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‘American Taliban’ slated for prison release this week

Wrongful conviction, law-school accreditation, 'revenge porn' round out roundup

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Welcome to Monday, the 41st anniversary of Affirmed’s victory in the Preakness Stakes.

Here are some news items to get your week started:

— The “American Taliban” is scheduled to be released from prison this week.

— A California man is freed after 17 years in prison for a murder he didn’t try to commit.

— A proposal to tighten the link between law school accreditation and bar exam passage gains traction.

— The Texas Senate approves an amendment to the state’s “revenge porn” law amid First Amendment concerns.

 

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