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Special counsel’s report is released; here are highlights

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Home Daily News Special counsel’s report is released; here… Criminal Justice By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted April 18, 2019, 11:53 am CDT Legal definitions and an opinion by the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel helped inform special counsel Robert Mueller’s conclusions on collusion and obstruction of justice. Mueller found no collusion between Russia … Continue reading “Special counsel’s report is released; here are highlights”

Judge complains court filings are being used to deliver information to news media

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Home Daily News Judge complains court filings are being used… Trials & Litigation By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted April 18, 2019, 7:30 am CDT A federal judge overseeing a lawsuit against Baylor University warned lawyers for the sexual assault plaintiffs Tuesday that court filings should not be used to deliver information to the news media. … Continue reading “Judge complains court filings are being used to deliver information to news media”

Do you think apprenticeships are an acceptable substitute for law school?

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Home Daily News Do you think apprenticeships are an acceptable… Question of the Week By Jackson A. Thomas Posted April 17, 2019, 1:43 pm CDT In a recent Vogue story, media personality and socialite Kim Kardashian West said she has hopes of following in President Abraham Lincoln’s footsteps by not attending law school and becoming … Continue reading “Do you think apprenticeships are an acceptable substitute for law school?”

Lawyer says she’s entitled to crime victim protections for alleged secret police recording at her office

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Home Daily News Lawyer says she’s entitled to crime victim… Criminal Justice By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted April 17, 2019, 12:12 pm CDT Image from Shutterstock.com. A Florida lawyer says she is a crime victim entitled to information regarding a police investigation into two detectives she accused of making a secret audio recording at her … Continue reading “Lawyer says she’s entitled to crime victim protections for alleged secret police recording at her office”

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. among lawyers filing suit to block vaccination order

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Home Daily News Robert F. Kennedy Jr. among lawyers filing… Health Law By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted April 16, 2019, 12:51 pm CDT Five mothers in New York City have filed a lawsuit seeking to vacate orders requiring measles vaccinations for people living in ZIP codes that have seen an outbreak of the disease. The … Continue reading “Robert F. Kennedy Jr. among lawyers filing suit to block vaccination order”

Cartoon Poll: Vote for the canine caption that has the highest pedigree

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Home Daily News Cartoon Poll: Vote for the canine caption… Cartoon Caption Contest By Jackson A. Thomas Posted April 16, 2019, 11:44 am CDT Which one of these captions gets your tail a-waggin’? We chewed on more than 60 submissions and need your help picking the winner. The caption that gets the most votes will … Continue reading “Cartoon Poll: Vote for the canine caption that has the highest pedigree”

BigLaw global chairman’s death after leave for health issues highlights stress of law practice

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Home Daily News BigLaw global chairman’s death after leave… Lawyer Wellness By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted April 16, 2019, 10:54 am CDT Paul Rawlinson. Photo from Baker McKenzie. Baker McKenzie global chairman Paul Rawlinson died April 12, six months after he decided to take a temporary leave to deal with health issues caused by exhaustion. … Continue reading “BigLaw global chairman’s death after leave for health issues highlights stress of law practice”

Judge refuses to block maker of Roundup weed killer from geofencing around courthouse

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Home Daily News Judge refuses to block maker of Roundup weed… Legal Technology By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted April 15, 2019, 3:03 pm CDT Can targeted cellphone advertising by a lawsuit defendant constitute jury tampering? That was one of the issues earlier this month when lawyers for plaintiffs in a case against the makers of … Continue reading “Judge refuses to block maker of Roundup weed killer from geofencing around courthouse”

Mueller report to be released Thursday; Barr says info in these 4 categories could be redacted

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Home Daily News Mueller report to be released Thursday; Barr… Criminal Justice By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted April 15, 2019, 12:07 pm CDT Special counsel Robert Mueller and Attorney General William Barr. Photos from Wikimedia Commons. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election is expected to … Continue reading “Mueller report to be released Thursday; Barr says info in these 4 categories could be redacted”

Judge tosses law firm’s suit seeking $9.75M bonus fee in divorce case

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Home Daily News Judge tosses law firm’s suit seeking $9.75M… Attorney Fees By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted April 15, 2019, 9:53 am CDT A judge in Cook County, Illinois, has expressed her displeasure with a case filed by a prominent law firm seeking a bonus fee of $9.75 million in a high-profile divorce case. Judge … Continue reading “Judge tosses law firm’s suit seeking $9.75M bonus fee in divorce case”

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