The Lawyers in Hot Water Over Democrat Donations

Campaign finance issues are a touchy subject at the best of times, but for Boston-based personal injury law firm Thornton Law Firm it has become another hot-button issue in the most bizarre election campaign ever in the United States The issue at stake is the revelation that Thornton Law Firm’s records show paybacks to partners […]

New York Firms Lag In Gender Diversity

Gender diversity is a bit deal in the law – don’t we all know it? – well, the answer is ‘No’, actually. Take the New York bar, for instance. The president of the New York Bar Association John S Kiernan said that progress was “incremental” in terms of gender and ethnic diversity. For the first […]

Was It Cronyism That Let Hillary Clinton Off the FBI Hook?

Attorneys and FBI investigators were in disagreement over the decision not to prosecute  Hillary Clinton over her private email server scandal with both FBI director James Comey and Attorney General Loretta Lynch coming in for stringent criticism. The Fox News reports indicated that those involved were demoralized by the decision made by Comey not to […]

El Chapo Judge Killed

The Mexican judge who presided in several legal cases filed by lawyers for Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was shot and killed outside his home on Monday. The Judge,  Vicente Antonio Bermudez Zacarias, 37,  died after being shot in the head while jogging in Metepec, about 40 miles from Mexico City. Guzman is the notorious drug lord […]