L.A. Law: In this special report, The National Law Journal recognizes top legal departments and their in-house counsel at companies in the Southern California region.
Raging Copyright Battle: Frank "Peter" Petrella helped world middleweight champion Jake LaMotta teach actor Robert De Niro how to box for the Academy Award-winning film Raging Bull. Now Petrella's daughter is taking those fight lessons into a different arena — the U.S. Supreme Court. Marcia Coyle has the story.
Unfriending the Facebook IPO: A year after investors lost hundreds of millions of dollars in Facebook's initial public offering, Amanda Bronstad reports litigation over the IPO is moving forward against Facebook and Nasdaq.
Net Neutrality: Last week, in one of the biggest pending fights in the telecommunications industry, a lawyer for Verizon Communications Inc. urged a federal appeals panel in Washington to declare unconstitutional a government scheme to promote an open Internet. Mike Scarcella reports on the court fight over the Federal Communications Commission's decision to adopt so-called "net neutrality" rules in December 2010 to try to prohibit barriers to infrastructure development.
Ali's Supreme Court Fight: A new HBO movie about Muhammad Ali's legal battle against the military draft sheds rare cinematic light on the inner workings of the Supreme Court. Tony Mauro reports the film goes a long way toward avoiding the dismal fate of most Hollywood efforts to depict the U.S. Supreme Court on film or television.