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Ohio Republicans Seek Friendly Courts to Check Democratic City

Franklin County, home to Ohio’s capital, and its panel of judges has traditionally heard much of the state’s major litigation. But as the makeup of that bench has changed over the years and the Tenth District Court of Appeals has swung to nearly all Democrats, the state’s conservative officials are exploring new options.

Bob Lee’s Accused Killer, His Lawyer Part Ways Over Strategy

The lawyer representing tech entrepreneur Bob Lee’s accused killer has quit, following a disagreement with her client over how quickly he should press forward with his defense against murder charges.

German Cum-Ex Mastermind Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison

Hanno Berger, a German lawyer dubbed the “mastermind” of Cum-Ex, received a second conviction for his part in a tax scandal that’s robbed billions of euros from government coffers and embroiled some of Wall Street’s biggest names.

DLA Piper Beats Malpractice Suit Over Derivative Action Defense

A former DLA Piper LLP client waited too long to file a legal malpractice suit alleging the firm bungled the defense of a shareholder derivative action, a federal trial court ruled.

Proskauer, Ex-COO Eye Settlement in Trade Secrets Lawsuit

Proskauer Rose and the former executive it sued for allegedly stealing trade secrets want to explore a settlement, both sides said in a Tuesday filing.

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ANALYSIS: Money Transmission Oversight Too Slow for Crypto

With controversy over other forms of regulation, state money transmitter licensing is the only common regulator for cryptocurrency businesses. But the inconsistent, reactive nature of these regulators is a poor fit for protecting consumers and the market.

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