32 Killed in a massacre on the Virginia Tech campus as reported by Sue Lindsey of the Associated Press. So far no motive has been discovered for the shootings committed by an unidentified gunman who killed himself before he could be arrested.
Implied Malice The California Supreme Court will soon decide if a San Francisco woman who's vicious 140 lb. dogs mauled a neighbor to death, can be found guilty of second degree murder. A Los Angeles Times story by Maura Dolan reports a superior court judge vacated defendant Marjorie Knoller's second degree murder conviction, deciding that she was not aware that taking her dogs out was likely to result in someone's death. After the judge's holding was overturned by the First District Court of Appeals, Knoller appealed to the state Supreme Court. The case was argued March 6.
Jury Selection: Lyle Denniston at SCOTUSblog has this preview of tomorrow's argument in Uttecht v. Brown, regarding challenges for cause to jurors in capital cases and review of those challenges on federal habeas corpus.