Morning Docket: 03.21.23 – Above the LawAbove the Law


Trump Supporters Hold “Stop The Steal” Rally In DC Amid Ratification Of Presidential Election

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* NYC is prepared for protests surrounding Trump indictment. Precaution is always good, but most of his supporters inclined to go out and do something dangerous are probably already serving their January 6th sentence. [Reuters]

* Meanwhile, the House GOP wants Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg to testify to Congress about this process because federalism and states rights are just empty slogans. [Courthouse News Service]

* Fox producer claims Winston & Strawn and network attorneys pressured her to be evasive in Dominion suit deposition. Sometimes witnesses misinterpret “don’t speculate” for “be evasive” but reading some of the details, this seems to be… not that. [Law360]

* Proposed class action against JPMorgan Chase for aiding in sex trafficking moves forward. [New York Law Journal]

* Debevoise partners took the firm’s headcount growth on the chin with average profits dipping to a mere $4.42 million per partner. This might look very smart in a few months when they’re going to need all those retained associates for ramped up work because… [American Lawyer]

* … Biglaw projects an M&A revamp over the second half of the year. Which is the prediction Above the Law has made for months so it’s nice to see the firms catching up. [Bloomberg Law News]

* Kevin Costner’s case heads to the South Dakota Supreme Court. I didn’t like The Postman either, but we don’t need to make a whole case out of it. [Kelo]


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