Morning Docket: 01.18.19

* Trump instructed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, which was a rotten thing to do to America’s hottest lawyer. [Buzzfeed] * Skadden settles with government over Manafort fiasco to the tune of $4.6 million. [NY Times] * Ben Brafman officially out as Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer. [Law360] * Net neutrality case will press forward after …

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Morning Docket: 12.20.18

* Law school placed on probation and in a refreshing turn of events, the school claims to be working with the ABA instead of hiring Paul Clement to sue. [Atlanta Journal Constitution] * Woman charged with fake witchcraft because 2018 just keeps on giving. [NPR] * Secret Cohen filings? Hm. [CNBC] * Wait, the law …

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Morning Docket: 11.20.18

* ACLU and Center for Constitutional Rights score win with court order proclaiming the obvious: No, you can’t blanket deny asylum seekers. [Associated Press via Huffington Post] * Cyrus Vance accuses someone of seeking publicity over justice. [Variety] * Are you suggesting that law firms and clients don’t listen to each other? [American Lawyer] * …

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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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