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* Lanny Davis, lawyer to Michael Cohen, was instrumental in leaking the Trump/McDougal tape to CNN final evening. It’s now official: Cohen has turned on Donald Trump. Hearken to it here. [CNN]

* Michael Avenatti, lawyer to porn actress Stormy Daniels, says he’s curious about discussing a settlement with Michael Cohen about his shopper’s “hush settlement” to maintain quiet about her 2006 affair with Trump. Avenatti says a gathering was scheduled, then canceled by Cohen’s different lawyer, and now they’re calling one another liars. That is all par for the course. [CNN]

* A cut up three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit has dominated that the Second Modification permits the open carrying of weapons in public. This comes two years after the courtroom dominated that the Second Modification didn’t enable the hid carrying of weapons in public. You may anticipate this to be appealed to the Ninth Circuit en banc. [Associated Press]

* Dentons has come out swinging with denials in opposition to a sexual harassment case that was filed by a enterprise growth specialist final month, claiming that not solely is the swimsuit with out advantage, however that it additionally “misappropriates” the #MeToo motion. We’ll have extra on thisinteresting growth later right now. [American Lawyer]

* For those who dwell in a two-lawyer family, must you be sharing shopper secrets and techniques? The Ohio Supreme Court docket is about to reply that query for us, since there’s apparently no case on the books about something remotely like this. [Big Law Business]

* For those who’re fascinated with making use of to legislation college forward of a profession in politics, then you will have to work just a little more durable to — wait, nevermind, you’ll be able to go to just about any legislation college since having a J.D. appears to be the gateway to authorities. [U.S. News]


Staci ZaretskyStaci Zaretsky is a senior editor at Above the Regulation, the place she’s labored since 2011. She’d love to listen to from you, so please be at liberty to email her with any ideas, questions, feedback, or critiques. You may comply with her on Twitter or join together with her on LinkedIn.

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