National litigation: Today’s top news on Westlaw News & Insight

November 23, 2010

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Legal challenges to foreclosure middleman are mounting Legal challenges to foreclosure middleman are mounting
A little-known player in the home foreclosure process, MERS, is showing up in a number of unfavorable court rulings, a Reuters Legal review of Westlaw data shows.
Feinberg pressured to disclose BP pay deal, but it's up to him Feinberg pressured to disclose BP pay deal, but it’s up to him
Presiding over the $20 billion Gulf Coast Claims Facility puts Kenneth Feinberg in the unique position of having full power over the BP disaster money without any government supervision.
Will Glaxo lawyer case have a chilling effect? Will Glaxo lawyer case have a chilling effect?
The prosecution of Lauren Stevens, the former GlaxoSmithKline in-house counsel who was recently indicted on charges of obstructing justice, raises difficult questions about the work lawyers do.

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