Group Got $17M Secret Donation Ahead Of Kavanaugh Fight
Law360, Washington (May 17, 2019, 7:56 PM EDT) -- The Judicial Crisis Network received $17 million from an anonymous donor shortly before the fight to confirm Justice Brett Kavanaugh, according to two government watchdog groups that obtained the conservative judicial group's latest tax returns.
The returns, released Friday by MapLight and OpenSecrets, show 10 contributions that JCN received between July 2017 and June 2018, the largest a $17.1 million payment from "Donor A," the three smallest of $100,000 each. Though the exact dates of the donations are unclear, they seem to have come around the time Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement, creating a crucial vacancy on the high court...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!
Kirkland & Ellis LLP has redefined what it means to be the biggest of BigLaw — weighing in at 2,116 attorneys by year end 2018 and becoming the first firm since Law360 began tracking law firm head counts to top 2,000 U.S.-based attorneys.