A selection of the need-to-know civil justice news for the week of July 16-22.
Jeffrey S. Jacobson and Geoffrey Castello | Ad Law Access Blog, Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Charles Toutant | New Jersey Law Journal
A plaintiff who claimed she suffered discrimination by association because she worked in the same pork roll factory as her obese husband has had her suit trimmed by a federal judge in Trenton.
Jacob Gershman | Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog
The show “Better Call Saul” is the story of an underdog’s doomed pursuit of an honest career as a lawyer as he gradually succumbs to personal demons and grows disillusioned with the legal establishment.
Kathryn Rubino | Above the Law
New Jersey law firm Jaffe & Asher LLP is not handling Wells Fargo’s consumer debt collection business. That may not seem like noteworthy news; after all, there are hundreds of firms that aren’t doing work for Wells Fargo. But according to a lawsuit filed Friday in New York Supreme Court, the firm had been promised the work, and had even moved locations and renovated the office space to accommodate the anticipated work.
Amanda Claire Curcio | Tallahassee Democrat
A girl who wasn’t picked to be a Leon High cheerleader threatened legal action against the school district if she wasn’t put on the team.