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Utah Judge Tosses $100M Lawsuit Against Jazz, Westbrook After 'Heckling' Incident  

Shane Keisel and Jennifer Huff, two NBA fans who sued star player Russell Westbrook and the Utah Jazz after being banned from attending their basketball games, had their suit thrown out. So reports Sports Illustrated.


Google Facing Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Including Almost 11k Women  

Four female ex-Google employees have attained class-action status in a gender equality suit against the tech giant. So reports The Verge.


Kim K Comes Up Short On 'Baby Bar' Exam, Continuing Legal Journey

Kim Kardashian has failed the “baby bar,” a precursor to the official Bar Exam, but is not giving up on her legal career dreams. So reports the Mercury News.


May's Top Verdicts: From Unanimous Jury Verdicts to Stealing Financial Tech

Here are some of the most notable verdicts from around the country for the month of May.


UIC Law School Drops John Marshall’s Name Over Slave Trading History

The University of Illinois Board of Trustees put the final stamp of approval on an official name change for the UIC John Marshall Law School. So reports UIC Today.


DeVos to Testify in 160,000 Student-borrowers’ Class Action Case

Former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will be required to testify in a class-action suit related to how she handled claims for student loan forgiveness during her time serving in ex-President Donald Trump’s cabinet. So reports NBC News.


Ex-Giants Employee Sues Team Claiming Workplace Violence, Intimidation

The New York Giants former video director, David Maltese, is suing the team for creating a “pervasive and continuing pattern and culture of violence in the workplace.” So reports Pro Football Talk.


Man Commits Suicide in Courtroom After Guilty Verdict

Jeffrey Sahl Ferris, who was convicted in a North Dakota federal court for violence-related felony crimes, killed himself by slitting his throat in the courtroom upon being found guilty. So reports The Kansas City Star.


'I Do What I Do:' Judge Judy Sheindlin to Bang the Gavel Once Again

Judith Sheindlin, who skyrocketed to become the highest paid television host at $47 million per year, will return to the courtroom as the star of Judy Justice, an “arbitration-based reality show for Amazon’s ad-supported IMDb TV.” So reports The Hollywood Reporter.


Penn State Law Dean Hari M. Osofsky to Take Over at Pritzker

Hari M. Osofsky has been named the new dean of the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. So reports Northwestern Now.


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