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Monday law blog round-up

Happy warm-but-rainy Monday! Let’s move on from the Judge Nalley tire saga, writes Ron Miller. “Courts seem to have difficulty with the concept that a member of one minority group may discriminate against a member of the same group on ...

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Monday law blog round-up

Happy icy Monday! Drive and walk carefully. I don’t know how conditions are by you, but here, the roads are OK but the sidewalks are a little treacherous. Baltimore Police are sending “Dear John” letters (clever!) to guys neighborhood observers ...

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Monday law blog round-up

Happy Monday! Ron Miller takes issue with The Ethicist’s advice to a doctor who doesn’t want to treat a medical malpractice lawyer. In the context of why most great blawgs aren’t written by big-law types, Carolyn Elefant has this to ...

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The menu on Death Row

Slate had an interesting story yesterday about the last meals of death row inmates in anticipation of convicted “Beltway Sniper” John Allen Muhammad’s execution last night in Virginia. (Muhammad chose not to reveal his last meal to the public.) The ...

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Mississippi killer dodges death

Back in 2007, I wrote about the fascinating case of a Mississippi convicted killer and the Ober Kaler lawyers who were helping with his post-conviction appeals. At first, Alan Michael Rubenstein claimed to have stumbled on the decomposing bodies of ...

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Law blog round-up

Happy Monday! Page Croyder observes “serious traffic court” in Baltimore City for a day. The former prosecutor-turned-gadfly is not impressed at the sentences imposed. The Washington Post writes about how the new death penalty restrictions could affect defendants already charged ...

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