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Abortion Debate Reaches Crescendo at Supreme Court (Podcast)

The case that could overturn the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision that recognized abortion as a constitutional right will come before the nine justices tomorrow morning. On today’s episode of On The Merits, our weekly legal news podcast, we explain the stakes behind Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health and why abortion rights activists are so pessimistic about their chances to even maintain the status quo.

Chicken Cartel Lawyers Get $55 Million Out of $170 Million Deal

Counsel for the chicken wholesalers leading antitrust litigation over an alleged industrywide price-fixing scheme are entitled to $55.2 million so far for their work negotiating class action settlements worth $170 million to date, a federal judge in Chicago ruled Tuesday.

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Big Law's Big Paychecks: Partner Compensation, Explained

Law firm partners in Big Law earn a lot of money, but just how much they make can vary widely. Whether it's equity or non-equity or merit versus lockstep, this video explains what goes into determining the size of those paychecks at elite law firms.

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