Legal Law

Morning report: 08/01/20

* A Tennessee attorney was suspended from the practice as a prosecutor for allegedly taking controlled substances from an evidence room. Maybe he wanted to see if the drugs were real …? [ABC News]

* Former Attorney General William Barr condemned President Trump’s alleged role in the riots in the U.S. Capitol earlier this week. [New York Daily News]

* Check out this interview with Judy Sheindlin as she discusses her career on the bench and with Judge Judy when the show hits its final episodes. [ABA Journal]

* The attorney for a California man accused of attending a New Years Eve party at Eddie Murphy’s former mansion said it was “not a big deal”. [Sacramento Bee]

* The DEA has moved to dismiss a lawsuit over hemp regulations. I bet many hope this challenge goes up in smoke … [Capital Press]

Jordan Rothman is a partner at Rothman Law Firm, a full-service law firm 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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