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Morning Docket: 06.17.21

* A trademark lawsuit filed by Ice Cube against Robinhood has been dismissed. Guess the judge put "ice" on that litigation... [Yahoo News] * Prosecutors say Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels's former lawyer, deserves "very substantial" prison time for crimes he purportedly committed. [NBC News] * The Justice Department has ended a criminal inquiry and lawsuit over the publication of a book by John Bolton. [New York Times] * Congressman Mo Brooks has purportedly accused the person who served ...
Tags: Utah, New York Post, Law, Nbc News, New York Times, Ice Cube, Robinhood, Justice Department, John Bolton, Yahoo News, Mo Brooks, Morning Docket, Michael Avenatti, Michael Avenatti Stormy Daniels


Morning Docket: 06.16.21

* The Supreme Court ruled that a low-level crack-cocaine offender was unable to receive a reduced sentence under a recently passed law. That's whack... [CNN] * A defendant acting as his own lawyer yelled at lawyers during opening arguments at his murder trial yesterday. [NBC News] * An Indian lawyer accidentally showed that he was wearing shorts during a virtual hearing earlier this week. [India Today] * Check out this article on the persuasive impact of Supreme Court briefs. [Juris Lab] *...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, India, Kodak, Crack, Morning Docket, Bloomberg Law, Juris Lab


Morning Docket: 06.15.21

* An antitrust lawsuit concerning college textbooks has been dismissed. Guess the plaintiffs got schooled... [Reuters] * A New York woman allegedly posed as a lawyer to bilk immigrants of money devoted to phony visa applications. [Patch] * A California attorney has been fined for making purportedly derogatory remarks against the judiciary. [Metropolitan News-Enterprise] * A man, who allegedly threatened a whistleblower's lawyer, has been sentenced to a year in prison. [Politico] * A shipya...
Tags: New York, Law, Navy, California, College, Antitrust, Norfolk, Reuters, U S Navy, Morning Docket, Metropolitan News Enterprise


Morning Docket: 06.14.21

* Six Flags has settled a lawsuit for $36 million involving the use of fingerprint scanners at a park . What would the old guy in its commercials think? [USA Today] * A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by employees of a Houston hospital who protested their employer's policy that workers need to be vaccinated against COVID-19. [NBC News] * A Connecticut lawyer is under police investigation after a shooting occurred outside his office. [ABA Journal] * Check out this article on an Arizona l...
Tags: Law, Connecticut, Arizona, Houston, Usa Today, ABA Journal, Six Flags, Arizona Republic, Morning Docket, Pride Month, COVID-19


Morning Docket: 06.11.21

* A lawsuit claims that a Minnesota law firm fired pro-Trump employees. Maybe the litigation is going to be "yuge"... [New York Post] * A New York disbarred lawyer allegedly helped an ex-con swindle friends our of half a million dollars. [New York Daily News] * Counsel for Derek Chauvin is seeking to probe alleged bias on the part of the jury that convicted Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd earlier this year. [AP] * Jeffrey Toobin has returned to CNN after he took time off following a...
Tags: New York Post, New York, Minnesota, Law, Cnn, Usa Today, Donald Trump, New York Daily News, Trump, Jeffrey Toobin, Morning Docket, Chauvin, Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniel, Avenatti, George Floyd


Morning Docket: 06.10.21

* A lawsuit between the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee and the national organization is reportedly imperiling cookie sales. The Samoas must flow... [Tennessee Lookout] * A Colorado lawyer's discipline for using an anti-gay slur has been upheld. [Colorado Politics] * A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against McDonald's by black franchisees claiming racial discrimination. [CNBC] * The Texas State Bar is purportedly investigating whether efforts by the Attorney General of Texas to alleged...
Tags: Texas, Law, Colorado, Tennessee, Mcdonald's, Cnbc, Middle Tennessee, McDonald, Texas State Bar, Morning Docket, Roblox, Colorado Politics, Attorney General of Texas


