Legal Law

Morning Docket: 04.13.21

* An MLB umpire was awarded $ 500,000 after filing a defamation lawsuit against a former professional baseball player. Presumably his lawyers knocked the case out of the park and that can buy a lot of peanuts and cracker jacks … [USA Today]

* Fox News has hired a new General Counsel to fight a lawsuit filed by Dominion Voting Systems. [Reuters]

* Harvey Weinstein’s attorney claimed his client was blind and had no teeth to block extradition to California. [Fox News]

* A New York lawyer recently joined Jeopardy! [Bronx Times]

* A murderer labeling attorney, Steven Avery, claims evidence from a new witness may exonerate her client. Maybe they’ll be another season of the show after all … [Newsweek]

Jordan Rothman is a partner at Rothman Law Firm, a full-service law firm based in New York and New Jersey. He is also the founder of Student Debt Diaries, a website that discusses how he paid off his student loan. You can contact Jordan by email at [email protected]

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