Morning Docket: 07.21.17

* Congratulations to John K. Bush, who won confirmation to the Sixth Circuit despite his controversial undercover blogging.
[How Appealing]

* Team Trump is digging into the backgrounds of special counsel Robert Mueller’s all-star team of attorneys, looking for discrediting dirt. [New York Times]

* DLA Piper swallows up Liner LLP, a California-based boutique with 60 lawyers — so, DLA’s idea of breakfast. []

* Justice Alito defends his tenure on the Supreme Court cafeteria committee (in this hilarious piece by Jess Bravin). [Wall Street Journal via How Appealing]

* Ex-Dentons associate Michael Potere, represented by a public defender, pleads not guilty to charges that he tried to extort his former firm. [Law360]

* Is the relationship of President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions damaged beyond repair?[New York Times]

* Is Charles Miller’s move to Tarter Krinsky & Drogin the beginning of a partner exodus from Kasowitz Benson — one possibly driven by the debacle of the Donald Trump representation? [New York Law Journal]

* Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law gets censured by the ABA in the wake of sex-discrimination allegations. [ABA Journal]
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