Gripped by the tragic toll of prescription drug overdoses, states, municipalities and labor unions are suing opioid manufacturers. “Philadelphia-area union workers are joining a wave of litigation against opioid manufacturers after losing eight members to addiction in 11… Read More
This month, President Trump signed a bill that blocked class-action lawsuits against banks, dismantling a rule issued by an Obama-era agency in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. Two weeks later, on Nov. 15, Richard Cordray, the… Read More
In states like California where roughly 44 percent of residents speak a language other than English, court interpreters are a key component to reasonably equitable justice. Just last week, we noted the backlog of California immigration cases had… Read More
The incoming chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association, in his initial address to members, says he will push for “civil Gideon” legislation in 2016. The move would be one a high-profile boost to the idea of providing free… Read More
CCM publisher, Sara Warner, writes an in-depth analysis of the Sheldon Silver conviction implications in her latest Huffington Post blog. Take a look!