Morning Docket: 03.06.19

* Happy birthday, Your Honor! More than a thousand of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s fans signed up to plank on the steps of the Supreme Court for her 86th birthday on March 15. Do you love the RBG enough to plank for justice? [Washingtonian]

* Allison Jones Rushing, a Williams & Connolly litigation partner, was confirmed to the Fourth Circuit in a vote of 53-43. Rushing is now one of the youngest federal appeals judges to be appointed by President Trump. [National Law Journal]

* According to a new poll, more voters believe convicted felon and disbarred lawyer Michael Cohen than President Trump, and want Congress to “do more” to investigate Cohen’s “claims about President Trump’s unethical and illegal behavior.” [CNBC]

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Morning Docket: 02.14.19

* Paul Manafort is the Energizer Bunny of lying and he’d now botched his own plea deal. [Huffington Post] * Apple attorney in charge of insider trading compliance charged with… insider trading. [Law360] * John Roberts declared himself the First Amendment’s most passionate defender at the Supreme Court, which is absolutely true if you limit …

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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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