This post comes from Frances Goins of Ulmer & Berne in Cleveland.  Frances is the Chair of the ABA Business Law Section’s Subcommittee on Developments in D&O Liability.

On June 16, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Salinas v. Texas HERE which resulted from a criminal prosecution in which the defendant

Miller v. Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Adv. No. 12-50713 (PJW) (Bankr. D. Del. Oct. 2, 2012).

Tara Lattomus of Eckert Seamans prepared this case summary.

Issue Addressed

Whether the two year statute of limitations or the equitable doctrine of laches applied to claims against attorneys who allegedly conspired with corporate fiduciaries to defraud their

We have written frequently on these pages about decisions that have addressed potential conflicts of interest in the litigation context, both real and imagined, in the state and federal courts. See, e.g., cases and articles on these pages here. The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware recently disqualified counsel based on a

Delaware Coalition for Open Government v. Hon. Leo E. Strine, Jr., et al., D. Del. C.A. No. 1:11-1015 (Aug. 30, 2012).

Issue Presented:

Do the Court of Chancery’s confidential arbitration proceedings violate the First Amendment’s qualified right of access?

Answer:  Yes.  As a general rule, proceedings cannot be closed to the public except in