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The Daily Memo - 7/12/07

check.jpgSome court clerks cannot, it turns out, be bribed with free beer. (Yahoo! News)

check.jpg“A school district agreed to pay $33,250 to settle a lawsuit by a former student who accused an elementary school teacher of wrapping tape around his head for talking too much.” (Lawinfo)

check.jpgThe ABA is looking at tightening its requirements for law schools and the bar passage rate of their graduates. (Law.com)

check.jpgYet another argument in favor of splitting up the Ninth Circuit, this time because a split could lead to less Supreme reversals. (WSJ Law Blog)

check.jpgAn appellate court is allowing a lawsuit against my beloved Dunkin’ Donuts to move forward, said lawsuit being brought by a Muslim franchisee owner and involving a fight about pork. (Fox News)

check.jpgEthics charges have been filed against the Massachusetts judge who recently won a $2 million libel verdict against the Boston Herald. (Law.com)

check.jpgAOL has agreed to a $3 million settlement in a multi-state class action dispute over its subscription cancellation policies. (Download Squad)

check.jpgA NJ state Senator wants to ban the sale of all realistic-looking toy guns to kids. (WABC)