Wednesday Legal News Round Up

Notable legal news and views from around the legal world:

  • The AP reports that the U.S. government has agreed to remove over 50 decaying military ships from a California bay over concerns that the ships were leaking toxic materials into the waters.
  • Findlaw columnist Sherry Colb opines here that California prisons should accomodate prisoner requests for a vegan diet.
  • The Reporter’s Committee for Freedom of the Press reports here that the Obama administration has filed a legal brief seeking to keep private the list of names of individuals who sought and were denied clemency and pardons during the Bush administration.
  • Above the Law examines a recent craig’s list posting offering employment for a litigation associate at $12 an hour.

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