Legal Links: Legal, Sports and Weird News

Australian man playing baseball at an Oklahoma college is shot and killed by ‘bored’ teens (ESPN) Freedom of Speech? Pastor to burn nearly 3,000 Koran’s on 9/11 (CBS Tampa) Law student application drop 18%, how does that help current students? (ABA...

Legal Links: Legal, Sports and Weird News

The Scarlett Letter 2013- Florida man is falsely labeled a sexual predator. (Courts and Sports) 2011 murder of civil rights attorney remains unsolved (ABA Journal) For more, see our previous article, “In The Line of Fire: How Dangerous is the Legal...

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Talk of NBA’s amnesty clause sparks feud: Kobe v. Mark Cuban (NBC Sports) While visiting a client, lawyer accidentally gets locked in cell, police call the accident an “unfortunate incident” (ABA Journal) Desmond Bryant arrested for criminal...

ABA Midyear Meeting: Scrapping the Third Year of Law School?

The hot topic at this year’s ABA Midyear Meeting in Dallas was the discussion of cutting law school programs from three years to two years. Proponents of the idea believe that eliminating the third year would decrease the financial burden on law students and in...