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Judge rejects Eighth Amendment claim of excruciating pain

Right to counsel, law firm value, assault settlement round out roundup

Today is Monday, the 78th anniversary of D-Day.

Here are some other news items.

— Federal judge rejects condemned man’s cruel and unusual punishment argument.

— Maine’s absence of a public defender’s office draws civil liberties concern.

— Do you feel valued more for your financial or courtroom performance?

— Pennsylvania county settles transgender woman’s claim of sexual assault after being incarcerated with men.