Willkie Farr & Gallagher is partnering with litigation funding firm Longford Capital to offer $50 million in financing to clients pursuing big-money lawsuits in what is believed to be the largest publicly announced deal between a major law firm and litigation funder.
Justice Brett Kavanaugh, a zealous sports fan who said he’d be part of a team of nine at his confirming hearings, went solo in a pointed opinion this week that could change the face of college athletics.
Psychedelics are following cannabis into the mainstream of medicine, with Texas and Connecticut enacting laws this month allowing research into how psilocybin, the active ingredient in “magic mushrooms” might help people with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Senate Republicans blocked Democrats’ expansive overhaul of U.S. election laws from advancing to the chamber floor, dealing the Democratic majority a defeat on a chief 2020 campaign promise and underscoring their limited power in a chamber evenly split between the two political parties.
If Women Still Earn Less, Can Laws Even Fix The Pay Gap?
The two most important laws addressing pay discrimination between genders have been around for more than six decades, yet the pay gap persists. In this video, we look at the laws and court cases used to enforce equal pay for equal work, and discuss what comes next with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, and EEOC Chair Charlotte Burrows.
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