Morning Countdown: Crime & Punishment Edition

Monday, 05 March 2012 08:00 AM Written by 

Good morning. Let's shake off winter's lingering grasp with today's stories!

3) Handwritten journals of Lizzie Borden's lawyer offer new insights into the sensational 1892 murder trial.

2) Preview this week's schedule for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in session tomorrow and Wednesday in Philadelphia. (free registration required).

1) A new study shows that federal judges are handing out widely disparate sentences for similar crimes 30 years after Congress tried to create fairer results.

More tomorrow, with less snow by all accounts.

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