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- ABA Journal

Criminal Justice

Sirhan denied parole in 1968 slaying of Robert Kennedy, for 15th time

Criminal Justice

Former Bryan Cave lawyer takes plea, admits voicemail death threat to partner

Civil Rights

Appeals court stops case mid-trial, in latest judge-prosecutor dispute over jury diversity

Education Law

Kansas Supreme Court: Lawmakers have until June 30 to approve constitutional school-funding formula

Law Schools

Tougher, simpler bar-passage requirements for law schools to be considered by ABA committee

Legal Ethics

Texas attorney general’s gay-marriage advice requires ethics probe, panel says

Attorney General

Pennsylvania attorney general survives ouster vote, for now

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Former federal judge who sentenced pot dealer to 55 years asks Obama to commute the sentence

Legal Ethics

Texas judge defends letter asking former jurors to ‘meet and greet’

Legislation & Lobbying

Legal Services Corp. seeks additional funds in budget request

Law in Popular Culture

Aaron Sorkin will adapt ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ for Broadway

First Amendment

Judge refuses to block law requiring crisis pregnancy centers to provide abortion information

Civil Rights

DOJ sues Ferguson one day after it sought changes in proposed policing pact

Elder Law

Feds announce ‘Operation Cocoon,’ hoping to curtail use of unwitting seniors as drug mules

Personal Lives

Lawyer postpones boat and retirement to fund college for 26 kindergarteners

Constitutional Law

Appeals court OKs 111 years for teen who killed 4, shot 25; lawyer calls him ‘completely harmless’

Criminal Justice

2 dead after law office shooting near courthouse; suspect is in custody

Criminal Justice

Illinois bill would bar posting of fight videos with intent to condone violence

Criminal Justice

Bank worker saves law firm from $73K loss by blocking unauthorized account transfers

White-Collar Crime

Former general counsel gets 18 months for stealing $2.6M from company account