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Construction Worker Gets Punitives Plus Fee Shot for Retaliation

A construction worker who said Summit Contracting Group Inc. fired him for complaining about workplace safety is entitled to both a jury’s award of punitive damages and a shot at recovering his attorneys’ fees under North Carolina law, the Fourth Circuit said Thursday.

ANALYSIS: Few Antitrust Tea Leaves on Trump’s SCOTUS Picks

The Supreme Court’s docket next term will include two cases that could reshape antitrust enforcement. President Trump’s two most likely candidates to join the court don’t have a lot of past antitrust experience to review in determining how they might affect those decisions.

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When Your Boss is Notorious: Clerking for R.B.G.

Seven of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s former law clerks reveal what it’s like to work for the Notorious R.B.G.

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