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Britney Spears Wins Big in Conservatorship Saga with Father Jamie

Britney Spears is celebrating her legal victory over her father by taking an island getaway. Meanwhile, her attorney is hard at work investigating alleged misconduct from the pop star’s former conservator. So reports Yahoo!


Nikola v. Tesla On Hold As Both Sides Radio Silent  

A federal judge has administratively closed a $2 billion lawsuit against Tesla that was filed by hydrogen truck maker Nikola. So reports The Verge.


Judge Rules Against Alex Jones in Sandy Hook Lawsuit  

Alex Jones, the host of the conspiracy-theory website Infowars, will be held liable for bogus claims he made regarding the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting. So reports Newsweek.


Cali Moves Closer to Trained Paraprofessional Legal Counseling  

California is one step closer to allowing paraprofessionals to offer legal counsel in certain circumstances after the State Bar of California’s Board of Trustees gave a preliminary nod of approval. So reports Reuters.


Trump Family Legal Drama Continues: Donald Takes Niece, NYT to Court  

Ex-President Donald Trump is suing The New York Times and his niece after accusing his estranged family member of breaking a settlement agreement and disclosing tax documents she acquired during a dispute related to patriarch Fred Trump. So reports the Associated Press.


Washington State Workers Push Back Against Vaccine Mandate in New Court Filing  

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is facing pushback from local and state workers who are challenging his vaccine mandate in court. So reports KOMO News.


Chauvin, For Now, Representing Himself in George Floyd Murder Appeal  

Now-terminated Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin is appealing his murder conviction, at least for the time being, sans a lawyer. So reports Insider.


'Jane Doe' Refiles Sex Abuse Accusations Against Marilyn Manson

A Jane Doe who alleges shock rocker Marilyn Manson sexually abused and assaulted her has refiled her lawsuit against him after it was initially dismissed. So reports Yahoo!


House Panel Taps John F. Wood As Lead Legal Adviser for 1/6 Investigation

The House of Representatives committee tasked with investing the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol has hired John F. Wood as its head legal adviser. So reports The Hill.


Owner of NFL's Vikings Donates $5M to New York Law School for Social Justice Programming  

Real estate mogul and Minnesota Vikings principal owner Zygmunt (Zygi) Wilf donated $5 million in support of New York Law School’s social advocacy programs. So reports Reuters.


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