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Judge Tanya S. Chutkan (courtesy photo via the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts).Hello from our place in the Berkshires, where Zach and I are spending some time during these lazy days of August. We’re here with Zach’s parents, who are helping us out with newborn Chase, while my parents are taking Harlan on a

One of the most important developments in the legal world in the past decade has been the rise of litigation finance, which has emerged from relative obscurity—and even illegality in certain states—to become a multibillion-dollar industry. Initially viewed by many with either skepticism or befuddlement, litigation finance has gone mainstream, and today numerous Am Law

Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase (public domain via the Library of Congress).My husband Zach and I are delighted to announce the birth of Chase Baron Lat-Shemtob. He was born on Monday, July 17, at 10:46 p.m. (MDT), weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces, and measuring 19.5 inches in length. He is doing well, as are his

A Microsoft store in New York, New York (photo by David Lat).Greetings from Denver—a wonderful city, especially in the summer. I had a speaking engagement here a few days ago, and Zach and I decided to spend some time with family in Colorado before heading back to the East Coast. While the heat wave hasn’t