On the News

Morning Docket: 08.31.20

* A music composer for The Simpsons can move forward with his lawsuit over being dismissed from the show. Maybe his response when he heard the news was “Woo Hoo!” [Yahoo News]

* A lawyer for the alleged Kenosha shooter claims his client was acting in self defense. [New York Post]

* Ghislaine Mawell, a former associate of Jeffrey Epstein, is allegedly the first person in a New York City federal lockup to see a lawyer since the COVID-19 pandemic began. [Independent]

* A Georgia lawyer was shot in his right shoulder during a dispute at a real estate closing last week. [August Chronicle]

* The Estate of Leonard Cohen may take action against the RNC for using the song “Hallelujah” during fireworks after President Trump‘s acceptance speech last week. [Vanity Fair]