Legal Lately: Top legal news for the week ending April 25, 2014

Legal Lately is Robert Half Legal's weekly offering of legal trends and news* of interest that impact the field today. This week, pressure builds for the DOJ to open attorney ethics investigations, prosecutors push back against a judge’s repeated denial of a search warrant, and GM is successful in barring consumer class actions for now.

  • The U.S. Department of Justice faces new pressure on lawyer-misconduct investigations. (The Legal Intelligencer)
  • Federal prosecutors are pushing back against a magistrate judge’s repeated denial of a search warrant for an email account. (
  • General Motors Co.’s move in U.S. bankruptcy court to bar lawsuits seeking economic damages tied to its recalls has put the brakes on consumer class actions across the country. (National Law Journal)

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