Morning Docket: 06.09.21

* The MLB is playing "hard ball" over a lawsuit concerning the location of the League's All-Star Game. [Hill] * The Ohio Attorney General has filed a lawsuit seeking to declare Google a public utility. [CBS News] * Systems at the New York City Law Department are still down days after it was targeted by a cyberattack. It was hard enough to schedule depositions with them already... [New York Times] * A woman who was impaled by a beach umbrella has filed a negligence lawsuit. [Scranton Times ...
Tags: Google, Law, Cbs News, New York Times, Mlb, Ohio, Beach, Scranton Times Tribune, All-star Game, Morning Docket, COVID-19, COVID, Ohio Attorney General, New York City Law Department


Morning Docket: 06.08.21

* R. Kelly's attorneys are requesting to withdraw as his counsel and say it is "impossible" to properly represent him. Bet the lawyers hope they aren't "trapped" in the courtroom... [Fox News] * A prominent West Virginia attorney passed away this week following a car crash. [Metro News] * The Department of Justice says it will defend former president Trump in a private defamation lawsuit. [Forbes] * Stormy Daniels says her attorneys are cooperating with investigators looking into the operat...
Tags: Florida, Law, West Virginia, Fox News, Department Of Justice, R. Kelly, Trump, Kelly, Hill, Stormy Daniels, Boca Raton, Trump Organization, Metro News, Morning Docket, President Trump, Boca News Now


Morning Docket: 06.07.21

* A Republican Congressman was finally served with papers related to a lawsuit over the January 6th Capitol riot after prior attempts failed. Seth Rogen may have served the papers right the first time... [Hill] * A California lawyer, who allegedly used a cafe to embezzle money, has been sentenced to prison. [San Francisco Chronicle] * A New York lawyer, who is an associate at Dechert LLP, appeared on Jeopardy! last week. [Brooklyn Eagle] * Jerry Falwell, Jr. is asking that a lawsuit filed b...
Tags: New York, Supreme Court, Law, California, Nbc News, America, Fox News, Seth Rogen, Republican, Jeopardy, Congressman, Liberty University, Jerry Falwell Jr, Falwell, San Francisco Chronicle, Dechert LLP


Morning Docket: 06.04.21

* Emails between blood-testimony company Theranos's founder Elizabeth Holmes and lawyers at Boies Schiller will be permitted as evidence at Holmes's criminal trial. Hope there is no "bad blood" between Holmes and the lawyers... [Wall Street Journal] * Noted defense lawyer F. Lee Bailey passed away yesterday at 87. [Washington Post] * Check out this article on how amicus briefs impacted the Supreme Court's 2020 term. [Juris Lab] * A lawsuit claims metal shards were put in a worker's meal af...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Cbs News, Illinois, Wall Street Journal, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Holmes, Lee Bailey, Morning Docket, F. Lee Bailey, Boies Schiller, Juris Lab


Morning Docket: 06.02.21

* Dominion Voting Systems is trying to hold MyPillow liable for statements made by its CEO about the election. Might be time for MyPillow to hit the mattresses... [Business Insider] * Derek Chauvin is purportedly financially unable to hire a lawyer to fight off federal civil rights charges. [Insider] * A Maryland lawyer has been disbarred for allegedly failing to file an appeal and then lying to a client about the situation. [Daily Record] * The New York Attorney General is ordering the CE...
Tags: New York, Maryland, Law, Kodak, Cnbc, Morning Docket, New York Attorney General, Mike Lindell, MyPillow, Beligum, Derek Chauvin, Dominion Voting Systems


Morning Docket: 06.01.21

* A Michigan lawyer, who allegedly gave his adversary the middle finger during a virtual court hearing, has purportedly been fined $3,000. That's one expensive bird... [Detroit Free Press] * Unvaccinated workers at a Houston hospital are suing over their employer's vaccination mandate. [Washington Post] * A Philadelphia-area attorney passed away last week hours after he was pulled from a bay in Longport, New Jersey. [Fox News] * Johnson & Johnson is asking the Supreme Court to hear an ovar...
Tags: Texas, Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Nbc News, Pennsylvania, Fox News, Philadelphia, Michigan, Houston, Mount Everest, Chicago Tribune, Johnson Johnson, Detroit Free Press, Longport New Jersey, Morning Docket


