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Attorney Charged with Assault After Slapping Another Lawyer

Robert Serafinowicz, an attorney in Connecticut, has been charged with assault after allegedly slapping another lawyer outside a courthouse. So reports the Hartford Courant.


QT, Miramax Duck Court with NFT Settlement

Quentin Tarantino and Miramax settled a lawsuit stemming from a discrepancy over Pulp Fiction-themed non-fungible tokens the auteur minted last year. So reports The Verge.


Trump Suit Against Hillary, Dems Tossed Over Statute of Limitations  

Judge Donald Middlebrooks of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida threw out former President Donald Trump’s lawsuit against 2016 presidential election opponent Hillary Clinton. So reports Axios.


Oath Keepers 'General Counsel' Charged with Obstruction of Justice After Jan. 6 Attack  

Kellye SoRelle, an attorney associated with Oath Keepers who volunteered to help challenge the 2020 presidential election results, has been charged with conspiracy to obstruct the certification of the electoral college vote and obstruction of justice. So reports CNN.


Alabama Pushes Back Against Inmate Seeking Alternative Execution Method  

The state of Alabama has requested a federal judge dismiss a lawsuit brought by Alan Eugene Miller aimed at stopping his planned lethal injection. So reports the Associated Press.


Last Living Monkees’ Band Member Wants to Know What the FBI Has on Them  

Monkees band member Micky Dolenz is suing the FBI with the aim of obtaining surveillance files pertaining to the band. So reports Entertainment Weekly.


Dominion Voting Lawsuit Against Fox to Include Hannity, Carlson: Report

Fox News political commentator Sean Hannity has been deposed with respect to a $1.6 billion defamation suit being brought against the TV network. So reports ABC News.


Teacher Wins Settlement After Refusing to Use 'Preferred Pronouns' for Student  

Pamela Ricard, a teacher in Kansas, won a $95,000 settlement after being suspended for not using a student’s “preferred pronouns.” So reports Today.


Legal Weed Has Big Support in Wisconsin: Marquette Law School Poll

A new poll from Marquette Law School indicates strong support for the legalization of marijuana in Wisconsin, with 69% of those asked favoring the move and only 23% opposing it. So reports WISN.


High Point U's Law School Faces Backlash for Dean’s Role in 2020 Election Challenge

Critics are calling the decision to make Mark Martin the founding dean of High Point University’s pending law school inappropriate. So reports Reuters.


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