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Legal experts say the conviction of Bill Cosby might push #MeToo into a new frontier, affecting how the criminal justice system treats such cases, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer. The validation of Andrea Constand’s claims and repudiation of Cosby’s defense could make accusers feel safer coming...

The Supreme Court finished up its final sitting of October Term 2017 last week, and the justices heard argument in several big cases in what is proving to be a hugely consequential term. We recap oral arguments in the travel-ban case, Trump v. Hawaii, as...

Last week’s oral argument in in Trump v. Hawaii, a challenge to the latest version of the Trump administration’s entry ban, continues to steal the limelight. For The Washington Post, Robert Barnes reports that “[t]he justices spent a fair amount of time … asking lawyers...

Torre de Belém The D&O Diary’s European assignment continued last week with a stopover in Lisbon, Portugal’s hilly capital city, known to the locals as Lisboa. It is located on the north side of the Rio Tejo (known as the Tagus River in English). The city...