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‘Serial’ Podcast Subject’s Alibi Appeal Could Get SCOTUS Look

The briefs are in for “Serial” podcast subject Adnan Syed’s Supreme Court petition, and now the justices will weigh whether to take his case. It’s one that could produce a significant decision for other convicts claiming innocence and for how courts across the country review ineffective assistance of counsel claims.

Judge v. Jury: $350 Million Medicare Award at Stake in Atlanta

The invalidation of a Florida jury’s nearly $350 million Medicare fraud verdict wasn’t only frustrating for whistleblower Angela Ruckh and her attorneys. It may have also seriously hurt plaintiffs’ ability to fight alleged fraud in the southeast U.S.

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The Big Four Are a Looming Threat to Big Law

The Big Four accounting firms employ enough lawyers to rank among the largest law firms by headcount. As Bloomberg Law’s Sam Skolnik explains in this video, for law firms “there’s real reason to be concerned about the rise of the Big Four in the legal space.”

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SCOTUS Sneak Peek: DACA, Cross-Border Shooting

Car Stops, Blackbeard, Clean Water: SCOTUS Sneak Peek