* An obituary for Judge Roll. [Wall Street Journal]

* The Supreme Court will alter its schedule to allow for a moment of silence this morning. [The BLT: Blog of Legal Times]

* Judy Clarke, whose roster of clients has included the Unabomber, Zacarias Moussaoui, and Susan Smith, will be representing Jared Lee Loughner. [CNN via TPM]

* Jack Shafer writes that all this concern about inflammatory political discourse is overblown. If he’s implying that we’re a nation of wusses, I suggest he get in line behind Ed Rendell and…Elie. [Slate]

* This Times article asks if law school is a losing game. Does the Pope crap in the woods? [New York Times]

* Proposed changes to Pakistan’s blasphemy laws have sparked protests in that country. Just mentioning Allah makes Mike Tyson hungry. [CNN]

* The tradition of Festivus begins with an airing of grievances. Tom Delay’s trial will end with one. [Washington Post]


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