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Partner Accused of Sexual Harassment Hits Associate with Defamation Suit

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In a sensational case that has reportedly “grabbed the attention of the legal profession,” a law firm partner accused of sexual harassment has filed a counterclaim accusing the junior lawyer suing him of defamation.


Delaware Reverses Shareholder-Derivative Suit Ruling

A ruling that had been criticized for making it overly difficult for companies to dismiss shareholder derivative lawsuits—cases in which shareholders sue a company’s board members for harm those directors allegedly caused the corporation— has been overturned by the Delaware Supreme Court.


Dog Sniffing Out Drugs on Suspect’s Porch Counts as ‘Search’

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The U.S. Supreme Court has held that police use of a dog to find drugs on the porch of a suspect’s home qualifies as a “search” under the Fourth Amendment’s definition of that term, reports


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