Morning Docket: 03.14.19

* With those big, complex planes grounded, it’s time to start gearing up for some lawsuits. [] * Another lawyer involved in the college entrance cheating and bribery scandal. [The Recorder] * Speaking of lawsuits and the admissions scandal… the first class action has been filed. [Courthouse News Service] * Biglaw firm posts record revenue …

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Morning Docket: 02.25.19

* Some think Justice Clarence Thomas may be dropping hints that he’s about to retire (e.g., this little First Amendment gem), but those who know him well think he’s getting ready for a conservative revolution, and he’s got an army of former clerks to back him up. [CNN]

* It’s Mueller time! Special counsel Robert Mueller’s sentencing memo for Paul Manafort is 800 pages long and makes the president’s former campaign chairman out to be a “hardened” and “bold” criminal who “repeatedly and brazenly” broke the law and “presents a grave risk of recidivism.” [New York Times]

* A federal judge has ruled that the all-male military draft that requires men to register with the Selective Service System is unconstitutional, as “the time has passed” for debate on women’s roles in the armed services. [USA Today]

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Morning Docket: 10.12.18

* While you were busy watching Kanye spew drivel in the Oval Office, you may have forgotten that he was there to watch the Music Modernization Act get signed into law to enrich artists. And by “artists” we mean the RIAA. [The Verge] * The public service loan forgiveness program appears to be a total …

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