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Defense Attorney’s Conflict Not Enough to Undo Drug Conviction

A man convicted and sentenced to 20 years for a drug conspiracy charge failed to convince the Eleventh Circuit on Thursday that he was adversely affected by his former defense attorney’s simultaneous representation of a government witness in a related matter.

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Making Millions Off Others’ Lawsuits: How Litigation Finance Works

For centuries it was considered taboo for a third-party to have a financial stake in a lawsuit. Today, thanks to an industry re-examining the relevance of legal doctrines from feudal times, a new crop of firms have sprouted to invest in lawsuits for profit. The concept, known as litigation finance, has quickly spawned a multi-billion dollar industry that is getting the attention of the country’s largest law firms.

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Dominion, Duke Hike to Supreme Court in Trail Dispute

'Bridgegate' and Electors: SCOTUS Deep Dive