Dismissed: A New York judge has dismissed a proposed class action suit brought by nine alumni of New York Law School who claimed the school misrepresented the graduates' success in finding legal job. The National Law Journal reports.
Calls for Justice: The shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin has drawn national attention and law enforcement, including the FBI and the Department of Justice are investigating. The Washington Post reports that the case stirs memories of the 60's civil rights era.
Disbarred: The former Wayne County, Mich. prosecutor who was jailed in a perjury scandal has been disbarred. Detroit Free Press reports that Karen Plants used false testimony from two police officers to hide the identity of their paid informant.
Raid: The 23-year-old Frenchman who was holed up in his apartment leaped to his death from a window as police raided the building. The suspect, who was still firing his weapon at police as he fell, is believed to be the same man responsible for the killing of four men and three children. The New York Times reports that the man was allegedly trained by Al Qaeda.
Supreme Court Insider: Wednesday was a busy day at the Court, and our Supreme Court Insider newsletter focused on the landmark rulings on plea bargains, a decision on the Clean Water Act, and oral arguments in an unusual immunity case involving the Secret Service. We also reported on a brief filed by more than 100 former state attorneys general in support of former Alabama Governor Don Seigelman. Click here to see the newsletter and for more information on subscribing.