Category: Morning Docket

Morning Docket: 09.21.22

Morning Docket: 09.21.22 (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)* Trump may soon be in court for rape charges. Unrelated, I doubt this will damage his reputation among his cult following. [NYT]* Aspiring JD concerned about the environment? Check out Vermont Law! [VT Digger]* Chipotle to shell out $8 million tied to child labor law violations. Whoever tipped them

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Morning Docket: 08.09.22

Morning Docket: 08.09.22 (Image via Getty)* The Law and Order party is just openly describing themselves as terrorists now. What's that Maya Angelou quote about trusting people when they tell you who they are the first time? That one. [Chron]* You know the more I think about it, the less I understand why this acquisition was cleared. [Business Insider]* Good

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Morning Docket: 07.15.22

Morning Docket: 07.15.22 Me reading the news* Ohio's GA wants to hit the doctor that helped a 10-year-old rape victim get an abortion if they didn't do all the proper paperwork. Kafkaesque doesn't even start to explain that. [Politico]* Live in Missouri and thinking about getting a divorce? Sure hope you aren't pregnant. [Riverfront Times]* Remember the

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Morning Docket: 06.24.22

Morning Docket: 06.24.22 (Image via Getty)* Interested in finding out what the government is doing? It's all in there. Hard to navigate though. [Axios]* Even if SCOTUS is just LARPing as a squad of John Henrys right now, we should probably know the practical implications of this new 2nd Amendment ruling. Here's a primer. [WBALTV]* "Fine. I'll do it myself."

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Morning Docket: 06.30.22

Morning Docket: 06.30.22 * Employees fired for not praying at work. Good thing we have the Establishment Clau...nevermind. [Newsweek]* Given this Court, it may be a bad time to be gay in Texas. [The Hill]* North Carolina's vigilantes aren't getting the go-ahead from their police chief. [<a

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Morning Docket: 06.17.22

Morning Docket: 06.17.22 Move along, sir.* When there are 9... guards: Biden signs bill to protect SCOTUS members. [US News]* Cops in Michigan can now seize cash at airports because they feel like it. Who needs the 4th, really? [Forbes]* When asked if things will be okay, Justice Sotomayor responded with an MLK-flavored "eventually." Yeah, this isn't as

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Morning Docket: 05.17.22

Morning Docket: 05.17.22 * Gov. DeSantis doesn't want protestors being big meanies outside of people's homes. Remember: You only have the right to protest if it doesn't like...inconvenience anyone. [AP]* In Texas, the right to free speech includes broadcasting murderous rampage. Yup, progress is totally linear. [Invenglobal]* Law firms like to see their

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Morning Docket: 05.03.22

Morning Docket: 05.03.22 (Photo by Staci Zaretsky)* You've probably already heard about the Alito leak. How's this impact NY? [NBC NY]* Not in New York and have the same questions? Got you covered. [Newsweek]* Covered A to Z: Amazon will reimburse travel expenses for its employees if they live in a state that restricted abortion access. [BBC]* Crimes like

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Morning Docket: 04.20.22

Morning Docket: 04.20.22 * Sick flight: airborne passengers remove masks mid flight in response to a Judge overturning federal mask mandates. [Vice]* It's hip to be kind: Mainers want to extend their Good Samaritan laws. [WMTW]* Not done fighting: Wendy Davis continues the legal fight against SB8. [KTSA]* Governor increases penalties for selling Fentanyl.

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Morning Docket: 04.12.22

Morning Docket: 04.12.22 * Judge faces threat of early retirement for not putting the interests of her party above judicial ethics. How dare she have a backbone? [Guardian]* Parents prepare to sue over Alabama law that prevents gender-affirming medical procedures in youth under 19. [The Hill]* Amazing list of things to look for when selecting a law school

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