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Afternoon Briefs: Sotomayor sees ‘pall of uncertainty’ in capital case; judge backs park proselytizing

Asked and Answered

Why did a Georgia city prohibit tattoos on Sundays?

Trials & Litigation

Chevron replaces BakerHostetler partner accused of ‘shaking his behind’ in front of opposing lawyer

Criminal Justice

Harvey Weinstein is convicted on two sexual assault charges

Fourth Amendment

Cop who left incoherent man at county border isn’t liable for death, 5th Circuit says in substitute opinion

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to consider case of Catholic foster-care agency that won’t place children with LGBT couples

Judiciary

Judge retires after he is accused of appointing his son to more than 200 indigent cases

U.S. Supreme Court

Sotomayor questions quick decisions when the US wants to lift injunctions

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: Texas university leader leaves without blame for law school scandal; judge sides with immigrants

Judiciary

Over 70 former Reinhardt clerks urge judiciary to change reporting procedures and training

Constitutional Law

5th Circuit blocks Mississippi’s ban on abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected

Fourth Amendment

State supreme court rules for man charged with theft for removing GPS planted on his car by cops

Ethics

Jerry Sandusky prosecutor and ex-Penn State general counsel are disciplined for actions in the case

Practice Technology

Top tips to secure legal tech investors in 2020

Bar Associations

New ABA Center for Innovation chair believes center can be catalyst for needed legal industry reform

News Roundup

Afternoon Briefs: George Zimmerman sues Dems over tweets; Concordia Law finds new parent school

Criminal Justice

Roger Stone gets 40-month sentence after Justice Department clashed with prosecution team

Death Penalty

Some Tennessee death-row inmates opt for electric chair over lethal injections

Ethics

Lawyer who withdrew cash from trust account with ATM card gets suspended

Judiciary

5th Circuit withdraws opinion in which Trump appointee criticized lawyer for appeal to gay bias

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