Special Reports

Ernesto Miranda, right, with attorney John J. Flynn in 1967 in Phoenix

Law Day

In this Special Report, leaders of the bench and bar discuss the one of the best known cases to have come before the U.S. Supreme Court: 'Miranda v. Arizona', decided 50 years ago this year, along with current challenges, such as translating Miranda warnings for non-English speakers and young people who may not understand, and the continuing need to protect the rights of accused persons.

White-Collar Crime

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you by Sobel Tinari Economics Group: "Preparing a Target to Testify Without Immunity," "A One-Way Stay: Cautionary Tales From Parallel Proceedings," "Spinning Questions of Fact Into Questions of Law: 'U.S. v. Menendez'" and "Individuals Face New Challenges Following Yates Memo."

Law Schools

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, "Ask What the Bar Can Do for Law Schools," "Top 10 Tips for Acing Summer Associate Interviews," "Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers to Handle New Digital Problems," "Debunking Four Myths About Law Firm Job Offers" and "Can Social Media Networking Help Your Job Search?"

Appellate Practice

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you compliments of TASA: "CPLR Saves Action Filed Within Six Months of Appeal Dismissal in Prior Action," "The Art of the Expert Affidavit: Lessons From the Appellate Division," "Changes Are on the Horizon in Administrative Law" and "'Litvak' Dicta Provides Counsel Fodder for Challenging Proof of Intent."

Intellectual Property

A look at facts vs. fiction in the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, strategies for entering China and the implications of artificial intelligence for the U.S. patent system. Plus, how to protect your trademarks on social media and an unvarnished view on the forces rocking IP litigation.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, "Preliminary Discovery and Attachment of Assets in International Arbitration," "Maximizing Your Client's Effectiveness in Mediation," "Trends in International Arbitration Challenges," "Travel the Road to a Successful Mediation" and "Class Waiver Provisions: Where We've Been and Where We're Heading."

Partnership

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, "Firms Promote More Corporate Lawyers, Women to Partner," "Improving Morale: Five Rules for Making Associate Assignments," "Key Steps to Successfully Integrate Government Laterals," "To Merge or Not to Merge?," "Professional Development: A Key Element of Law Firm Culture" and "Are Law Firms Ready to Embrace Culture as a Path to Survival?."

Commercial Litigation

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, "'Best Efforts', 'Commercially Reasonable' and Other Terms No One Understands," "Pleading Lost Profits Damages in New York and Federal Courts," "When U.S. Law Collides With Chinese Reality" and "Using U.S. Discovery Procedures in International Arbitration."

Cybersecurity & Privacy

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, "Does Adoption of Cloud Computing Shift Cyber Liability Risk?," "Information Sharing for the Information Age: Cybersecurity Act of 2015," "Ensuring Cybersecurity of Critical Infrastructure" and Uncertain Future," "Russia Implements Rules to Localize Online Personal Data" and "Hone a Plan to Meet Evolving Regulatory Expectations."

Labor & Employment

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Gender Identity Guidelines Bring New Compliance Issues," "Courts Shy Away From Treble Damages in Wage, Hour Suits," "The Fair Chance Act: Understanding Key Provisions and Impact on Employers" and "Developments Under the Displaced Building Service Worker Protection Act."

Litigation

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, "Unique Biometric Data Creates Unique Privacy Concerns," "Managing Business Before EU Privacy Shield Takes Effect," "Consumer Finance Class Action Trends for 2016" and Uncertain Future" and "Cyber Insurance Litigation: Is It a Ripple or a Tidal Wave?"

White-Collar Crime

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by Withum: "Jury Charge Issues Loom in Silver, Skelos Appeals," "Defending Parallel Securities and Commodities Actions," "CFTC Enters the Insider Trading Enforcement Arena," "Analyzing the Impact of SEC's Proposed Uniform Fiduciary Standard" and "NYSE Returns to the Regulatory Beat."

E-Discovery Special Report

From the FRCP changes and burgeoning software options, here's a look at what's in store for e-discovery in 2016.

NYSBA Annual Meeting

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, New York judges, the NYSBA president, president-elect and section chairs address issues ranging from ADR to zombie houses.

Trust & Estates

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "2015's Top Lessons, Developments, snd Reminders," "Start Spreading the News: Tax Issues for Expatriating New Yorkers," "Trusts and Estates Lawyers Face Increasing Risks of Malpractice Claims," "Roadblock in New 'Highway Bill' Complicates Estate Administration" and "Protecting Pets With Estate Planning."

Top Settlements New York 2015

In addition to highlighting the Top 25 settlements, mediations and arbitrations reported to Verdict Search in 2015, this special section breaks down these listings by categories including Construction, Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability, Motor Vehicle and Workplace Safety.

Litigation

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, "Decisions Give Glimmer of Hope to Internet Defamation Plaintiffs," "Strategic Use of 'Early' in Limine Motions," "Surveying the Application of 'Daimler' in the Circuits" and Uncertain Future" and "Liability Insurance Rights Can Follow the Liability."

Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, "'LightSquared': Defining the Permissible Boundaries of Plan Injunctions," "Will Section 363 Become a New Chapter of the Bankruptcy Code?," "For-Profit Education Institutions Face a Volatile and Uncertain Future" and "Determining Party Consent to a Bankruptcy Judge’s Authority to Decide 'Stern' Claims."

Insurance Law

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "The Impact of the ACA on Personal Injury Cases in New York," "Are All Bets Off for Daily Fantasy Sports Liability Coverage?," "Tapping Insurance Proceeds in Class Actions," "Individual Accountability Highlights Insurance Issues for Directors, Officers" and "Digitization and the Risk, Liability and Property-Casualty Arena."

Alternative Dispute Resolution

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by EisnerAmper: "Pre-Mediation Discussions Maximize Chances of Successful Settlement," "At Your (Not So) Final Destination: Appellate Procedures in Arbitration," "Resolving Emotional, Highly Charged Employment Issues With Mediation," "Have Class Arbitrations Found New Life?" and "Chart a Course for Mediation in New York."

Internal Investigations

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by WithumSmith+Brown, PC: "Key Considerations for Obtaining Insurance Coverage for Internal Investigations," "Before the Knock on the Door," "DOJ Issues Policy on Holding Individuals Accountable for Corporate Malfeasance" and "Cultural and Business Practices Complicate Investigations in Developing Countries."

Verdicts & Settlements Hall of Fame: Motor Vehicles

VerdictSearch and the New York Law Journal are proud to honor some of the highest dollar—and highest profile—Motor Vehicle cases from New York over the last five years.