Morning Docket: 11.13.18

* Matt Whitaker releasing opinion supporting Matt Whitaker. Well, that’s settled then. [Wall Street Journal] * Tesla loses securities lawyer. They’d best take Elon’s Twitter machine away from him until further notice. [LA Times] * I dunno, this still seems cheaper than an actual ticket. [Law360] * Man with pet alligator calls Jungle Law to …

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Morning Docket: 11.06.18

* Apparently there’s some kind of election today? In any event, law firms are taking on a huge role as volunteers. [American Lawyer] * Flush with nearly $250 million in fundraising, Northwestern Law says it’s facing a “difficult time.” Time to cut back on those platinum casebooks. [Law.com] * Pressure mounts in the UK to …

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Morning Docket: 11.01.18

* Supreme Court looks to further cripple class actions by killing off cases that chasten corporate misconduct but can’t feasibly reimburse every individual victim. So, if you’re planning to injure a bunch of people, make sure to do it in a small and difficult to track manner! [National Law Journal] * Brexit comes to Biglaw …

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Morning Docket: 10.26.18

* Chuck Grassley asking Justice Department to launch a criminal inquiry into Michael Avenatti and his client. So now Grassley cares about investigations. [Law360] * Does Megyn Kelly have a prayer in her looming battle with NBC? Personally, I don’t think they should fire her — they should make her sit in her office and …

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Morning Docket: 10.25.18

* Justice Department launches its bid to reverse LGBTQ rights. I’ll bet several liked beers that the timing isn’t a coincidence. [National Law Journal] * Speaking of the Supreme Court, anthropomorphic hemorrhoid Charles Harder is asking the Court to get rid of Section 230 so every website can be sued into oblivion for defamation they …

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