Morning Docket: 05.28.21

* A paralegal who was fired from her law firm job for feeding zoo animals in a viral video has found a new job. Sounds like this person should be on Tiger King... [CBS News] * A court has reportedly dismissed a lawsuit filed by spectators who were allegedly banned from Utah Jazz games after a verbal altercation with a professional basketball player. [Yahoo News] * A trial date has been set in the criminal case of the South Dakota Attorney General who allegedly hit a pedestrian with his car....
Tags: Law, Cbs News, South Dakota, Medical Marijuana, Utah Jazz, Florida Supreme Court, Yahoo News, Morning Docket, Black Hills Pioneer, Tiger King, Capitol Riot, QAnon Shaman, South Dakota Attorney General


Morning Docket: 05.27.21

* A lawsuit filed by a former college basketball player against Adidas has been dismissed. Maybe he should take Adidas's slogan "impossible is nothing" to heart if filing an appeal... [Oregonian] * A man accused of shooting a New Hampshire pastor has pleaded guilty to assaulting his own lawyer. [AP] * The University of Miami has fired the dean of its law school, and members of the law school community are reportedly not pleased. [Miami Hurricane] * Alan Dershowitz is reportedly suing Netfli...
Tags: Law, Adidas, Netflix, New Hampshire, Basketball, ABA Journal, Fox Business, University Of Miami, Jeffrey Epstein, Alan Dershowitz, Morning Docket, Super Troopers, Miami Hurricane


Morning Docket: 05.26.21

* Former Brooks Brothers executives are embroiled in litigation with a former supplier. Guess they are getting experience with another kind of suit... [Sourcing Journal] * A Texas court has ruled that a lawyer's statements in press releases were not protected by the judicial-process privilege. [ABA Journal] * A New York attorney, who allegedly stole millions from clients in the form of real estate proceeds, has been disbarred. [New York Law Journal] * The Manhattan District Attorney has con...
Tags: New York, Texas, Law, Pizza, Manhattan, Donald Trump, ABA Journal, Seattle Times, Brooks Brothers, Trump Organization, New York Law Journal, Morning Docket, Brooks Brother, Manhattan District Attorney, Sourcing Journal


Morning Docket: 05.25.21

* An ethics opinion is permitting a lawyer to practice New Jersey law remotely from his home in Florida. This is a boon to "snow birds" everywhere... [Daily Business Review] * Van Jones claims Kim Kardashian is "going to be an unbelievable attorney." [Yahoo News] * A former drug dealer has been sworn in as an attorney by the same judge who told him to turn his life around. [Fox News] * Check out this article on participation of chambers of commerce in lower court proceedings. [Juris Lab] ...
Tags: Florida, Kim Kardashian, Law, Cbs News, New Jersey, Fox News, PPP, Pittsburgh, Chambers of Commerce, Yahoo News, Van Jones, Morning Docket, Daily Business Review, COVID-19, Juris Lab


Morning Docket: 05.24.21

* Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, took the witness stand in a lawsuit filed by the maker of Fortnite. Wonder if he swore the oath on an iPad... [BBC] * An Egyptian court has permitted the Suez Canal to keep holding the ship that caused a blockage in the waterway earlier this year. [Reuters] * A lawsuit claims a worker aboard the Staten Island ferry was injured trying to stop a fight. [New York Post] * A federal prosecutor was injured by a stray bullet while dining out in Brooklyn last week. [Ne...
Tags: Apple, New York Post, Law, Bbc, Bitcoin, Brooklyn, Egypt, Epic, Tim Cook, Staten Island, Coinbase, New York Daily News, Reuters, Suez Canal, Morning Docket, Fortnite


Morning Docket: 05.21.21

* Hershey has a new general counsel. Hope his compensation package is "sweet"... [ ] * A celebrity lawyer, who represented the late DMX, has listed his New York City duplex for sale. [New York Post] * A Texas judge has refused to move a lawsuit against Google from Texas to California. Should be fine, a lot of tech companies are moving to Texas these days anyways... [Reuters] * A Brooklyn lawyer has pled guilty to running a $6 million real estate scam. [ ] * Bacardi has won a lawsuit again...
Tags: Google, New York Post, Texas, Law, California, New York City, Brooklyn, Candy, Reuters, Bacardi, Hershey, DMX, Morning Docket


