Friday Early Morning Reads

In The Headlines:

NY federal appeals court becomes 2nd in nation to strike down Defense of Marriage Act {AP}

George Zimmerman murder trial set for June 10 {The Orlando Sentinel}

D.C. Appeals Court affirms exclusion of forensic science report in assault case {Legal Times}

Judge slams Utah company in racial bias case {Salt Lake City Tribune}

US Chief Justice John Roberts says high court isn’t about ‘liberal or conservative agenda’ {AP}

Law School:

Law schools offering more courses for in-house careers {Corporate Counsel}

Santa Clara University law school dean stepping down {San Jose Mercury News}

Law prof: Iowa retaliated against me for testimony {AP}

Why the law school bubble is worse than the student loan crisis {Business Insider}

Legal Profession:

Are public interest, public sector careers worth law school cost? NALP sees ‘economic disincentives’
{ABA Journal}

Fear a Motivator in Law-Firm Bankruptcy Deal {WSJ Law}

Lawyer regulation: the clash between core values and alternative business structures {State Bar of Wisconsin Website}


Most likely to succeed? {Harvard Law School}

Attorney and judge Edith Spurlock Sampson’s place in history {BET}

Black lawyer Lori Lightfoot on list to possibly succeed the U.S. Attorney in Chicago {Chicago Sun Times}

Lawyer for Strauss-Kahn accuser eyes run for DA {Reuters}


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