Originally published by Mary Flood.
Top legal news includes: Video shows man shot by Houston police (warning: graphic); Standoff with Houston SWAT ends after 7 hours; Turner calls for global unity at Houston prayer vigil; Discontent bubbles up during downtown unity rally (Chron subsc); El Paso Leaders Condemn Police Chief’s Remarks on Black Lives Matter; A year later, Bland remembered with milestones and poetry (Chron subsc); Houston bankruptcy law firms beef up to handle uptick of energy bankruptcies (HBJ subsc); Feds Tight-Lipped on Weeding Out Corrupt Border Agents; DOL Fiduciary Hearing in Texas Set for Nov. 17 (Texas Lawyer); Drywall company sued for overtime pay; Gov. Greg Abbott burned in accident; could miss GOP convention; Drywall company sued for overtime pay.
For the water cooler: Biglaw Firm Offering Signing Bonus For 3Ls!; First-Years Get Raises… Everyone Else Gets A Warm Glass Of Confusion; Chris Christie’s cellphone is apparently found after Bridgegate defendants lose bid to obtain it; Inmate is accused of plotting murder of federal judge overseeing his terrorism case; Pete Rose sues former Akin Gump partner for radio show comments; A Law Firm Should Hire Apprentices, Not Interns; Elite Boutique Firms Continue To Outdo Biglaw When It Comes To Associate Salary Raises; Donald Trump’s Pledge to Defend Article XII of Constitution Raises Eyebrows; Actual innocence is needed for claim of sentencing malpractice, Oregon Supreme Court says; Suit claims Snapchat fails to warn about sexual content that its editors help choose; With The Future Of SCOTUS In Mind, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Shudders At The Thought Of A Trump Presidency; Ambassador of Fictitious Country Dodged Speeding Ticket, but Not Prison; FBI didn’t need warrant to use malware to find visitors to child-porn website, judge rules; Obama can use pardon powers to stop deportations, law prof says in op-ed & Indiana and Vermont regulate consumer litigation funding.
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