Morning Docket: 05.20.21

* An association of insurance agents is suing Allstate for breach of contract. Hope the company is in good hands... [Insurance Business] * A California ethics advisory opinion has stressed that lawyers cannot ignore another attorney's mental impairment. [Bloomberg Law] * Amazon is the subject of five lawsuits claiming discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. [Forbes] * Donald Trump was not happy about news that the New York Attorney General has opened up a criminal probe into his b...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Law, California, Nbc News, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Allstate, Morning Docket, Bloomberg Law, New York Attorney General


Morning Docket: 05.19.21

* A lawsuit claims that candles made by a company owned by Gwyneth Paltrow exploded. Wonder if Serenity by Jan made similar products... [NBC News] * The St. Louis lawyer, who was infamously photographed wielding a gun in front of protesters last year, has announced his run for a U.S. Senate seat. [Kansas City Star] * The City of Sacramento has settled a lawsuit over a law that required people to stand during the national anthem. [Sacramento Bee] * An appeals judge in North Carolina has been...
Tags: New York Post, Law, Senate, Nbc News, Sacramento, North Carolina, St. Louis, Gwyneth Paltrow, ABA Journal, Sacramento Bee, Kansas City Star, Morning Docket, U.S. Senate, Lawyerly Lairs


Morning Docket: 05.18.21

* Kodak and its CEO might be sued over insider trading that allegedly occurred just before the company announced a lucrative deal with the U.S. government. Maybe they figured regulators didn't know the company still existed... [Wall Street Journal] * Derek Chauvin's lawyer denied that he leaked information about a rejected plea deal to the press. [Insider] * A new lawsuit alleges that Montana is infringing on the rights of Native American voters. [New York Times] * Rudy Giuliani's legal tea...
Tags: Uber, Supreme Court, Law, Montana, Kodak, New York Times, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Reuters, Insider Trading, Morning Docket, Derek Chauvin


Morning Docket: 05.17.21

* A lawsuit has been filed over Floyd Mayweather's fight against Logan Paul next month. Sounds like the claims might be a knock out... [Fox News] * Allegations made in litigation suggest that a former Trump lawyer is raiding a nonprofit for her own personal use. [AP] * The Mississippi Supreme Court has overturned a medical marijuana initiative in that state. Hopefully legalized marijuana there isn't just a "pipe" dream... [Mississippi Today] * A Louisiana lawyer has been charged with attem...
Tags: Mississippi, Law, Marijuana, Fox News, Louisiana, Floyd Mayweather, Trump, Mississippi Supreme Court, Logan Paul, Floyd Mayweather Jr, Morning Docket, Carole Baskin, Mississippi Today, Tiger King, Dominion Voting Systems


Morning Docket: 05.14.21

* Judge Judy claims that expanding the Supreme Court is a "dumb idea." Maybe she would change her mind if the Supremes televised their arguments... [Hill] * A Virginia woman has been arrested for allegedly posing as a lawyer. [NBC News] * An Australian man has filed a lawsuit claiming that he invented Bitcoin. Strange, assumed Elon Musk invented it... [Reuters] * A lawyer alleged at a hearing earlier this week that Jeff Lowe of Tiger King fame would purportedly be willing to give up big cat...
Tags: Elon Musk, Florida, Supreme Court, Law, Australia, Virginia, Nbc News, Bitcoin, Fox News, Judy, Reuters, Supremes, Judge Judy, Chicago Tribune, Morning Docket, Jeff Lowe


Morning Docket: 05.13.21

* To-go alcohol from restaurants and bars has been made permanently legal in the Lone Star State. Time to order some Texas-sized cocktails to go... [People] * An Orlando lawyer allegedly left her kids at home to run an SUV into their father's house. [Miami Herald] * A Central Pennsylvania lawyer, who is accused of threatening to kill United States Senators and shoot his wife, has been disbarred. [Patriot News] * The top federal prosecutor in Chicago was hospitalized recently after suffering...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Law, Chicago, United States, Orlando, Chicago Tribune, Central Pennsylvania, Miami Herald, Lone Star, Morning Docket, United State Attorney, Lone Star State Time


