Legal Briefs: This Week In Law

July 15, 2013

George Zimmerman found not guilty; a poli sci professor grades the closing arguments. (HLN

Judge concludes that Apple conspired to raise the retail price of e-books. (S.D.N.Y.

Justice Breyer discusses security concerns and trust in public institutions during an interview with author and Harvard Law professor Noah Feldman. (The Atlantic

District of Columbia council takes steps to decriminalize marijuana. (Washington Post)

Illinois adopts concealed carry law. (Chicago Tribune)

Iowa Supreme Court rules that termination of a female employee by a male employer, at the request of his wife, is not unlawful gender discrimination. (Supreme Court of Iowa

Pennsylvania’s attorney general will not defend Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage. (NY Times)

Appellate court hears arguments regarding payouts from the BP Deepwater settlement fund. (The Economist

Man alleges the police violated his rights under the Third Amendment … which is what again? (Mother Jones)