B Clerker

Posts by B Clerker

  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 08.01.08

    * Lehman to unload mortgage assets? [New York Times] * Monster reaches $47.5 million settlement. [WSJ Law Blog] * YouTube baby food poisoner arrested. [CNN] * Two of Snoop’s groupies arrested. [MSNBC] * Scientist about to be indicted in anthrax mailings case apparently committed suicide. [AP]

    8 Comments / / Aug 1, 2008 at 8:20 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 07.31.08

    * Will work for laid-off Cadwalader attorneys be hard to find? [Am Law Daily] * Legislation allowing FDA to regulate tobacco moves through House, heading towards veto. [Washington Post] * Turkish court allows president and PM to remain in politics. [CNN] * Former Thai PM’s wife found guilty of tax evasion, sentenced to three years. […]

    11 Comments / / Jul 31, 2008 at 9:17 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 07.30.08

    * Martindale-Hubbell goes 21st century with LinkedIn partnership. [Am Law Daily] * 82-year old Jerry Lewis cited for concealed firearm in an airport. [CNN] * Karadzic extradited to the Hague. [Washington Post] * At U. Chicago, law professor Obama tested ideas in the classroom. [New York Times] * Stevens indictment a set-back for GOP. [Washington […]

    8 Comments / / Jul 30, 2008 at 8:18 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 07.29.08

    * Law firms in on KKR offering. [Am Law Daily] * PETA wants military to stop using animals in medical training. [CNN] * Congress boldly agrees to ban toxins in toys. [Washington Post] * Hamdan trial tests military commission system. [New York Times] * Bush approves execution of Army private. [AP] * L.A. city council […]

    16 Comments / / Jul 29, 2008 at 9:51 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 07.28.08

    * Conviction in Siemens bribery and corruption case. [Reuters] * Another malpractice suit filed, this one against Thelen Reid. [The Recorder via Am Law Daily] * Virginia jails must report foreign inmates to feds. [Washington Post] * Shia LaBeouf arrested for DUI. [CNN] * Mistrial motion in Barbie-Bratz dolls case, after juror booted for ethnic […]

    5 Comments / / Jul 28, 2008 at 8:35 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 05.21.08

    * Justice Department report details FBI objections to interrogation techniques used on terror suspects. [Legalities / ABC News; McClatchy] * Jurors get a bit too much evidence in R. Kelly trial. [CNN] * Officers in Sean Bell case face NYPD charges of misusing firearms. [New York Times] * Florida woman gets seven years for enslavement. […]

    7 Comments / / May 21, 2008 at 9:15 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 05.20.08

    * Senate reaches agreement on housing relief bill. [New York Times] * Polygamists question fairness of custody laws. [MSNBC] * SCOTUS upholds child porn law. [Washington Post; SCOTUSblog] * SCOTUS upholds tax exemptions for municipal bonds. [TaxProf Blog; WSJ Law Blog] * AG Mukasey wins first SCOTUS argument in terror prosecution. [Washington Post]

    2 Comments / / May 20, 2008 at 9:13 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 05.19.08

    * Microsoft proposes a new collaboration with Yahoo. [New York Times; CNN] * Obama administration would pursue more aggressive antitrust regulation. [Reuters] (But Sen. Obama maintains a monopoly on 80,000 person rallies. See MSNBC.) * Judge orders arrest of terror operative in Yemen. [Washington Post] * Previews of the Obama, McCain, and Clinton Justice Departments. […]

    2 Comments / / May 19, 2008 at 9:46 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 05.05.08

    * Yahoo rejects Microsoft bid… What now? [New York Times; New York Times] * FBI investigating weekend bombing at Federal Courthouse in San Diego; no injuries. [CNN] * Drawn-out primary comes down to 30 cents a day… When will it end? [Washington Post] * FBI and IRS to look deeper into the abyss that is […]

    3 Comments / / May 5, 2008 at 9:12 AM
  • Uncategorized

    Morning Docket: 04.09.08

    * Feuding Harvard students near settlement over Facebook founding. [New York Times] * Princess Di’s death deemed criminal; but was it also the butler on the witness stand with the perjury? [CNN] * Call girls testify in DC Madam case. [Washington Post] * Justice Scalia, “not a nut,” on CSPAN tonight. [WSJ Law Blog] * […]

    5 Comments / / Apr 9, 2008 at 9:15 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 04.08.08

    * I hear wedding bells… no wait, that’s the buzzer for yard time. [CBS Local] * Rob Lowe and wife sue former nanny for defamation. [CNN] * Kids: Obama now cool. [New York Times] * Meet the superelite. [Newsweek]

    26 Comments / / Apr 8, 2008 at 9:20 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 03.28.08

    * Defense contractor accused of supplying ancient arms to Afghan army and police…. [CNN] * While Defense Secretary Gates orders review of nuclear arsenal after accidental shipments to Taiwan…. [Washington Post] * And AG Mukasey vows to crack down on corruption in wake of PR governor accusations…. [MSNBC] * Meanwhile, 11th Circuit grants bail pending […]

    13 Comments / / Mar 28, 2008 at 9:15 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 03.27.08

    * Clear Channel and private equity firms sue banks they claim are balking on financing their buyout deal; injunctive relief secured. [WSJ Law Blog; AP] * Lilly settles Zyprexa litigation with Alaska. [New York Times] * SCOTUS considers pro se rights. [Washington Post] * Did KPMG “enable” New Century’s collapse? [New York Times] * Federal […]

    4 Comments / / Mar 27, 2008 at 9:40 AM
  • Job Survey, Layoffs

    Featured Job Survey: Layoffs?

    We’ve received approximately five hundred responses to last week’s ATL / Lateral Link survey on whether you expect layoffs at your firm, and how you’re coping. By and large, you’re a pretty gloomy bunch. Forty-three percent of respondents are afraid that their firm will have layoffs. Among respondents who are Class of 1999 or more […]

    3 Comments / / Mar 26, 2008 at 12:15 PM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 03.26.08

    * Supreme Court rebuffs claim of presidential power with respect to enforceability of World Court ruling. [Washington Post] * Meanwhile, other countries’ courts reject U.S. punitive damages. [New York Times] * Second Circuit shoot down New York State’s Airline Passenger Bill of Rights, on preemption grounds. [New York Times] * Affirmative action opponents seeking ’08 […]

    6 Comments / / Mar 26, 2008 at 9:20 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 03.25.08

    * State makes VA Tech families settlement offer to prevent litigation. [CNN] * Questioning Justice Scalia’s math on innocents in prison. [New York Times] * New Pakistani PM releases jailed judges. [MSNBC] * DOJ Antitrust approves XM / Sirius merger. But FCC still needs to weigh in. [New York Times] * Fox refuses to pay […]

    20 Comments / / Mar 25, 2008 at 8:50 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 03.24.08

    * Professor Akhil Amar: Obama and Clinton can take turns being president. Say what? [Slate] * JPMorgan could raise Bear Sterns bid to $10 a share. [New York Times] * IOC engages in “silent diplomacy” with China on human rights issues. [ESPN] * Radical hippie mom accidentally released from jail for a few days. [CNN] […]

    14 Comments / / Mar 24, 2008 at 9:30 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 03.14.08

    * Follow the $3.00 gas. [CNN Money] * Congress moves on taxes. [MSNBC] * Report shows FBI misused personal info. [New York Times] * NRCC treasurer accused of embezzling up to $1 million. [Washington Post] * Speaker Pelosi: Dream ticket? Dream on. [CNN Politics] * Florida primary do-over looking unlikely. [Washington Post]

    4 Comments / / Mar 14, 2008 at 8:00 AM