Former Sen. Ted Stevens

* Judge John Walter (C.D. Cal.) has rejected Bill Lerach’s proposal to rack up community service hours by teaching law at UC Irvine. [National Law Journal via WSJ Law Blog]

* The American Bar Association (ABA) has come out in favor of marriage equality (i.e., same-sex marriage). [Poliglot / Metro Weekly]

* Former Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) — who was a lawyer (Harvard Law 1950), and who created a lot of work for his lawyers, at Williams & Connolly — was killed in a small plane crash. Senator Stevens, R.I.P. [Washington Post]

* Is attractiveness an asset or a liability for women searching for jobs? [Reuters Life]

* And what about if you’re a professor — is pulchritude a plus or a minus? [TaxProf Blog]

* Speaking of professors, they’re getting fed up with plagiarism — but their schools don’t want them to flunk students for the offense. [ABA Journal]


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