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  • U.S. Congress passes an exception to maritime Jones Act that will let foreign-flagged Sunoco ships work in the Philadelphia area.  This is seen as a boon to the Marcellus Shale industry.  [Post-Gazette]
  • Anti-Antagonist: doctors’ frank discussions and/or apologies to patients should be protected.  [Anti-Antagonist]
  • The jury convicted former Republican powerhouse Brett Freese and his former legislative aide Jill Seaman were found guilty on all “Computergate” charges against them.  Prosecutors said that the Computergate defendants illegally used millions of taxpayer dollars on technology to help Republican campaigns.  [CBS]
  • Cliff Tuttle contemplates the state of the Republican presidential primary campaign, and the mysteries of life.  [Legal Backtalk]