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Trump Ally Bannon in Contempt: House Vote  

The House of Representatives voted 229 to 202 to hold Steve Bannon, a supporter of ex-President Donald Trump, in criminal contempt after he refused to testify regarding communications he had with Trump. So reports Politico.


Ex-chief Justice Takes Over Political Leadership Chair At UGA Law

Former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold D. Melton will take over as the University of Georgia School of Law’s Carl E. Sanders Chair in Political Leadership. So reports UGA Today.


NY Labor Dept. Gives Conditional Green Light to Go to Work High, Explains Lawyer  

The New York State Department of Labor released new guidelines with respect to workers who show up to their jobs high on marijuana. So reports WNYT.


Kellogg’s Under Fire for Lack of Strawberries in Popular Pop Tart Product, Per Lawsuit  

Popular cereal maker Kellogg’s is facing a false advertising-class action lawsuit as opponents are arguing it has mislabeled its Frosted Strawberry Pop-Tarts. So reports The Hill.


SCOTUS Planning Nov. Hearings for Controversial Texas Abortion Law  

The Supreme Court is set to take up arguments surrounding Texas’ newly passed abortion law in November. So reports Yahoo! News.


Report Shows Cozy Rapport Between NFL Counsel and Ex-Prez of Washington Team

Leaked emails between former Washington Football Team President Bruce Allen and NFL general counsel Jeff Pash show the two had a comfortable relationship despite Pash’s oversight of a lawyer hired to investigate sexual harassment in the franchise and Pash’s role brokering a fine for the team. So reports Yahoo! Sports.


Trump Testimony 'Indispensable' In Civil Assault Case: Judge  

Former President Donald Trump has been deposed regarding a 2015 incident involving his security team’s treatment of demonstrators outside of Trump Tower. So reports NBC News.


Penn. Parents Argue Mask Mandate Equates to Satanic Ritual, Reverend Disagrees  

A cohort of Bucks County School District parents have filed a federal lawsuit calling the district’s facemask mandate a “satanic ritual.” So reports City Life.


DOJ Pushes Supreme Court Showdown Over Texas Abortion Law  

The U.S. Justice Department is seeking to challenge Texas’ new abortion law in the Supreme Court. So reports NPR.


Ron DeSantis, a Harvard Law Grad, Says Law School Is Too Long  

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said he believes three-year law programs are “a waste,” and thinks they could be consolidated to one or two years instead. So reports Florida Politics.


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