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Retired Justice Stevens calls his voter-ID ruling ‘fairly unfortunate’

Death penalty, French Connection, law-school applications round out roundup



Welcome to Monday, the 31st anniversary of Michael Jordan being named the National Basketball Association’s rookie of the year.

Here are some news items to tip off your week.

— Retired Justice John Paul Stevens voices concern with 2008 decision.

— Philippines’ next president wants to bring back the death penalty.

— Does this convicted Connecticut cocaine distributor have a French Connection?

— University of Minnesota faces large drop in law-school applications