Law School Enrollment Continues Historic DeclineUPDATED

Law school enrollment fell for the fourth straight year in 2014, according to figures released on Tuesday by the American Bar Association.

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  • Cuba Releases Jailed American Alan Gross UPDATED

    By Jenna Greene

    After five years in a Cuban prison, U.S. Agency for International Development contractor Alan Gross has been released. The White House on Wednesday unveiled a new initiative to amend relations with Cuba.

  • Next Time, on ‘Serial,’ The Lawyers Are Listening

    By Katelyn Polantz

    In a lot of ways, the lawyers who listen to "Serial" have the same reactions as any listener. They’re split on whether Adnan Syed killed fellow high school student Hae Min Lee, the crime for which he’s been jailed for 15 years. The series may resolve that, its main question, in its final episode Thursday.

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  • Pressure Mounts to Control Powdered Caffeine Sales

    By Laura Castro

    The Center for Science in the Public Interest has formally petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ban retail sales of pure, powdered or liquid caffeine as a dietary supplement, saying it has caused illness and deaths.

  • Special Master Seeks Return of Additional BP Claims Money

    By Amanda Bronstad

    A special master responsible for identifying fraudulent claims against BP PLC’s $9.2 billion settlement over its 2010 oil spill is asking for the return of $580,000 paid to three commercial fishermen who submitted allegedly false tax returns.

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