Morning Docket: 06.30.17

* Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams pleads guilty to accepting a bribe, ending his ongoing federal corruption trial and his tenure as DA — and sending him straight to jail, since Judge Paul Diamond denied bail. [ABA Journal]

* The Trump administration moves forward on implementing the travel ban (and has reversed its earlier determination that being engaged to marry an American doesn’t count as “a bona fide” connection to this country). [New York Times]

* Colorado baker Jack Phillips, petitioner in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case that the Supreme Court will hear next Term, explains his refusal to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding. [How Appealing]

* DLA Piper, hit by a major ransomware attack earlier this week, endures its third consecutive day without email. [Law360]

* And DLA isn’t the only Biglaw firm with big weaknesses in cybersecurity, as Ian Lopez reports. []

* Lawyer turned television host Greta Van Susteren has been let go by MSNBC (after just six months). [Vanity Fair]

* The tragic case of Charlie Gard comes to an end: the European Court of Human Rights declines to review prior court rulings refusing to let the terminally ill 10-month-old boy travel to the U.S. for experimental treatment. [Washington Post]

* Drs. John Eastman and Sohan Dasgupta break down the Trinity Lutheran case. [Claremont Institute]
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