Legal Law

Morning Docket: 08.18.20

* A special prosecutor appointed in the Jussie Smollett case found that the prosecutor’s office abused its discretion in overseeing the matter. [Wall Street Journal]

* A Texas lawyer is being sued for allegedly leading clients to a failed real estate investment with which the attorney had an undisclosed interest. [Texas Lawyer]

* The Boston Bar Association is urging Attorney General Barr not to pursue the death penalty for the Boston Marathon bomber. [Boston Globe]

* Apparently it’s not libelous to tell a lawyer that he “needs to go back to law school.” Maybe this is because lawyers learn very little about how to be practicing attorneys in law school… [Volokh Conspiracy]

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