Bloomberg Law's On The Merits brings you the biggest legal stories of the week, coupled with smart interviews and analysis on a variety of legal topics. You’ll hear voices and perspectives from across the legal industry, including reporters, editors, attorneys, legal scholars, and general counsel. And, from time to time, we'll pull out a court filing or legal opinion from the week that, for whatever reason, piqued our interest. Host: David Schultz.
A trial is currently underway against the former speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives over allegations he accepted millions in bribes. But he says the money was political speech protected by the First Amendment - and that he has Supreme Court cases to back him up.
One case, 2010's...
Investors may have a lot more opportunity to sue their boards of directors for mismanagement after a ruling last month in a Delaware opioid case.
The ruling from Delaware Chancery Court, the country's premiere venue for corporate law disputes, was in a case against drug wholesaler...