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Law blog roundup

Quentin TarantinoWelcome to the first Monday after the most improbable of victories. Can you believe that Quentin Tarantino won for Best Screenplay?

Here are some news items to get your week started.

— What happens if you lie on a gun-permit application?

— Sri Lanka’s president fires the chief justice.

— A lawyer was attacked by his client in a D.C. courtroom.

— Cellphones will be permitted in Chicago courthouses — for now.

— Federal judge sets ground rules for horse roundup in Nevada.