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Leading Biglaw Firm Is One Of The First To Match Cravath’s New Salary, Bonus Scale

Biglaw compensation news is coming fast and furious, and now Paul Hastings, one of the most profitable firms in the world, is on board with raises and bonuses. The post Leading Biglaw Firm Is One Of The First To Match Cravath’s New Salary, Bonus Sca

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Firms Are Playing Follow The Leader Again — See Also

Cravath Vies For Title Of Scale Setter: Took them long enough. Cheers To A Close Second: McDermott followed suit. Congratulations To A Third: Paul Hastings can now ignore the "Pay Your People More" tirades. The Rest Of You Need To Hurry Up: Share with you

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The morning read for Tuesday, November 28

Each weekday, we select a short list of news articles, commentary, and other noteworthy links related to the Supreme Court. The justices will hear oral argument in McElrath v. Georgia and Wilkinson v. Garland this morning. Here’s the T

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Justices skeptical that double jeopardy clause allows retrial based on inconsistent verdict of acquittal

The double jeopardy clause of the Fifth Amendment generally says that the government gets only one chance to convict a defendant of a crime: If a jury finds a defendant not guilty, then the government has lost its chance to convict that defendant of that.

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