Morning Docket: 05.12.21

* A judge has dismissed the NRA bankruptcy leaving the group open to litigation by the New York Attorney General. Guess the group maybe shot itself in the foot for nothing... [CNBC] * Check out this feature on a law student who was a judge before he entered law school. [UVA Law] * A co-founder for Students for Trump has been sentenced to prison time for allegedly poising as a lawyer. [Hill] * A partner at Holland & Knight has purportedly been found dead off a Florida beach. [Lakeland Ledger...
Tags: Florida, New York, Law, Bankruptcy, Cnbc, ABA Journal, Entourage, Trump, Nra, Holland & Knight, Ari Gold, Morning Docket, New York Attorney General, Lakeland Ledger, Students For Trump


Morning Docket: 05.11.21

* A federal judge has dismissed a case a hemp organization filed against the Drug Enforcement Agency. Maybe the claims were half baked... [Capital Press] * Attorneys for alleged Capitol rioters were given an exclusive tour of the Capitol grounds to seemingly assist in their defense work. [CNN] * A new lawsuit alleges that the District of Columbia's ban on dancing at weddings during the COVID-19 pandemic violates the First Amendment. This takes interpretative dance to another level. [Reason] ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Virginia, Marijuana, DEA, Dc, Ecuador, District Of Columbia, Hemp, Chevron, Reuters, Capitol, Capital Press, Drug Enforcement Agency, Morning Docket, Juris Lab


Morning Docket: 05.10.21

* A lawyer for an accused Capitol riot claims his client had "Foxitis." Don't think penicillin can cure that... [Hill] * Melinda Gates was apparently meeting with divorce lawyers for the past few years before announcing her divorce from Bill Gates. [Wall Street Journal] * The Daily Mail is asking a judge to "smother" a lawsuit filed by MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell over his alleged romantic involvement with an actress. [Yahoo News] * SpaceX is facing a lawsuit over a deadly car crash that occur...
Tags: Apple, Spacex, Law, Nbc News, Playstation, Pennsylvania, Bill Gates, Sony, Fox News, Melinda Gates, Capitol, Hill, Yahoo News, Morning Docket, Mike Lindell, MyPillow


Morning Docket: 05.07.21

* Lawsuits were filed mere minutes after Florida's new election reform was signed into law. Those attorneys must be fast typers... [Newsweek] * Check out this article on a law grad who has netted $83,000 a year as an underwear model on OnlyFans. [Law and More] * Roy Moore's lawyer was reportedly absent from a hearing in the case he filed against Sacha Baron Cohen related to Moore's appearance on Who Is America. [Courthouse News] * Devin Nunes's attorney has been ordered to pay CNN $21,000 i...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Law, Alabama, America, Cnn, Seinfeld, Sacha Baron Cohen, Roy Moore, Chicago Sun Times, Moore, Newsweek, Devin Nunes, Ron DeSantis, Morning Docket, OnlyFans


Morning Docket: 05.06.21

* A new lawsuit alleges a New Jersey family ate feces-covered food at a McDonald's. One heck of a special sauce... [Patch] * Harvey Weinstein has sued his former lawyer to recover supposedly unearned legal fees. [Hill] * San Diego County will provide lawyers to immigrants facing deportation proceedings. [Minnesota Lawyer] * A man has been convicted of stalking a high-profile Texas attorney. [ ] * Rudy Giuliani's allies are allegedly asking that Donald Trump's team help pay Rudy's legal bil...
Tags: Texas, Law, New Jersey, Harvey Weinstein, San Diego, Mcdonald's, Rudy, Donald Trump, San Diego County, Rudy Giuliani, McDonald, Hill, Morning Docket, Minnesota Lawyer


Morning Docket: 05.05.21

* Attorneys in the Gates divorce also worked on the Bezos split-up. Maybe Gates read a good online review of the lawyer written by Bezos... [CNN] * A Kevin Spacey accuser must reveal his name in order for his lawsuit to proceed. [Huff Post] * The military promotion of the South Dakota Attorney General has been blocked because of his involvement in a deadly car collision last year. [ABC News] * Coca-Cola is pausing its plan to incentivize the use of diverse attorneys after the general counse...
Tags: New York Post, Coca-cola, Supreme Court, Law, Uncategorized, South Dakota, Bill Gates, Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bezos, Melinda Gates, Bezos, Huff Post, Morning Docket, MacKenzie Bezos, Juris Lab, ABC News -RSB- Coca Cola