UCLA Law Secures Record-Breaking Gift From Native American Tribe
on September 23, 2020 at 1:15 pm
The $15 million gift from the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria will fund full-ride scholarships.
Morning Docket: 09.23.20
by Jordan Rothman on September 23, 2020 at 12:30 pm
* A lawyer has been censured for telling a female judge that after she returned from vacation, “I better be able to see your tan lines.” [CBS News] * Attorney General Barr has announced around $100 million in Department of Justice grants to combat human trafficking. [Albany Herald] * An Arizona lawyer, who helped orchestrate the failure of a Toby Keith restaurant chain, has been sentenced to jail. [Arizona Republic] * HBO has picked up a documentary about a lawyer on the frontlines of the fight for immigrant rights. [Variety] * A new lawsuit alleges that YouTube did not do enough to protect video moderators from viewing grotesque content. Guess they can’t watch cat videos all day… [CNBC]
International Law Firms Have California In Their Sights; How In-House Leaders Can Help Raise Up Diverse Young Lawyers; Minnesota Secretary of State Hit With Voting Rights Lawsuit: The Morning Minute
on September 23, 2020 at 11:00 am
The news and analysis you need to start your day.
The Pandemic Is Affecting Young Lawyer Mental Health, and Secrecy at Firms Doesn’t Help
on September 23, 2020 at 10:00 am
Anxiety and depression among young people is spiking, and an opaque strategy on firm finances and staffing may contribute to stress.
Compliance Hot Spots: SEC to Vote on ‘Soft Cap’ for Whistleblower Awards | Who Got the Work: Bob Dole Registers as a ‘Foreign Agent’ | Paul Weiss Antitrust Leader Decamps | Compliance Headlines
on September 23, 2020 at 2:00 am
Welcome to Compliance Hot Spots, our white-collar and regulatory briefing on news and trends. The SEC’s prepared to vote Wednesday on the agency’s whistleblower program — details below. And scroll down for Who Got the Work, and much more. Thanks for reading!