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Chess Grandmaster Suing Rival Amid Cheating Allegations

Chess grandmaster Hans Niemann is suing world champion Magnus Carlsen and others for defamation. So reports CNN.


Alex Jones' Assets Pale Compared to $1B Award to Victims: Legal Scholars  

Legal scholars expect the victims of Alex Jones’ school shooting conspiracy hoax will have difficulty collecting the $1 billion he was ordered to pay. So reports the Washington Times.


Erika James Heads Committee to Find Next Carey Law Dean  

A search committee to find the next dean of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School was formed in preparation of Dean Ted Ruger’s June departure. So reports the Daily Philadelphian.


Medieval Times' New Employee Union Jousts with Company Over Name  

Medieval Times USA has filed a lawsuit against a union representing its employees, accusing the guild of violating the company’s trademark. So reports Bloomberg.


NFL’s Deshaun Watson Sacked with 26th Lawsuit  

Embattled NFL quarterback Deshaun Watson is facing a 26th civil lawsuit related to allegations of sexual misconduct during private massages. So reports ESPN.


Milford Residents Challenge Constitutionality of Airbnb Rules  

Two Ohio residents are suing the city of Milford after claiming ordinance regulating Airbnb rentals is unconstitutional. So reports the Cincinnati Enquirer.


Elon Musk Looking at Massive Legal Expenses as Twitter Wrangling Winds Down  

Elon Musk may have a legal bill pushing $100 million after a months-long back-and-forth over his plan to purchase Twitter. So reports Insider.


Law School Accidentally Accepts 4,000 Applicants  

Northeastern University sent out more than 4,000 errant acceptance letters to applicants who applied to its law school over the last two years. So reports, an ABC affiliate.


Brady, Gisele Could Be Heading Toward Divorce After Lawyering Up  

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen has been discussing her options for divorcing NFL star Tom Brady for several weeks, according to reports. So reports People.


SCOTUS to Look at Social Media Liability in Potential Blockbuster Cases  

Legal immunity from liability for internet companies will be the subject of two potential far-reaching U.S. Supreme Court cases dealing with the matter. So reports Digital Journal.


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