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Law Firms

Suit alleges 2 Littler lawyers misappropriated ‘voluminous amount’ of group’s intellectual property

Law Schools

Cellphone entrepreneur donates $15M to law school

Mergers & Acquisitions

BigLaw firm’s acquisition will produce largest information and discovery law practice in US

Election Law

Lawyer for Trump campaign complains of ‘abusive’ voicemail from Kirkland associate, asks to withdraw

U.S. Supreme Court

2 justices dissent over Supreme Court’s refusal to restore COVID-19 safety steps at ‘tinderbox’ prison

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Several states pause jury trials; suit accuses Texas AG of whistleblower retaliation

Law Professors

Has law prof been fired over tweets? He says it might not be technically true—yet

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court puts off action on Trump-related cases; is it waiting for the clock to run out?

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS will decide whether allowing union access to property is unconstitutional taking

Election Law

3rd Circuit won’t interfere with Pennsylvania ballot count, while Trump campaign trims another suit

Mind Your Business

The COVID-19 consequence: Emerging talent is at risk

Cybersecurity

BigLaw firm and bar groups report data breaches

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Law students pledge not to work for Trump firms; women deported after OB-GYN complaints

Death Penalty

ABA asks Trump for delays in 3 executions, including case in which the lawyers have COVID-19

U.S. Supreme Court

Alito: COVID-19 restrictions highlight disturbing trend of ‘lawmaking by executive fiat’

Ethics

Jeffrey Epstein nonprosecution agreement stemmed from ‘poor judgment,’ DOJ ethics office says

Election Law

Appeals judge rules Pennsylvania official had no authority to extend deadline to fix ballot ID issues

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Jeffrey Toobin fired over Zoom exposure; lawyer alleges rape by cop in Breonna Taylor case

Law Firms

Suit claims Polsinelli agreed to flat-fee deal, then shifted work to a co-defendant’s law firm

Education Law

1st Circuit upholds Harvard’s use of race in admissions; group will seek SCOTUS review

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