September 18, 2014

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Takeover Battle Highlights Skadden's Inversion Expertise

(registration) (registration)Paul Schnell, a veteran M&A partner with Skadden in New York, is working with M&A partner Thomas Greenberg and associate Thomas Hughes in...

Wagner College DaVinci Society honors 7 at annual scholarship dinner

(Seated) Carin Guarasci; Elissa Montanti, honoree; Vienna Profeta, honoree; Eleanor Conforti, dinner chair; (standing) Richard Guarasci, Wagner College president; Jeffrey Palmese, honoree; Vincent D'Antuono, honoree;...

Stephen Harper's comeback plan: distraction

(subscription) (subscription)The prime minister's latest foray into one-man government was his recent end-run around a special House of Commons committee reviewing his nominations to...

Principal Phillip Brock II Suspected Of Sexual Relations With Teen

Elementary school principal Phillip Brock II is accused of having sex with an underage student. An elementary school principal in Troy, Missouri, is behind bars...

Rush Limbaugh strikes back at DCCC

(blog)A representative for Rush Limbaugh is accusing the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee of intentionally lying about the radio host's remarks in "a disturbing and...

DCCC more or less admits to using Rush Limbaugh petition for fundraising

(blog)If you've been reading the blog this week, you know that Rush Limbaugh and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee are in a bit of...

The perils of covering ISIL, cont.

(blog)Today's video showing a British photojournalist captured by the Islamic State is the latest in a string of incidents that have caused media organizations...

How the Gary Hart affair changed journalism

(blog)As an industry, we aspired chiefly to show politicians for the impossibly flawed human beings they are: a single-minded pursuit that reduced complex careers...

Holding the Harper government to account, one written question at a time

Nowhere is this seen more than in Mr. Cotler's questions about the Supreme Court appointment process. Mr. Cotler has probed everything from the government's bungled...

Legal Marketplace Analysis - Who's Who Legal

Legal Marketplace AnalysisWho's Who LegalThis year we single out 583 practitioners from 362 firms who are considered leaders in business crime defence law. Several firms...

Legal observers worry future judicial appointments will be done in secret

First, Mr. Harper appointed a semi-retired maritime law specialist, Justice Marc Nadon, not widely perceived to be deserving; then, the Supreme Court ruled Justice Nadon...