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  • Best of luck to the county’s new Chief Public Defender Elliot Howsie.  Howsie says he can improve the much-maligned office by streamlining operations.  Also, some people call him “the Johnnie Cochran of Pittsburgh.”  [Post-Gazette]
  • Court allows a collective wage and hour action by Bimbo’s drivers who say they were wrongly classified as independent contractors.  [Legal Intelligencer]
  • State prosecutors allege that eight of Jerry Sandusky’s victims were assaulted on Penn State campus.  [Patriot]
  • Meanwhile, it looks like the federal investigation of Penn State will focus on whether the university covered up allegations of abuse.  [CNN]
  • The case against Mike Veon has gone to the jury.  [Trib]