Non-Sequiturs: 08.29.07

R Kelly pervert underage girls Above the Law blog.jpg* Some of you have asked for more Larry Craig coverage. Here you go. [Blogonaut]
* The latest developments in the bizarre Gene Plotkin insider trading case. You remember — the one involving “a Merrill Lynch junior analyst, a 63-year old retired Croatian underwear seamstress, an exotic dancer, and two former employees from the Wisconsin branch of a BusinessWeek printing press.” [DealBreaker; NYT]
* Here’s a list of “The Ten Worst U.S. Prosecutors” for 2007. If Alberto Gonzales is #1 and Mike Nifong is #3, who’s #2? (Yes, we realize this link is from last week. But thanks for pointing that out to us.) [Bennett Law Firm]
* Speaking of AGAG, what took him so long to leave? Dan Markel speculates that he didn’t want to leave until we were done with our Shanetta Cutlar coverage. But if she gets promoted to head the Civil Rights Division, to replace the outgoing Wan Kim, expect our coverage to resume. [PrawfsBlawg]
* Why would you want to avoid a circus-like atmosphere? Isn’t that the whole point of a celebrity trial? [Daily Business Review]

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