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Lamar Jackson Suing Amazon for Improper Use of His Likeness

NFL Quarterback Lamar Jackson is suing Amazon and a partner company for engaging in the “deliberate and unauthorized use” of his name, persona and image. So reports Sports Illustrated.


Hulk Hogan Settles with Radio Hosts in Sex Tape Lawsuit

Terry Bollea, the professional wrestler known as Hulk Hogan, settled a lawsuit involving radio host Mike Calta of Cox Radio Inc., among others, regarding a leaked video of him “having sex and using racist language.” So reports The Washington Times.


Beware of Devices Listening to Client Calls: Mishcon de Reya

Lawyers working from home are being warned of potential risks associated with confidential phone calls being exposed to Amazon and Google devices like Alexa. So reports Bloomberg.


NY Lawyer Suddenly Dies from Coronavirus Complications

Richard Weber Jr., a 57-year-old lawyer working in New York and New Jersey, has died from complications related to the coronavirus. So reports The New York Post.


Judge Puts a Stop on Trump Tax Lawsuit, Awaits Outcome of McGahn Case

A federal judge put a halt on a House lawsuit seeking to enforce a subpoena of President Donald Trump’s tax records. So reports The Washington Post.


Gatherings Ban Violates Constitutional Rights: NH Residents

Three New Hampshire residents are suing the state over a recently enacted ban of gatherings with more than 50 people. So reports WMUR9.


Everlaw Undergoes New Investment Round Toward eDiscovery Efforts

Everlaw announced a $62 million Series C round of funding that it will use to modernize its discovery processes. So reports Tech Crunch.


Ariana Kukors Smith, USA Swimming Settle Over Sexual Abuse Claims

Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith and USA Swimming have agreed to settle sex abuse allegations she made two years ago. So reports NPR.


Wife of Sick Westchester Lawyer Hopes Coronavirus Doesn’t Define 'Legacy'

The wife of Lawrence Garbuz, the New York lawyer who is considered “patient zero” for the coronavirus in New York, said she doesn’t want the sickness to taint the family name. So reports The New York Post.


Montana Anti-fraud Law Disenfranchises Native Americans: Lawsuit

Voting rights advocates filed a lawsuit in Montana on behalf of Native Americans who claim the state’s recently enacted Ballot Interference Prevention Act restricts their ability to cast ballots. So reports The Hill.


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