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How Big Law Teamed Up to Clinch Supreme Court Dreamer Victory

Winning a case doesn’t usually make veteran Covington & Burling litigator Jeffrey Davidson start to cry — or dance. Davidson did both after clicking on the Supreme Court’s website and learning he helped convince the justices to protect young undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers from deportation.

Unchanged Password Dooms Copyright Claims for Drilling Company

Digital Drilling Data Systems LLC can’t pursue copyright claims against a competitor that scraped schema and data from a program built using an open source database, because the program wasn’t effectively secured, and the copied program wasn’t substantially similar, the Fifth Circuit ruled Thursday.

ICE Violated Law in Detention of Migrants Who Turned 18

Immigration and Customs Enforcement violated the Administrative Procedures Act by failing to comply with a law that requires the agency to consider appropriate placements for undocumented immigrant minors when they turn 18, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia said.

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Coronavirus Is Taking Its Toll On Big Law

The economic fallout of the Covid-19 crisis has reached America's top grossing law firms. In this video, legal industry experts assess the impact on Big Law and what might happen if the crisis lingers.

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Coronavirus and Force Majeure Clauses

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Coronavirus and the Ballot Box

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SCOTUS Virus Update: Historic Arguments Set for May

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