Morning Docket: 04.30.20

* A lawyer for the New York Times simply replied “no” to a 12-page apology request sent by Sean Hannity. Wonder how much the Times’ attorney billed for that. [Huffington Post]

* In related news, it appears as if President Trump encouraged Sean Hannity to file this lawsuit against the New York Times. [Business Insider]

* California faces a new civil rights lawsuit over bans on protesting at the state capitol during the COVID-19 pandemic. [Fox News]

* For the first time in its history, the Supreme Court will conduct arguments by remote means next week. Check out how attorneys are preparing for the unique proceedings. [Washington Post]

* An attorney who allegedly defrauded a client to fund his gambling habit is facing some serious consequences. [Bloomberg Law]

* A Beverly Hills lawyer has pleaded guilty to bribing federal agents in order to obtain sensitive law enforcement information. Sounds like a bad sequel to Beverly Hills Cop. [Los Angeles Times]

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