ICYMI: Best of the Week

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Happy Monday Law Streeters! Kick the week off right by catching up on our top stories from last week. ICYMI, Hillary Clinton is the presumptive presidential nominee of the Democratic party, the producer of American Idol is suing season 11 winner Phillip Phillips for breach of contract, and everyone is freaking out over Hillary’s $12,000 Armani Jacket. Check out the top stories below.

1. Hillary Clinton Becomes First Woman to Clinch the Presidential Nomination

On Tuesday night it became all but official: Hillary Clinton at last became the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, and the first woman to win a presidential nomination for a major political party. Out of the six states that voted on Tuesday, Clinton won four. Read the full article here.

2. “American Idol” Producer Sues Season 11 Winner Phillip Phillips For $6 Million

 Even though “American Idol” is officially over, the show’s legal drama continues. On Thursday the show’s producer filed a $6 million lawsuit against Season 11 winner Phillip Phillips for an alleged breach of contract. According to Billboard, 19 Entertainment, which filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy earlier this year, alleges that Phillips “has been holding onto as much as $1 million of 19’s money and that he should also be forced to pay at least $5 million for repudiating and breaching various agreement.” Read the full article here.

3. Hillary’s $12,000 Jacket Doesn’t Mean Jacksh*t

Hillary Clinton is coming under social media fire for a clothing choice she made two months ago. The unassuming tweed jacket she had on during an April speech about income inequality didn’t make any sort of splash that day, or even that month. But now it’s all over the news, after a New York Post article about her campaign’s fashion choices valued that particular Giorgio Armani jacket at $12,495. Read the full article here.

Alexis Evans
Alexis Evans is an Assistant Editor at Law Street and a Buckeye State native. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and a minor in Business from Ohio University. Contact Alexis at



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