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* Could there be a new lead, 10 years later, in the Natalee Holloway case? Or maybe just some overly sensationalized news coverage marking 10 years since Holloway went missing? [Inside Edition]
* Despite Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson’s decision not to prosecute Willie Groomes for the March fatal shooting in the Borough Hall subway station, stating they couldn’t prove “homicide beyond a reasonable doubt.” Andy Cush makes a compelling case, with graphics and photos, that Groomes was pursuing, with his gun drawn, the unarmed victim at the time of the shooting. [Gawker]
* Lawyers who make less money are happier. Of freaking course, just another reason why “having it all” is nothing but a cruel joke. [New York Times]
* From T-14 law schools to… comedy? The career change for twin brothers that will feed the dream of disillusioned law students everywhere. [Village Voice]
* This is how public interest lawyers are made: University of Wisconsin School of Law students create video for the public on the law of police-related killings. [Channel 3000]
* Who doesn’t love some awkward lawyers shilling their wares for our consumption? Check out this round-up of attorney commercials. [Esplin Weight]
Justice Ginsburg is a woman of many firsts, and now she can add “first female justice to have a biopic starring an Oscar winner” to her résumé.
* Sorry Missouri, but your reign as the “Show Me” state is over. Thanks to its immigration law, Alabama is going to be taking over as the “Show Me Your Papers” state. [CNN] * Time to review the footage. Irving Picard stands to lose the game for the Investors if he can’t get an instant […]