Legal News Roundup: December 16
Posted in In the news on December 16, 2020
Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. High Court to Hear NCAA Athlete Education Pay Case ESPN - The Supreme Court (SCOTUS) agreed to review a court decision that the NCAA has said blurred "the line between student-athletes and professionals" by removing caps on education-related money that certain football and basketball...
Legal News Roundup: November 18
Posted in In the news on November 17, 2020
Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. An RBG Moment? Law School Applications Are Way Up LAW.COM - As of Monday, the total number of law school applicants was up 32 percent compared to this time a year ago. The number of applications submitted thus far is up nearly 57 percent....
Legal News Roundup: September 24
Posted in In the news on September 24, 2020
Here's a roundup of recent legal stories in the news. Grand Jury Indicts One of Three Officers in Breonna Taylor Shooting Courier Journal - A Jefferson County grand jury Wednesday indicted Brett Hankison on three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment. Jurors said several bullets he fired outside Taylor's apartment March 13 went into a neighboring unit where a pregnant...
Legal News Roundup: July 29
Posted in In the news on July 29, 2020
Here's a roundup of some major legal stories from the past week. Big Tech CEO Hearing NPR - Tech CEOs began their defense at a major antitrust hearing on Capitol Hill. Virtual testimony included appearances by Amazon's Jeff Bezos, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Apple's Tim Cook and Google's Sundar Pichai. Lawmakers will discuss whether the...
Legal news roundup – May 12
Posted in In the news on May 12, 2020
Here's a roundup of some of the top legal stories from the past week. President Trump's Financial Records The Guardian / May 12 - The Supreme Court heard arguments concerning Donald Trump’s tax returns on Tuesday. Trump did not release his tax returns during the 2016 election. He has not done so since. Trump...