Morning Docket: 06.10.20

* A convicted murderer will get a new evidentiary hearing because his trial lawyer started dating and later married a key witness in the case. Guess the client’s wedding invitation got lost in the mail. [Hudson County View]

* A Los Angeles lawyer is being investigated by the LAPD for allegedly posting on social media that cops should be “picked off.” [Fox News]

* A lawyer for one of the officers charged in the death of George Floyd is arguing that bystanders should have done more to stop the police. Wouldn’t try that argument in court. [Miami Herald]

* A judge has halted efforts to take down a statute of Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virgina, since the 130 year-old deed for the land upon which the statute stands allegedly requires that the statute remain. [CBS News]

* A Texas attorney has been charged with egging a judge’s car in order to protest stay-at-home orders. Does this lawyer think it’s “Cabbage Night”? (“Mischief Night” or “Devils Night” for all you people who didn’t grow up in North Jersey. [New York Post]

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