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John Allen Muhammad’s short tenure as his own defense attorney ended today, as he informed Judge LeRoy F. Millette Jr. that he wanted Jonathan Shapiro and Peter Greenspun to return as his defense lawyers. The AP has this report on the dramatic events of the last 24 hours in the DC Sniper trial.

Dahlia Lithwick’s Slate column yesterday about the rights to self defense is still a good read, even though it doesn’t apply to this case anymore.

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