News Roundup

News Roundup (2103)

Duke Joins List of Law Schools Backing Out of U.S. News and World Report Ranking  

The Duke University School of Law will join the law schools at Yale, Harvard, Columbia and others in bowing out of active participation in the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Law Schools ranking. So reports The Chronicle.


Ohio Innocence Project Helps Secure $45M Verdict for Wrongfully Imprisoned Man  

Dean Gillispie, of Ohio, won $45 million after being wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for more than 20 years. So reports the USA Today.


Golden State Warriors Facing Class-action Suit in Wake of FTX Debacle  

Elliott Lam, a Canadian resident living in Hong Kong, is seeking a class-action suit against the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, among others, in the wake of losing $750,000 as a result of FTX’s bankruptcy filing. So reports Business Insider.


E. Jean Carroll Sues Trump Under New Adult Survivors Act

E. Jean Carroll, a former columnist for Elle, is filing a second lawsuit against ex-President Donald Trump. So reports ABC News.


WNBA Star Brittney Griner Relocated, Whereabouts Unknown  

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been moved to a penal colony in Russia, although the exact location of the facility remains unknown. So reports CNBC.


Twitter Turmoil Could Lead to Legal Repercussions from FTC: Source  

Twitter’s chief information security officer Lea Kissner, chief privacy officer Damien Kieran, and chief compliance officer Marianne Fogarty, have resigned amid questions about the direction of the company and its legal liabilities. So reports The Verge.


D.C. AG Cites 'Toxic Workplace' in Complaint Against NFL's Commanders

The District of Columbia is planning to file a lawsuit against Washington Commanders’ owner Daniel Snyder, the team, the NFL and Roger Goodell. So reports ABC News.


Australian Law Student Claims Test Question Used Her Name to Mock Her Politics  

Freya Leach, a student at the University of Sydney Law School, said she believes a recent exam maliciously used her name in its fictitious examples of dubious legal activities like deliberately infecting someone with HIV. So reports The New York Post.


Vogue Magazine Sues Drake, 21 Savage for Faux Cover Shoot Images  

Vogue magazine is suing rappers Drake and 21 Savage for allegedly infringing on the magazine’s copyright. So reports NPR.


Marquette’s Lubar Center Taps Judge Derek Mosley to Helm  

Judge Derek Mosley has been tapped to take the role of director at Marquette University Law School’s Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education. So reports OnMilwaukee.


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