Morning Docket: 06.22.20

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* A lawyer in India appeared at a virtual hearing in a T-shirt lying in bed last week. This attorney should have read our earlier coverage of American lawyers making similar mistakes during remote appearances. [Tribune]

* The U.S. Attorney in Manhattan made clear that he was fired and did not voluntary step down. [Reuters]

* Black female YouTube creators have filed suit alleging that the algorithm used for the video-sharing website is racist. [AdWeek]

* Some New Jersey attorneys are in hot water for allegedly agreeing to pay bribes to secure government contracts for legal services. [New Jersey Law Journal]

* A Texas lawyer is now facing a $6 million judgment even though he failed to attend the summary judgment hearing due to scheduling confusion caused by COVID-19. Seems like this attorney has good arguments for a reconsideration motion… [Texas Lawyer]

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