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

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

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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