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Big Jump in Participation in LGBTQ Law School Survey Sign of Progress: Sponsor

The National LGBT Bar Association released the results of its 2020-2021 Campus Climate Survey and noted the poll netted responses from 110 law schools, which is up 26% from the previous year’s survey.


Details Emerge from Kansas Lawmaker’s DUI Arrest

Details of the arrest of Kansas Senate Majority Leader Gene Suellentrop have emerged as Highway Patrol Trooper Austin Shepley recently submitted an affidavit with respect to the incident. So reports The Hill.


Redditors: 'NDLS Massacre' Frustrating Reality for Prospective Students

The University of Notre Dame Law School had to stop taking admissions deposits well ahead of its deadline. So reports Inside Higher Ed.


Biden Nominates Robert Anderson of Minnesota Chippewa Tribe As Solicitor of Interior

President Joe Biden has nominated Robert Anderson, a Native American law expert, to be the solicitor of the Interior Department. So reports the Wisconsin Examiner.


DeSantis Takes to the Courts to Get Florida Cruise Ships Sailing

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said he will take legal action against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the federal government with the aim of reopening the cruise industry. So reports an NBC affiliate KCRA 3.


O.J. Settles with The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in Defamation Suit

O.J. Simpson and the corporate owner of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas have come to a settlement agreement after Simpson sued the hotel-casino for defamation. So reports The New York Post.


New York Becomes 15th State to Legalize Pot

New York has legalized marijuana. A newly minted bill permits those under the age of 21 to use and grow the drug, and a state-regulated market is now in development. So reports Vox.


School Board Member Sues After She's Removed Due to Remarks About Asian Americans

Alison Collins, a school board member in San Francisco who was removed from her vice president position and several committee posts, is alleging her First Amendment rights have been violated. So reports The New York Daily News.


Nike Battling 'Satan' in Bizarre Shoe Showdown

Nike has temporarily blocked any further sales of the “Satan Shoes” being marketed and distributed by recording artists Lil Nas X and MSCHF. So reports CBS News.


The Walking Dead,’ Syrian Prison Torture Among March's Top Verdicts

From ‘The Walking Dead’ to Syrian prison torture, here are some notable verdicts from March.


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