plaintiff attorneys of “smelling cash” from the opioid crisis and threatening the livelihood of pharmaceutical companies. Kneale says Big Pharma “has an image problem: The industry has … Continue reading

Plaintiffs’ joint statement on lawsuit filed against Harvey Weinstein

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Politics |    December 6, 2017 |    |   120 Hits

Joint statement by plaintiffs Louisette Geiss, Katherine Kendall, Zoe Brock, Sarah Ann Masse, Melissa Sagemiller and Nannette Klatt: “On October 8, 2017, The New York Times published an article that outed Harvey Weinstein as both an abuser of women and … Continue reading

Video: HuffPost profiles Gloria Allred

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Politics |    November 15, 2017 |    |   334 Hits

National Trial Lawyers Executive Committee member Gloria Allred is well-known, both inside and out of the legal community. But do you know much about how the celebrated attorney became an warrior for women’s rights? HuffPost takes a look at how … Continue reading

Video: 3 things to know about the Roy Moore allegations

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Politics |    November 15, 2017 |    |   331 Hits

What do you need to know about the Roy Moore allegations? Politico’s Daniel Strauss has laid out three things to know about the allegations and what they could mean for the Senate race in Alabama in this video. Not to … Continue reading

How do you handle a problem like Roy Moore?

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Politics |    November 14, 2017 |    |   342 Hits

Roy Moore, former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court and Republican candidate for US Senate, continues to deny charges from five woman who accuse him of sexual misconduct. All of the women were teenagers when Moore is said to … Continue reading