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The Daily Memo - 7/10/07

check.jpgDahlia Lithwick chronicles “[h]ow Sandra Day O’Connor became the least powerful jurist in America.” (Slate)

check.jpgAnd speaking of the Supremes, Professor Dorf asks: “Is it possible to teach the meaning of precedent in the era of the Roberts Court?” (Dorf on Law)

check.jpgMy (former) Philly boy Allen Iverson has been ordered to pay over a quarter-million dollars by a jury, in a lawsuit brought by a man who got into a brawl with Iverson’s entourage. (The 700 Level)

check.jpgBoston’s District Attorney answers five reader questions, including why the city’s homicide rate is so high and how come the city is having trouble getting folks to serve for jury duty. (Universal Hub)

check.jpgThe special prosecutor and the White House both agree that Scooter Libby must serve the supervised release portion of his sentence. (SCOTUSblog)

check.jpgMichigan’s Supreme Court has ruled that the First Amendment doesn’t protected a lawyer’s right to refer to judges as jackasses who are like Nazis. (Law.com)

check.jpgWhat of outsourcing law? (Concurring Opinions)

check.jpgMcDonald’s is being sued by a woman with incredibly short and underdeveloped arms (due to Holt-Oram Syndrome) because of problems she had at its drive-thrus when she tried to complete purchases using her feet. (Chicago Sun-Times)