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Ohio Marijuana Law Now In Effect, Senate Looks To Make Changes  

Ohio has officially been added to the list of states to legalize marijuana. So reports Politico.


Lawyer Prosecuting Sex Assault In the Military Fired Over Email From A Decade Ago

Brig. Gen. Warren Wells, the lawyer chosen to prosecute sexual assault in the military, has been fired due to an email he sent a decade ago apparently belittling victims' claims. So reports Yahoo! News.


15 YO Too Young To Live On Campus, Studying Law Topics At Loyola  

Jimmy Chilimigras, 15, has landed on “criminal law, contracts, torts, civil procedure and legal research and writing” as his areas of focus during his first year at the Loyola College of Law. So reports a Fox 8 Live.


NCAA Facing Sherman Act Antitrust Lawsuit From 6 States  

A cohort of states is suing the NCAA in federal court over its transfer rule. So reports AP News.


FedEx, Contractor Head To Court Under RICO Allegations  

PYNQ Logistics Services, a third-party affiliate of FedEx, is suing the shipping giant for engaging in a “systemic pattern of illegal and wrongful business practices” in violation of anti-racketeering law. So reports Reuters.


Columbia Law Dean To Step Down At Close Of Academic Year  

Columbia Law School Dean Gillian Lester will step down at the end of the year and return to the classroom. So reports the Columbia Daily Spectator.


Hall & Oates 'Divorce' Gets Messy As Details Emerge In Filings  

Longtime music duo Daryl Hall and John Oates are embroiled in a legal battle after Hall accused his partner of blindsiding him with a secret deal to sell half of their joint operation to Primary Wave. So reports Billboard.


Middle Schooler Brutally Stabbed Sues District For Ignoring Threats  

Ola Middle School administrators in Georgia have been accused of ignoring multiple warnings a student had a knife in school and was threatening to stab a classmate in a recently filed lawsuit. So reports NBC News.


Trump Can Stay On Ballot In Colorado: Judge

Ex-President Donald Trump will be allowed to stay on the primary ballot in Colorado despite being found to have “engaged in insurrection.” So reports Newsweek.


Apprenticeship Program To Give Law Students Alternative To Bar Exam

Oregon will allow law students to complete an apprenticeship program in lieu of the bar exam. So reports Newser.


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