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Mich. Landlord Sued for Seeking Sex in Lieu of Rent

A Michigan landlord stands accused of inappropriately touching female tenants and requesting sex from them in exchange for paying rent. So reports Michigan Live.


More Firms Announce Pay Cuts as Talk of Layoffs Looms Large

Reed Smith and Stroock & Stroock & Lava joined the pack of law firms announcing pay cuts, marking a continuing trend of bad news out of the industry. So reports the ABA Journal.


Legalized Sports Betting Pitched as Budget Fix in California

A pair of California lawmakers are proposing legalized sports betting as a way to help California recover from the economic devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic. So reports MarketWatch.


Carmen Electra’s Lawsuit Against Strip Club Invalid Due to Her Dancing Poles Biz: Lawyer

Carmen Electra’s attorney is planning to press a case against the owners of Peabody's Golden Banana after the adult entertainment club refused to stop using promotional images of the entertainer. So reports the Salem News.


Parents, Church Settle After Forced Baptism of 11 Year Old Disabled Boy

April and Gregg DeFibaugh settled a lawsuit against the Morning Star Friends Church, among others, after they say their disabled son was forced to participate in a baptism. So reports the Las Vegas Sun.


Judge with Coronavirus Overseeing Stay-home Case in Washington

A judge in Washington who recently tested positive for COVID-19 is being asked to consider a temporary restraining order pertaining to Gov. Jay Inslee's anti-pandemic stay-home order. So reports KOMO News.


Forex Case Against Big Banks to Move Forward Largely in Tact

A number of institutional investors will be allowed to move forward with much of a lawsuit accusing 15 large banks of price rigging related to the foreign exchange market. So reports Reuters.


AP Students Hit College Board with $500M Suit Over New Online Exams

High school students who experienced technical trouble with their Advanced Placement exams are suing the College Board after being told they will need to retake the tests. So reports Colorado Public Radio.


Kendall Jenner Settles Allegations Over Controversial Fyre Festival Promo

Kendall Jenner agreed to settle a lawsuit related to her social media promotion of the infamous Fyre Festival. So reports NBC News.


Tara Reade's Attorneys Dump Her Amid Credibility Concerns

Douglas Wigdor, the attorney representing Tara Reade, the woman accusing Joe Biden of sexual assault, has dropped her as a client. So reports Politico.


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