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Judge Orders Amazon to Produce More Than 4M Documents in Alexa Lawsuit  

Amazon has been ordered by a federal judge to produce “millions of documents” as part of a potential class-action lawsuit involving the retail giant’s Alexa-enabled devices. So reports Bloomberg.


Trump Scores Win in Quest to Keep Tax Returns from House W&M Committee

Chief Justice John Roberts asked the House Ways and Means Committee to respond to former President Trump’s assertion his tax returns should remain out of its hands. So reports NBC News.


DOJ Files Brief Asking SCOTUS to Reject Controversial Election Law Doctrine  

President Joe Biden’s administration filed a brief asking the Supreme Court to reject the “independent state legislature doctrine” promulgated by those who sought to overturn the 2020 presidential election results. So reports CNN.


Alito Slams Law School 'Cancel Culture' at Heritage Foundation Event  

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito admonished the lack of free speech at law schools and on college campuses during remarks made at a recent Heritage Foundation event. So reports Reuters.


Lawyer Defending Strip Club Dies in Club Shortly Before Trial  

The trial surrounding a company executive who died at a strip club in Colorado has been delayed after one of the lawyers involved also died in the club. So reports The Guardian.


Exposure to Phthalates at Heart of L’Oréal Cancer Lawsuit

Beauty company L’Oréal is facing a lawsuit after a customer attributed her uterine cancer to the retailer’s hair care products. So reports Yahoo! Life.


Michigan SoS Candidate Files Suit Questioning Mail-in Voting Procedures

Republican candidate KristinaKaramo, who is running for secretary of state in Michigan, filed a lawsuitseeking to require in-person voting, or at least the in-person pickup of theballots from the clerk’s office. So reports the Detroit News.


PGA, LIV Legal Battle Rages on with Fresh Federal Filing  

The PGA Tour has filed a lawsuit against Yasir Othman Al-Rumayyan and the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund. So reports CBS Sports.


Newly Minted Davenport Portrait Honors First Black Grad at UGA Law  

The University of Georgia School of Law unveiled its portrait of Chester C. Davenport, the school’s first Black graduate, in a rotunda ceremony last week. So reports UGA Today.


Rapp’s Sexual Assault Suit Against Kevin Spacey Dismissed By Jury  

After a three-week trial, Anthony Rapp’s lawsuit against embattled actor Kevin Spacey was unsuccessful. So reports the BBC.


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