Barrister’s Best 2018

Each year, Law Week publishes its annual Barrister’s Best list with input from our readers...
Securities attorneys and others question whether any particular encrypted cash system should technically qualify as currency or a security.

Crypto Tokens: Security or Currency? 

Since the arrival of Bitcoin in 2009, the world’s first decentralized cryptocurrency, securities attorneys, officials...
On Sept. 20, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced revisions to the PTAB’s Standard Operating Procedures it said would “focus on increasing transparency, predictability, and reliability across the USPTO.”

PTAB Pushed Toward More Precedent, Predictability

Patent litigators — and their clients — have been hoping for better consistency from the...

Managing Partner Roundtable: What Boutiques Do Better

Boutique law firm managing partners met with Law Week on Sept. 5 to discuss the business argument for niche law firms. Abe Kean of...
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Substance Abuse Committee Discusses Bill Frameworks 

Legislators to vote Oct. 3 on bills to introduce addressing drug crisis At an interim committee meeting Tuesday, state legislators moved a step closer to...

NLRB Takes Another Shot at Browning-Ferris 

Proposed rule on joint employers would be more powerful than board decisionThe National Labor Relations Board is looking to restore its traditional joint employer...

SCOTUS Denies Stay in Campaign Spending Case  

Lower court decision, which could force some political spending groups to reveal donor names, now heads to appeals court A brief, somewhat cryptic order released...

JLWOP Law Deemed Constitutional 

Resentencing hearings for some juveniles serving life without parole can now move forward The Colorado Supreme Court ruled last week a law that allowed for some...