Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Shortage of court reporters halts hearings in Milwaukee County Circuit Court while night court starts.
Post Crescent: Man sues Winnebago deputies over arrest without probable cause.
Reuters: Ginni Thomas says she looks forward to talking with the House Jan. 6 committee.
The Washington Post: 50th anniversary of Watergate.
The Hollywood Reporter: Growing challenges to Major League Baseball's antitrust exemption.
In a filing siding with three former minor league teams suing the MLB, the Department of Justice on Wednesday urged a federal court to limit the scope of the baseball’s carveout to “conduct that is central to the offering of professional baseball exhibitions.” The Justice Department called the exemption “aberrational,” claiming it “does not rest on any substantive policy interests that justify players and fans losing out on the benefits of competition.”
Marijuana Moment: Justice department examining federal marijuana policy.
(U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland) also reiterated that he feels that federal “enforcement resources are not put to their best use prosecuting nonviolent, low-level marijuana offenses, even in jurisdictions where marijuana use remains illegal.”
Reuters: Dentons law firm asks Ohio Supreme Court to review $32 million malpractice verdict.
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