Culvahouse Selected by Policy Committee: The O'Melveny & Myers' policy committee has recommended to its partnership that chairman A.B. Culvahouse should serve another term as the head of the firm according to The Recorder, via Law.com. Culvahouse was selected over four other candidates at O’Melveny.
Gamblers Sue: Lottery players across the country are filing suits saying the top prizes are almost impossible to win according to The National Law Journal, via Law.com. Cases have already been filed in Virginia, New York, Arizona, California, Colorado, and Washington state.
Tax Attorney Indicted: A New York tax attorney has been indicted on charges of promoting prostitution, money laundering, and falsifying business records. The New York Law Journal reports, via Law.com, the Manhattan district attorney’s office alleged the tax attorney and his wife ran an unlicensed strip club at which dancers also offered to have paid sex with customers.
McCain Calls for Change: Sen. John McCain accepted the Republican presidential nomination last night. At the Republican National Convention, McCain spoke about changing the attitude in Washington and putting the interests of voters over party loyalty according to The Washington Post.