Morning Docket

Morning Docket: 03.31.08

Barry Diller IAC InterActive Corp Diane von Furstenberg John Malone Above the Law blog.jpg* Media mogul smackdown: Barry Diller (pictured) prevails over his former mentor, John Malone, in Delaware Chancery Court. [New York Times; Wall Street Journal (subscription) via WSJ Law Blog]
* HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson, under DOJ investigation, calls it quits. [AP]
* Questions raised about 9/11 lawyer Peter Napoli, of fen-phen fame (or infamy). [New York Times]
* A round-up of Monday morning action at the Supreme Court. [SCOTUSblog]
* A look back at the inception of the NSA’s warrantless wiretapping: Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson wouldn’t sign off on the requests, so they had to be rerouted to AG Ashcroft. [New York Times]
* A preview of the “fleeting expletives” case, by Julie Hilden. [FindLaw via How Appealing]

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