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Afternoon Briefs: RBG says she’s cancer-free; ‘Eat a bowl of dicks’ lawyer had acknowledged stress

Home Daily News Afternoon Briefs: RBG says she’s cancer-free;… News Roundup By Debra Cassens Weiss January 9, 2020, 4:10 pm CST U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Photo by Kathy Anderson/ABA Journal. Justice Ginsburg says she is cancer-free U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has told CNN that she is cancer-free after being …

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Tech company accused of bar-exam grading glitch has no liability in test-takers’ suit, 11th Circuit says

Home Daily News Tech company accused of bar-exam grading… Bar Exam By Debra Cassens Weiss January 9, 2020, 3:12 pm CST Image from Shutterstock.com. Law grads who were wrongly told that they failed the Georgia bar exam can’t recover damages against the software company they accused of producing the incorrect scores, a federal appeals court …

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It’s too late to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, DOJ says in legal opinion

Home Daily News It’s too late to ratify the Equal Rights… Constitutional Law By Debra Cassens Weiss January 9, 2020, 12:21 pm CST Image from Shutterstock.com. The Equal Rights Amendment can’t become part of the U.S. Constitution because Congress’ deadline for ratification has expired, according to a legal opinion by the Department of Justice’s Office …

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2 BigLaw firms agree to merge this spring, making it ‘ideal for our clients’

Home Daily News 2 BigLaw firms agree to merge this spring,… Law Firms By Debra Cassens Weiss January 9, 2020, 11:14 am CST Image from Shutterstock.com. Troutman Sanders and Pepper Hamilton have agreed to a merger that will take place April 1. The new firm will have 1,100 attorneys in 23 combined offices, according to …

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Law grad wins discharge of his student debt in opinion criticizing ‘punitive standards’

Home Daily News Law grad wins discharge of his student debt… Bankruptcy Law By Debra Cassens Weiss January 9, 2020, 10:25 am CST Image from Shutterstock.com. In what is being described as a “stunning” decision, a bankruptcy judge has ruled that a 2004 graduate of Yeshiva University’s Cardozo Law School may erase more than $220,000 …

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Fair game: Does the fair use doctrine apply to Andy Warhol’s pop art?

By Eldon L. Ham The acclaimed “Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again” exhibit of more than 400 of Andy Warhol’s works has been making the rounds from New York to San Francisco to Chicago. Even casual observers have a sense of Warhol’s groundbreaking pop-art style. Yet there is one surprising legal question of …

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Afternoon Briefs: Lawyer charged with murder conspiracy in Jennifer Dulos case; Rod Rosenstein joins BigLaw

Home Daily News Afternoon Briefs: Lawyer charged with murder… News Roundup By Debra Cassens Weiss January 8, 2020, 3:39 pm CST Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Lawyer for husband of missing woman is charged with murder conspiracy A lawyer in Connecticut has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the disappearance …

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Federalist Society official Leonard Leo embarks on a new conservative venture

Home Daily News Federalist Society official Leonard Leo embarks… Judiciary By Debra Cassens Weiss January 8, 2020, 2:24 pm CST Image from Shutterstock.com. Leonard Leo, executive vice president of the Federalist Society, a conservative legal group, is stepping aside from his daily duties at the organization to launch a consulting firm that will fund conservative …

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