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Afternoon Briefs: Judge denies QAnon connection; investors sue over ‘Voltswagen’ prank press release

Pennsylvania judge denies any QAnon connection

A Philadelphia judge running for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court is denying any connection to QAnon and its conspiracy theories. Judge Paula Patrick told the…

Lawyer agrees to disciplinary probation for failing to supervise alleged embezzling employee

A high-profile Las Vegas lawyer has agreed to be placed on disciplinary probation for 18 months for ethical misconduct relating to an employee who allegedly embezzled about $80,000.

Afternoon Briefs: Judge irked by ‘60 Minutes’ interview; Caesars sues insurers for pandemic losses

Federal judge warns of trying Capitol riot case in media

U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta of the District of Columbia on Tuesday warned prosecutors about trying a U.S. Capitol riot…

Federal judge’s opinion in Stella Artois too-light beer case is plastered with alcohol references

A federal judge in Nevada has sent a case over underfilled beer glasses back to state court because its amount-in-controversy calculation is “mostly foam.”

Mona Kaveh gives a voice to foster children in Las Vegas

Mona Kaveh has represented nearly 30 foster children since she began volunteering with the Children’s Attorneys Project in 2010. “It made me so happy that these kids had someone fighting for them. I always say, as much as I try to advocate for these kids, I feel like they have changed my life so much and inspired me so much in return. What they have been through and what they are still able to achieve is so inspiring.”

Judge orders postal sweeps to continue; about 150K ballots weren’t delivered by Election Day

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has ordered twice-per-day sweeps of postal facilities in states with extended ballot deadlines to ensure that ballots are delivered to election officials that same day.

Trump campaign brings legal challenges in several battleground states with success in 1 suit

The Trump campaign has filed recent lawsuits in several battleground states and has called for a recount in Wisconsin.

No new wave of election lawsuits emerged Tuesday; which pending cases could make a difference?

A wave of Election Day litigation did not materialize Tuesday, even as President Donald Trump vowed to take voting cases to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Armies of lawyers ready for election disputes; will unclear postmarks become ‘dimpled chads’ of 2020?

Hundreds of lawyers have been assembled to fight legal battles across the nation over which ballots can be counted and how the process should unfold.

Judge is accused of abusing judicial prestige while investigating hip-hop clothing store and double murder

A Las Vegas judge is facing an ethics complaint stemming from her own personal investigation of a hip-hop clothing store where her daughter worked and a double murder that she thought involved her daughter's acquaintance.

Afternoon Briefs: Another firm trims salary cuts; lawyer is accused of writing $400K in bad checks

Kelley Drye trims some salary cuts

Kelley Drye & Warren is reducing 10% pay cuts to 5% cuts for associates, special counsels and staff earning more than $100,000. Reductions…

Indiana changes online bar exam again after ‘repeated and unforeseen technical complications’

Following “repeated and unforeseen technical complications,” the Indiana Supreme Court released an order Wednesday stating that its online bar exam has been rescheduled for Aug. 4, and it will now be an open-book test with questions and answers exchanged by email.

Fennemore Craig announces merger; it’s not the time to ‘curl up in a ball,’ CEO says

Fennemore Craig will merge with California law firm Dowling Aaron, creating a law firm with 180 lawyers. Fennemore Craig CEO James Goodnow said the merger will make the combined firm “a dominant player in agriculture business and water law” in the U.S.

Online bar exams delayed in 2 states because of issues with testing software

Nevada and Indiana have pushed back the dates for their online bar exams after users taking practice tests encountered technology problems.

Supreme Court refuses to block restrictions on Nevada churches in 5-4 vote

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday night rejected an emergency request by a Nevada church to block a 50-person limit on attendance at worship services. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. was among the five justices who declined to issue an injunction.

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