Morning Docket: 01.28.19

* Paul Weiss really showed its “commitment to putting the white in white shoe” with its new partnership class, and the New York Times is on it! See our coverage from December here. [New York Times] * President Donald Trump recently met with a group of right-wing activists led by Ginni Thomas, wife of Justice …

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Morning Docket: 01.25.19

* President Trump is preparing to declare a national emergency at the country’s southern border. A draft order is in the works, and $7B+ will be used to build the president’s wall to fix the humanitarian crisis he helped to create. [CNN]

* Longtime Trump ally Roger Stone was arrested early this morning in connection with special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. He’s been charged with seven counts: one count of obstruction of an official proceeding, five counts of false statements, and one count of witness tampering. [Washington Post]

* Were you planning on taking the D.C. bar exam in February? Not so fast. Thanks to the government shutdown, you might not be able to do so. We’ll keep you updated. If you’ve been waiting to get sworn in after passing the July 2018 bar, keep waiting — potentially for a while. [Law.com]

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