Prosecutors Misbehaving: A major USA TODAY investigation published yesterday examined hundreds of cases of prosecutors hiding exculpatory evidence or lying to judges and jurors.
Enforcing Deadlines: A New Jersey judge, fed up with a law firm's disregard for filing deadlines, is imposing a $500-a-day fine for late briefs and says court personnel will no longer call the firm with polite reminders. The New Jersey Law Journal tells the story.
Virginia Executes Lewis: Teresa Lewis sang, prayed, and laughed on her final day before being executed in Virginia Thursday night, according to her lawyer James Rocap. The Washington Post had this report.
'Outlaw' Should be Outlawed: Dahlia Lithwick, writing in Slate, weighs in on NBC's faux Supreme Court drama "Outlaw." She says "it is so terrible it makes your face hurt." Our similar take on the show is here.
Eddie Fisher Dead at 82: Eddie Fisher, a music icon in the 1950s, and a serial husband of movie stars, including Elizabeth Taylor, died in Berkeley Wednesday night.