Non-Sequiturs: 03.11.18

- Non-Sequiturs: 03.11.18

Chuck Cooper

* This great profile of Chuck Cooper, by Tierney Sneed of TPM, includes more details on why he withdrew from the solicitor general sweepstakes. [Talking Points Memo]

* A team from Quinn Emanuel, led by high-profile hire Alex Spiro, is repping Jay-Z in a trademark fight. Can Biglaw + Beyonce be far behind? [Hollywood Reporter]

* Steven Brill, the godfather of modern legal journalism, launches his latest venture: NewsGuard, which “uses journalism to fight fake news.” [Dewey B Strategic]

* Speaking of “fake news,” leading media lawyer Charles Glasser puts President Trump’s “war on the press” in a broader, global context. [Daily Caller]

* Still on the subject of POTUS v. Press, is the media being played in the Stormy Daniels drama? Joel Cohen and Dale Degenshein think so. [Law & Crime]

* Strange bedfellows at One First Street: Adam Feldman looks at Supreme Court cases featuring unusual ideological alliances. [Empirical SCOTUS]

* Protip for litigators and litigants: don’t tick off Judge Frederic Block (or any other judge presiding over your case, for that matter). [artnet]

* If our five Biglaw business development tips weren’t enough for you, Jane Genova adds two more for your consideration. [Law And More]

* How can technology be harnessed to bridge the justice gap? Neota Logic has some ideas. [Artificial Lawyer]


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David Lat is editor at large and founding editor of Above the Law, as well as the author of Supreme Ambitions: A Novel. He previously worked as a federal prosecutor in Newark, New Jersey; a litigation associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz; and a law clerk to Judge Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. You can connect with David on Twitter (@DavidLat), LinkedIn, and Facebook, and you can reach him by email at dlat@abovethelaw.com. Be Sociable, Share!
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