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American Bar Association’s judicial rankings draw criticism

Assault allegations, earthquake liability, D.C. law firms round out the roundup

Welcome to Monday, the 152nd anniversary of the Battle of Puebla. Here are some news items to get the week started:

— Are minorities and women treated fairly under American Bar Association’s system for ranking judicial candidates?

— Sexual-assault allegations upset four lives at the U.S. Naval Academy.

— Can property owners be held liable for earthquake-related deaths?

— Washington law firms see mixed earnings results.