Morning Docket: 05.18.18

* Manafort’s old son-in-law is flipping because that’s what happens in a criminal conspiracy case. [NBC]

* And now New Jersey is codifying school segregation. This, folks, is why it’s entirely relevant to know if federal judicial nominees believe Brown v. Board is rightly decided. Sadly, the officials running the confirmation process say those questions are unfair. [New York Times]

* The Gawker Media saga ends as its Chapter 11 settlement is approved. In celebration, Peter Thiel is going to drink the good blood. [Law360]

* Kirkland loses four partners to Gibson Dunn.[National Law Journal]

* The anatomy of a satirical SCOTUS story that went viral. [ABA Journal]

* Vivia Chen explains how women should be more like Michael Cohen, and I know that sounds bad, but she’s got a good point. [American Lawyer]
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