Morning Docket: 08.31.16

* The clerk who allegedly took a turn at judging has been fired. [Chicago Tribune]

* DLA Piper partner Joseph Finnerty was fined and resigned from a public position after fundraising fiasco. [Law360]

* The ABA Journal’s 2016 Legal Rebels revealed! This is like the Vogue September issue, except for nerdy lawyers. [ABA Journal]

* The ABA is taking a tough line with a couple of law schools, but is this show of force still too late to save its accreditation status? [Inside Higher Ed]

* Oh look, Chris Brown’s in the news again! [ABC News]

* Paul, Weiss is investigating the alleged culture of sexual harassment at Fox News and they’re facing a lot of skepticism. []

* One client is drawing a firm line with law firms: alternative fee arrangements or else. [Corporate Counsel]

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