Legal Law

Morning Docket: 10.05.20

* Steve Barnes, co-founder of New York personal injury powerhouse Cellino and Barnes, was killed in a plane crash along with his niece this past Friday. [New York Times]

* Joe Bornstein, one of Maine’s best-known personal injury lawyers, also passed away late last week. [Press Herald]

* Attorney General Barr will self quarantine after he had close contact with several Trump associates who tested positive for COVID-19. [Boston Globe]

* Several aides are accusing the Attorney General of Texas of bribery, abuse of office, and other illicit conduct. [CNN]

* The Attorney General of Michigan will no longer enforce certain executive orders issued by Michigan’s governor after the state’s highest court found that the governor exceeded her powers in issuing many executive orders related to COVID-19. [ABC News]

* A boxing champion is facing a lawsuit after allegedly failing to pay for around $500,000 in jewelry. This would have been a much less dramatic ending to the Adam Sandler movie Uncut Gems. [New York Post]

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