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Afternoon Briefs: Jones Day explains redaction flub; lawyer copyrights daughter’s crayon artwork

Jones Day apologizes for redaction error that exposed grand jury info

Jones Day has taken responsibility for a redaction error and apologized to a federal judge who ordered the firm…

Former tax attorney sent to prison for tax evasion of over $2M

A former tax attorney from the Indianapolis area has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to tax evasion of more than $2.4 million.

Chemerinsky: Does precedent matter to conservative justices on the Roberts Court?

How much does the Roberts Court care about precedent and stare decisis? Ultimately, this will be crucial as the U.S. Supreme Court reconsiders issues such as abortion, affirmative action, and gay and lesbian rights.

Cake incident was ‘breaking point’ for marginalized general counsel, her $20M bias lawsuit says

The former general counsel of data analytics company ExlService Holdings has filed a lawsuit contending that she was marginalized, micromanaged and disrespected by the company’s overwhelmingly male leadership.

Former general…

Trump’s sister, a federal appeals judge, resigns amid ethics inquiry

A judicial ethics probe of President Donald Trump’s older sister, Circuit Judge Maryanne Trump Barry, has ended with her retirement from the federal judiciary.

Four individuals had filed ethics complaints…

As America’s population ages, demand for elder law attorneys grows

Updated: As the U.S. population continues to get older, more attorneys are entering the field of elder law or expanding their practice to provide elder law services.

Judge strikes down entire health care law because of Congress’ elimination of tax penalty

The Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate requiring Americans to maintain health insurance coverage is no longer constitutional after Congress’ effective elimination of the tax penalty for failure to comply, a federal judge has ruled.

Michael Cohen says he’s free from ‘personal and mental incarceration’ before getting 3-year sentence

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, told a Manhattan federal judge on Wednesday that he has been “living in a personal and mental incarceration” since the day he began…

Panama Papers leak that shuttered law firm leads to US indictment of lawyer, three others

A Massachusetts accountant and a Panamanian lawyer are among four people charged in a federal indictment stemming from the so-called Panama Papers leak of hacked legal documents.

Former Foley & Lardner partner is suspended for falsifying documents

A former partner at Foley & Lardner has been suspended for two years for misleading the IRS with falsified documents.

The Wisconsin Supreme Court suspended former trusts and estates partner…

NY state tax department reviewing Trump fraud allegations outlined in investigative report

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is reviewing allegations in a New York Times investigative article that concludes President Donald Trump participated in “dubious tax schemes” including…

Rap mogul’s ex-lawyer arrested for allegedly depositing a stolen tax refund check worth over $1M

A Los Angeles lawyer who once represented rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was arrested Monday for allegedly depositing a stolen tax refund check for more than $1 million.

Thaddeus Julian…

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to campaign finance violations, tax and bank fraud

Updated: Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer and so-called fixer for President Donald Trump, pleaded guilty to eight counts of campaign finance violations and bank and tax fraud after surrendering to the FBI on Tuesday.

Michael Cohen reportedly being investigated over more than $20M in loans to his taxi business

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are considering filing criminal charges by the end of August against Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer to President Donald Trump.

Investigators are reportedly examining whether…

Jurors in Paul Manafort trial ask for new definition of reasonable doubt

Judge T.S. Ellis III told jurors that reasonable doubt is a doubt based on reason, and the government is not required to prove guilt beyond “all possible doubt.”

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