US law and business press ~ Summary jury trials, Enron claims, AIG accounting investigation

In Friday's US law and business press, the ABA Journal reports on how summary jury trials are still seeking acceptance.... The New York Law Journal reports that an ethics complaint against a NY attorney is raising questions about an attorney's right to publicly disseminate a misconduct complaint.... The New York Law Journal also reports that a NY federal bankruptcy judge has barred CA from pursuing its claims in a pending suit against Enron Corp. arising from CA's energy crisis a few years ago.... The Pittsburgh Business Times reports that the DOJ has launched an investigation of accounting services which AIG provided to PNC that may have violated securities laws.... The Sacramento Business Journal reports that CA Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a bill changing the way CA nursing homes are paid.... FindLaw's Writ features commentary by Hastings law professor Vikram David Amar and UC-Davis law professor Alan Brownstein on why the US Senate should not pass the Pledge Protection Act.

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