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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

Speeding? When police radar gets it wrong (C&S) Does Superman have a legal duty to rescue people? (ABA Journal) High School hockey player gets punched, parents want to file lawsuit… (Yahoo!) Employment picture for 2012 law grads pretty much the same as 2011...

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...