The Litigation Daily The daily source for legal business news, analysis and intelligence from the editors and reporters at The AmLaw Litigation Daily. en-us Copyright 2015. ALM Media Properties, LLC. All rights reserved. The Litigation Daily In Wake of Oregon Shooting, Don?t Expect Gun Makers to Pay Survivors and families of the victims of the shooting rampage at Umpqua Community College in Oregon may have viable claims against the school for failing to do more to protect the students, or perhaps against the family of shooter. But if prior lawsuits are any guide, the victims would have an extremely difficult time making claims stick against the companies that made the guns or bullets. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 21:11:37 EDT 1202739027161 Shout Out: Skadden Racks Up Four Wins in 48 Hours Securities litigators at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom are on a hot streak, winning dismissal of four potential mega-suits last week. Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:38:25 EDT 1202738909641 Judge Torches American Apparel Ex-CEO in Hilarious Hearing ?You know, I think there's a greater likelihood that I'll be the first American astronaut stranded on Mars" before American Apparel ex-CEO Dov Charney wins this lawsuit, said Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Terry Green, who called Charney's alleged conduct "so far over the top that you can't see the top anymore." Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:20:26 EDT 1202738908463 Litigators of the Week: Jonathan Cohn and Mark Hopson of Sidley Austin Litigation?s always a gamble, and there was no exception for Sidley Austin as it defended Bayer AG in a dispute with the Federal Trade Commission over Bayer's promotion of its Phillips Colon Health probiotic supplement. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 21:55:16 EDT 1202738758636 Shout-Out: Covington Saves Small Company From FCPA Peril When a small oil exploration company came under investigation for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, it could have been the end. Instead, a team from Covington & Burling saved the day. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 20:21:31 EDT 1202738755919 The O.J. Trial and the Lethal Paralegal, 20 Years Later It's been 20 years since a Los Angeles County Superior Court jury acquitted O.J. Simpson of the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman. A key behind-the-scenes player in the subsequent civil trial was 21-year-old Stephen Foster, dubbed the ?lethal paralegal." Now a law firm partner, he shared previously unreported details about the case with the Lit Daily. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 21:46:28 EDT 1202738653476 O.J. Lawyers: Where Are They Now? The O.J. Simpson trial?televised for 134 days to a mesmerized nation? made celebrities out of the lawyers involved. Twenty years later, where are they now? Wed, 30 Sep 2015 21:26:56 EDT 1202738652364 How a Contractor Laid Claim to Yosemite?s Trademarks An unseemly trademark fight has erupted between the federal government and the outgoing contractor that has run Yosemite's food and lodging concessions since 1993. Delaware North wants $51 million for trademarks including the Ahwahnee Hotel and "Yosemite National Park" on souvenirs. How did it come to this? Tue, 29 Sep 2015 22:16:22 EDT 1202738546861