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David Caputo, left, and Andrew Youman, right, of Youman & Caputo.

Law Firm Spinoffs an Option as Lawyers Look to Go Lean

By David Gialanella and Zack Needles |

Radical change is not easy to pull off at large or even midsize firms, which often are weighed down by bulky staffs, layers of bureaucracy and decades of tradition.

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier walks to the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg, Pa., Friday, March 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Ex-PSU President Spanier Convicted of Child Endangerment

By P.J. D'Annunzio |

Former Penn State University President Graham Spanier has been found guilty of child endangerment by a Harrisburg jury after a three-day trial.

Seth Williams.

Defense Bar Has Faith in DA's Office, Despite Williams Indictment

By Max Mitchell |

Philadelphia District Attorney R. Seth Williams is operating under a serious legal and ethical cloud, and by all accounts morale in the office may be at an all-time low. But criminal defense attorneys say they are not worried that the troubles at the top will cause any disruption when it comes to the day-to-day operations of line prosecutors in Philadelphia.

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Platinum Company Scores $16M Against Junkyard

By P.J. D'Annunzio |

The jury sided with Impala Platinum Holdings. However, it did not find officers and shareholders of A-1 Specialized Services liable for fraudulent transfer.

The 'Gig' Economy in Court and Its Effects On Monday's "The American Law Journal"

The so-called "gig" economy—think Uber, Lyft and Airbnb—is changing the face of business. And employees, independent contractors and insurance companies are hauling it into court.

People in the News—March 27, 2017—Timothy Rice Estate and Elder Law

Sarah Cranston, an associate with Timothy Rice Estate and Elder Law, participated as a panelist at the New Jersey State Bar Association's Solo and Small Firm Conference held at the Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

Bill Restricts ID'ing Police Involved in Violent Incidents

By Victoria Hudgins |

The House passed a bill that would place restrictions on the release of a law enforcement officer’s name and identifying information following an incident in which force or a firearm was used.

Montgomery McCracken Loses Counsel Fee Scrap With Bankruptcy Client

By Zack Needles |

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads will have to accept even less than what it claims it bargained for when it agreed to a fee reduction in a bankruptcy case, thanks to a federal judge's ruling.

American Bar Association in Chicago.

ABA May Open Door to More Adjunct-Taught Classes

By Karen Sloan |

The American Bar Association is considering deep-sixing a rule requiring full-time faculty to teach at least half of every law school’s upper-level courses—a proposal likely to ruffle the feathers of professors who fear it would allow schools to essentially outsource the second and third year to adjuncts.