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August 29, 2008 6:03 PM

John McEnroe, Sr., Looking to Shake Up Men's Tennis

John McEnroe, Sr.--father of tennis legends John and Patrick McEnroe, and of counsel at Paul Weiss--wants to become the new head of the ATP Tour. Like his sons, he's not shy about sharing his ideas to change men's tennis.

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08/29/08 Posted by Brian Baxter

ELECTION 2008: Republican Veep Nominee is No Stranger to Legal Conflict

Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin--Alaska's first female governor--is new to Washington, but not to legal conflict.

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08/29/08 Posted by Rachel Breitman

A Lawyer Blogs About Baseball, and Finds an Audience

Last year, Thompson Hine lawyer Craig Calcaterra launched a casual baseball blog, posting a new item every three days or so. After some recognition from sports writers and a link on ESPN.com, his multiple daily posts are bringing in thousands of hits and increasing attention.

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08/29/08 Posted by Zach Lowe

Federal Court Statistics, Or How Numbers Can Drive You Mad

How many civil trials unfolded in federal courts last year? The answer, it turns out, is tough to pin down.

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08/29/08 Posted by Zach Lowe

Spate of High-Profile Sentencings Scheduled for Summer's End

Jack Abramoff. Tony Rezko. The Koz. Along with their lawyers, they're all headed to court in the first week of September.

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08/29/08 Posted by Brian Baxter

Qualcomm Hit with Contempt for Violating Injunction

In a case in which it's already been hit with a $20 million jury verdict, Qualcomm faces damages for continuing to use technology belonging to archenemy Broadcom.

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08/29/08 Posted by Alison Frankel

Litigator of the Week: Skadden's Thomas Nolan

It isn't often that we pick a Litigator of the Week whose client was just ordered to pay $100 million in damages. But context is everything, especially in high-stakes commercial IP disputes.

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08/29/08 Posted by Ed Shanahan

THE AM LAW LITIGATION DAILY: August 29, 2008

Edited by Alison Frankel and Ben Hallman

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08/29/08 Posted by Kirstin Maguire

August 28, 2008 8:52 PM

CASE OF THE MONTH: Bouquet of Rosés

Good, well-made roses--whether sparkling or still--are among the great pleasures of the table, never more so than in summer. Seek out a bottle to enjoy in these last days of the season.

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08/28/08 Posted by Ed Shanahan

With Thompson Trashed and McNulty Moot, Filip Memo's Time Has Come

On the same day that the Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of criminal charges against 13 former KPMG employees, Justice debuted new standards for the investigation and prosecution of corporate crimes. As former deputy attorney general Paul McNulty sees it, corporate defense lawyers still have reason for concern.

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08/28/08 Posted by Brian Baxter

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