This Law Week special report features real estate and construction law.

Profiles

National News

  • BP agrees to $25M penalty for 2006 Alaska spills

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — BP's subsidiary in Alaska will pay a $25 million civil penalty under a settlement announced Tuesday that comes five years after more than 200,000 gallons of crude oil spilled from company pipelines on the North Slope.

  • For now, Tamarack owners off hook for $250M loan

    BOISE, Idaho -- The two biggest owners of the failed Tamarack Resort don't have to worry about digging into their personal wealth to repay a $250 million construction loan, at least for the next six months.

  • HSBC seeks dismissal of $9 billion Madoff trustee lawsuit

    HSBC Holdings Plc asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the trustee liquidating Bernard L. Madoff’s firm, saying he isn’t allowed by law to bring such suits on behalf of the confidence man’s customers.

  • Massachusetts court hears pivotal mortgage-transfer case

    A Massachusetts man should be allowed to keep property he bought from U.S. Bancorp even though the bank didn't have the right to foreclose on the previous owner, a lawyer argued before the state's highest court.

  • SC chief justice orders stop to state's foreclosures

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina's chief justice on Tuesday ordered a stop to all pending foreclosures until the banks and homeowners involved can complete an intervention process — a move that could affect thousands of people struggling to hold onto their homes.

Containing Report

Law Week 2011

From May 2 to May 6, The Daily Transcript honors Law Week with a weeklong series honoring the business of law. Coverage includes attorney profiles, Q&As with San Diego legal experts, and stories on important issues like corporate governance, employment law, real estate and construction, and intellectual property.

Companion Reports

Law Week - Friday - 2011

This weeklong series honoring the business of law in San Diego culminates with a look at intellectual property and patent law.

Law Week - Wednesday - 2011

The Daily Transcript's weeklong series continues with a look at issues and trends in employment law.

Law Week - Tuesday - 2011

Law school enrollment, profiles of San Diego's law school deans and volunteering are some of the topics covered in today's special report honoring the business of law.

Law Week - Monday - 2011

The Daily Transcript kicks off its weeklong series with a look at corporate law, mergers, a profile with a local general counsel and more.

Archived Reports

Law Week 2011

From May 2 to May 6, The Daily Transcript honors Law Week with a weeklong series honoring the business of law. Coverage includes attorney profiles, Q&As with San Diego legal experts, and stories on important issues like corporate governance, employment law, real estate and construction, and intellectual property.