US law and business press ~ $18 million judgment for FTC, overhauling judicial gift rules, nursing home litigation discovery

In Tuesday's US law and business press, the New York Law Journal reports that a NY federal judge has ordered two Bahamian corporations to pay the FTC almost $18 million for false billings and making false or deceptive statements to telephone subscribers.... Los Angeles Business reports that Boeing Corp. has countersued Lockheed Martin Corp., seeking damages in an alleged espionage case.... Law.com features an Associated Press report that the ABA will overhaul rules regarding gifts to judges.... The New Jersey Law Journal reports on a NJ attorney's candid comments about discovery in nursing home litigation cases.... FindLaw's Writ has Hofstra law professors Joanna Grossman and Linda McClain's commentary on the "girlie men" slur and the persistence of sex role stereotypes.

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