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  • Ashley Madison

    Technology

    Ashley Madison Still Trying To Abuse The DMCA To Hide Leak

    Desperate times call for desperate abuses of intellectual property laws.

    8 Comments / / Aug 21, 2015 at 12:01 PM
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    Civil Rights

    Attorney Wades Into Bare-Breasted Brawl

    Civil rights attorney has a simple math equation to solve a topless kerfuffle in NYC.

    35 Comments / / Aug 21, 2015 at 11:20 AM
  • judge with hands in the air

    Cellphones, State Judges Are Clowns

    Judge Holds Himself In Contempt For Ringing Cellphone

    At least the judge had a sense of humor about his comical situation.

    28 Comments / / Aug 21, 2015 at 10:31 AM
  • Suzan Grossman-Kerner

    Murder, Violence

    Lawyer Accused Of Stabbing Her Own Mother To Death

    Today, we have news on yet another grisly killing, but this time, it's the lawyer who was alleged perpetrator of the crime.

    31 Comments / / Aug 21, 2015 at 9:48 AM
  • Caitlyn Jenner (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty)

    Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 08.21.15

    Caitlyn Jenner (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty)

    Caitlyn Jenner (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty)

    * Due to the speed at which she was driving, Caitlyn Jenner could face a vehicular manslaughter charge related to the fatal chain-reaction car crash she was involved in earlier this year. The ESPY-winning celeb’s fate is in the district attorney’s hands now. [NBC News]

    * Surprise! David Sweat, one of the New York inmates who led authorities on a three-week manhunt after he escaped from prison in June, pleaded not guilty to felony escape charges at his arraignment. He’ll likely get a few years added onto his life sentence if he’s convicted. [Reuters]

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    * Due to the speed at which she was driving, Caitlyn Jenner could face a vehicular manslaughter charge related to the fatal chain-reaction car crash she was involved in earlier this year. The ESPY-winning celeb's fate is in the district attorney's hands now. [NBC News]

    * Surprise! David Sweat, one of the New York inmates who led authorities on a three-week manhunt after he escaped from prison in June, pleaded not guilty to felony escape charges at his arraignment. He'll likely get a few years added onto his life sentence if he's convicted. [Reuters]

    * Oh baby: Valeant is buying Sprout Pharmaceuticals, the maker of the "female Viagra," for a cool $1 billion. Skadden Arps and Sullivan & Cromwell, the firms repping the companies, must be turned on by the deal. [DealBook / New York Times; Am Law Daily]

    * Prosecutors in the David Messerschmitt case are seeking a 25-year sentence for Jamyra Gallmon, the woman who stabbed the DLA Piper associate in a robbery-gone-wrong and left him for dead in a D.C. hotel room. Her attorney is asking for 18 years. [Legal Times]

    * The Florida Bar is recommending disbarment for a group of attorneys accused of arranging a DUI arrest for a rival attorney during a high-profile trial. You've got to admit this set-up was a particularly bold move, even for Flori-duh lawyers. [Tampa Bay Times]

    18 Comments / / Aug 21, 2015 at 8:59 AM