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Brewbaker to Take Over As Dean of University of Alabama School of Law  

William S. Brewbaker III will assume the role of dean at The University of Alabama School of Law. So reports Yellowhammer News.


Sheeran Fends Off Another Copyright Infringement Case  

Musician Ed Sheeran successfully defended a lawsuit alleging his hit song “Thinking Out Loud” was inappropriately similar to another hit tune, Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On.” So reports ABC News.


Trump’s NYT Lawsuit Tossed, Case Against Mary Ongoing  

Donald Trump’s lawsuit against his niece, The New York Times and several of its reporters has been partially tossed out. Trump alleges the defendants conspired in an “insidious plot” to get his personal records. So reports The Daily Beast.


Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith 'Spinoff' Could See 140 Lawyers Join from U.S. Firm

Approximately 110 lawyers will be leaving Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith in order to create a “spinoff firm.” So reports Reuters.


Beaver Judges, Chinese Drones Among April's Top Verdict Topics

From animal activists to Chinese drones, here are some notable verdicts from April.


Tulane Law’s Longest Serving Dean Heading to Brooklyn Law School  

Tulane Law School’s David Meyer is stepping down as dean. So reports Tulane University.


Lemon, Carlson Looking to A-list Crisis Lawyer After Ousting: Report  

Several reports indicated recently unemployed cable news anchors Tucker Carlson and Don Lemon are seeking legal services from attorney Bryan Freedman. So reports BBC.


Elementary School Teacher Sues District After Being Shot By 6YO  

Lawyers representing the Newport News, Virginia, school board are seeking to dismiss a $40 million lawsuit filed by a teacher shot by one of her students. So reports ABC News.


Jane Doe wins $2.3B in Utah Sex Abuse Lawsuit  

A 39-year-old Jane Doe from Utah won almost $2.3 billion in a sexual abuse case involving her stepfather and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. So reports Yahoo! News.


DeSantis Calls Disney Lawsuit a ‘Political Stunt’ As Legal Battle Continues

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said the lawsuit Disney filed against him is a “political stunt with no legal merit.” So reports The Guardian.


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