American Lawyer Magazine has released its annual ranking of the American law firms that made the most money in 2012, and the global law firm DLA Piper topped the list.
DLA Piper pulled in $2.4 billion in revenue in 2012. It’s also the world’s biggest law firm by head count with 4,004 lawyers working there, according to the American Lawyer.
This is the first year that neither Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher Flom nor Baker McKenzie topped the list of highest-grossing firms, according to...Read Full Story
IRVINE – The head of UC Irvine's law school will fill a newly created faculty position leading the school's teaching and research on First Amendment law, the school announced Tuesday.Dean Erwin Chemerinsky will be the first Pryke Chair in First Amendment Law – the first endowed chair of its kind among the University of California's five law schools.
The 3-year-old UCI school did not conduct a nationwide search for an outside candidate because university officials wanted to...Read Full Story
Hinkson and his supporters are urging citizens to write letters to Ninth Circuit Chief Judge Kozinski requesting that he personally read the pending Motion for Reconsideration of the denial of a Certificate of Appealability and find out why no written opinion was offered in this last, and crucial, ruling.
Ouray, Colorado (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 In a letter writing campaign, supporters of Dr. Hinkson are asking Chief Judge Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit to please read the Motion for...Read Full Story
Murder charges will be brought against Moses for killing an Egyptian who was beating a Hebrew slave, as recorded in the Torah and the Bible, at University Synagogue in Irvine.
The special event, dubbed "The People vs Moses: A Murder Trial," promises "live courtroom dramatics" and discussion of "eternally relevant issues" of Jewish ethics and morality, according to the announcement.
Charton Heston as Moses in "The Ten Commandements." Murder charges will be brought against Moses for killing...Read Full Story
State Sen. Jerry Hill announced Wednesday that he is proposing a law that would severely curb the financial authority of the president of the state Public Utilities Commission.
The Peninsula legislator is a leading critic of the CPUC and its longtime president, former utility CEO Michael Peevey. Hill's district includes San Bruno's CPUC regulated PG&E blast site.
Hill said during a press event Wednesday at the CPUC headquarters in San Francisco that he's introducing legislation to put a stop...Read Full Story