Asia

Law Firms

22 Bingham partners, including 18 in London, leap to Akin Gump

Annual Meeting

Illegal trafficking of animals is becoming a growing issue in global trade

Criminal Justice

Paleontologist, ‘a one-man black market in prehistoric fossils,’ gets time for $1M dinosaur sale

International Law

US criminally charges Chinese military officials with cyberspying

International Law

Lawyers boycott Pakistan courts over slaying of attorney who stayed on case despite death threats

Criminal Justice

Lawyer defending academic in blasphemy case is fatally shot at office; other lawyers go on strike

Tort Law

Potential liability for missing Malaysia Air flight depends, in part, on finding plane

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred lawyer charged with client insurance settlement theft is jailed after return from Taiwan

Around the Blawgosphere

SCOTUS reporter notes tighter security after YouTube footage | Copyright and the ‘Oscar selfie’

Law in Popular Culture

South Korean box-office hit chronicles astonishing success of self-trained but ambitious attorney

Criminal Justice

Prosecutors target BMW buyers seeking to profit from resales to China

Criminal Justice

Chinese courts release microblog reports of trials; are some details missing?

White-Collar Crime

Ex-partner of K&L Gates gets 12 years in $1B embezzlement scheme

Law Firms

Sidley expects rapid growth in Singapore, is moving to much bigger offices there

Annual Meeting

Dissident criminal defense lawyers in China face many dangers, says researcher

Cybersecurity

Traveling to China? Don’t take a laptop computer, universities warn academics

International Law

As Eric Holder promises justice, Snowden may have more US secrets stored on thumb drive

International Law

Car bomb kills 17, injures 39 outside Afghanistan’s top court; Taliban says judges were targets

Criminal Justice

Singapore law prof gets prison time in sex-for-grades corruption case

Law Firms

Major Chinese firm Zhong Lun opens office in New York