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U College of Law Taps Former Dean at Brooklyn Law to Lead New School  

Jacksonville University has tapped Nicholas Allard to serve as founding dean for its new College of Law. So reports the Jacksonville Daily Record.


Mars Inc. Facing Consumer Lawsuit Over Alleged Toxic Skittles Ingredients  

Skittles manufacturer Mars Inc. is facing a lawsuit from a consumer who has accused the company of failing to cease using titanium dioxide, a known toxin, in the popular candy. So reports Reuters.


Breyer to Teach, Focus on Writing During Harvard Tenure  

Recently retired Justice Stephen Breyer will be teaching at Harvard Law School, the very school he graduated magna cum laude. So reports CNN.


Wrigley Field '1060 Project' at Center of Cubs ADA Lawsuit  

The U.S. Attorney’s Office has filed a lawsuit against the Chicago Cubs after accusing the baseball team of discriminating against park guests with disabilities. So reports Yahoo! Sports.


Prince Harry Wins First Phase of Legal Battle with Associated Newspapers  

A ruling from the High Court in London has paved the way for Prince Harry to sue Associated Newspapers, which publishes the Mail on Sunday, for libel. So reports NBC News.


Joan Bullock Out at Thurgood Marshall School of Law Amid Low Bar Passage Rates  

Texas Southern University replaced Joan Bullock as dean at its Thurgood Marshall School of Law. So reports National Jurist.


Scarcity of Indigent Legal Services in Maine a Growing Concern

Maine is facing a dearth of criminal defense attorneys for individuals who cannot afford to hire their own. So reports the Bangor Daily News.


Big Olaf Creamy Facing Lawsuit After Alleged Listeria Outbreak Caused Miscarriage  

Florida creamery Big Olaf is facing a lawsuit from plaintiff Kristen Hopkins who alleges she miscarried after contracting listeria from the business. So reports Fox 13.


Couple Sues Vrbo, Homeowners for Planting Camera in Bedroom  

Two Texas travelers are suing the vacation rental platform Vrbo and associated homeowners after claiming they found a camera inside their rental unit. So reports KXAN, an NBC affiliate.


California Judge Signs Off On New Gender, Name for Elon Musk’s Daughter

Elon Musk’s daughter, Vivian Jenna Wilson, filed a petition to change her name and gender, which was recently given a stamp of approval from Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Rafael Ongkeko. So reports The Seattle Times.


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