Judge Eliminates Claims Against Saudi Arabia in 9/11 Case

Finding a lack of plausible allegations, Southern District Judge George Daniels has thrown out claims by family members of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks seeking to hold Saudi Arabia liable for assisting the hijackers, out of whom 15 of 19 were Saudi citizens.

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The World’s Best Known Law Firms

Vereins improve their position in the latest iteration of a client-awareness survey.

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The World’s Best Known Law Firms

Third Circuit Upholds Arbitration Ruling for Goldman Sachs

An investment dispute arbitration ruling in favor of Goldman Sachs has been reinstated by a federal appeals court after being vacated because an arbitrator did not disclose his full disciplinary history to the parties.

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Ninth Circuit Rejects Pay for Student-Athletes

Judge Jay Bybee’s decision says colleges can cover the full cost of attendance, but scraps compensation for use of players’ names, images and likenesses.

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Firm Sanctioned for Conduct in Deposition

In the ferocious battle between the co-founders of translations company TransPerfect Global Inc., Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel has been sanctioned $135,324 by a Delaware judge over its conduct in a deposition.

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Senate Plans to Unveil Deal on Criminal Justice Reform

A bipartisan group of senators on Thursday plans to unveil a new criminal justice reform bill that would reduce mandatory minimum sentences for certain drug felonies, enhance prisoner rehabilitation programs and largely ban solitary confinement of juveniles, according to a Senate summary obtained by The National Law Journal.

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