Morning Docket

Morning Docket: 05.26.10

* Senators urge the Justice Department to go after BP, Transocean, and any other companies that might be responsible for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. [The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times]

* Ana Marie Cox interviews Chris Geidner about repealing 10 U.S.C. § 654 — the first step in dismantling the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. [GQ]

* Google — which faces a wide range of legal issues, especially in the areas of antitrust and privacy — takes a cerebral approach to Washington lobbying. [Washington Post]

* Is Supreme Court justice a consolation prize for Elena Kagan? She really wanted to be the president of Harvard. [New York Times]

* Law professor Felice Batlan conducted a survey of legal secretaries that yielded some provocative findings. E.g., legal secretaries prefer to work for male lawyers. [ABA Journal]

* Several D.C. law firms are moving offices, and they’re generally going for spaces that are smaller and greener. [Washington Post]

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