Morning Docket: 06.02.20




* The Supreme Court has declined to hear a case about mandatory bar membership. Looks like all of us will be shelling out money for bar dues for the foreseeable future. [Bloomberg Law]

* Attorney General Barr looked on as people protested over the death of George Floyd outside of the White House yesterday. [Fox News]

* New York is predictably experiencing a spike in litigation filings now that new cases can be initiated. [Advance Local]

* The two Brooklyn attorneys accused of firebombing an NYPD police car have been granted bail. [New York Times]

* The Second Circuit has rejected claims of qualified immunity over the shooting of a mentally ill man. [New York Law Journal]

* A lawyer who had his client’s case dismissed due to failure of service of process, and falsely claimed he had malpractice insurance, has been suspended from practice. Maybe this lawyer should get malpractice insurance for real if he ever practices law again… [Virginia Lawyers Weekly]



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