Early Morning Legal Reads

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Here’s a list of some stories we bookmarked and we felt worth giving a read early this A.M.:

In The Headlines

All-female Zimmerman jury chosen via USA Today

Arizona can’t ask voters for proof of citizenship, Supreme Court rules via Christian Science Monitor

Washington lawmakers ask Holder to respect State’s recreational-marijuana law via Main Justice

Supreme Court holds off on rulings on Affirmative Action, Voting Rights and Gay Marriage via Huffington Post

Juries must find facts that increase mandatory minimums, Supreme Court says via ABA Journal

In long trials, jury duty can become a financial hardship via Boston Globe

Law School

FAMU Law alumnus creates scholarship to give back to College of Law via FAMU College of Law
Two-Year law school? Don’t rush the paper chase  via Blommberg

Consider law schools with In-House firms, incubators via US News and World Report
Legal Profession

Program will prep Hispanic youths for careers in the law  via The National Law Journal

DOJ issues new guidelines for billing legal fees in bankruptcy cases via The Atlanta Law Blog

Social media and legal marketing: a tricky mix via ABA: Around the Bar


Judge gets 30-Day unpaid suspension via The Hartford Courant

John England III, first African American to serve as a federal magistrate in north Alabama, takes office via The Birmingham News

D.C. Circuit Judge Srinivasan sworn in via Legal Times

Britain’s top black woman judge Constance Briscoe charged via The Daily Mail


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