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Morning Docket: 07.03.20

(Image via Getty) * Tennessee has become the second state in the country to delay the administration of the summer bar exam. [Nashville Post] * A New Jersey lawyer has been disbarred for converting $92,000 from his attorney trust account. [New Jersey Law Journal] * A Manhattan judge (before whom I argued my first motion […]

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Morning Docket: 07.02.20

* Novartis has settled a lawsuit which included allegations that the drugmaker gave money to doctors to induce them into prescribing certain medications. These claims would have spiced up the movie Love and Other Drugs… [NBC News] * An Ohio attorney has been arrested on federal bribery and extortion charges. [Toledo Blade] * Only seven […]

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Morning Docket: 07.01.20

* Attorneys in DC can now accept cryptocurrency as a form of payment. As detailed in yesterday’s Morning Docket, accepting cocaine as a form of payment is still off limits. [Bloomberg Law] * Florida’s governor recently signed a new law requiring parental consent for abortions. [New York Daily News] * OAN has lost a defamation […]

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Morning Docket: 06.30.20

* A Long Island gym owner is planning on filing a lawsuit over New York’s plans to delay the reopening of gyms. Guess they call it “Strong” Island for a reason… [Long Island Press] * Pinterest has hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of a hostile work environment. [Bloomberg] * The Michigan Attorney General is […]

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Morning Docket: 06.29.20

* The estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is suing Netflix for its depiction of Sherlock Holmes as a kind and caring sleuth. Wonder if there was ever legal action over Holmes and Watson… [CNN] * Texas law firms are rethinking reopening plans amid a spike in COVID-19 cases. [Texas Lawyer] * A disciplinary panel […]