When Does Litigation Funding Cross the Line?

How litigation is funded can affect the course and scope of the litigation. Explore the relationship between third-party litigation funding and the ethical challenges posed by this funding method in the personal injury context.

 

Author(s): David H. Levitt

Date: July 2020

Place of original publication: (TBD) http://dri.org/docs/default-source/webdocs/news/jul18-2018-levitt-cdlb.pdf?sfvrsn=6

The Teenager Allegedly Behind the Twitter Hack and How He Did It

On July 15th, 2020, a teenager showed the world that Twitter could be hacked and high-profile social media accounts could be compromised. Here, the Wall Street Journal reports how it happened.

 

Author(s): Robert McMillan, Euirim Choi

Date: August 4, 2020

Place of original publication: https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-teenager-behind-the-twitter-hack-and-how-he-did-it-11596563449

Lesser-Known Litigation Funding Best Practices For Attorneys

In this article, funders offer commercial litigators practical insight into third-party litigation funding. While the American Bar Association’s well-publicized best practices for third-party litigation funding serves as a useful issue-spotting guide for funding novices, it lacks practical guidance for sophisticated commercial litigators.

Author(s): Jiamie Chen, Dai Wai Chin Feman

Date: August 11, 2020

Place of original publication: https://www.law360.com/articles/1299443/print?section=ip