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Mike Scarcella
Works at The National Law Journal
Attended The Johns Hopkins University
Lives in Washington, D.C.
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  • The National Law Journal
    Staff Writer, 2008 - present
  • The Sarasota Herald-Tribune
    Staff Writer, 2002 - 2008
  • The Baltimore Sun
    Staff Writer, 2001 - 2002
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"...As I look back over a misspent life, I find myself more and more convinced that I had more fun doing news reporting than in any other enterprise. It is really the life of kings."
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Mike Scarcella, an editor and writer at The National Law Journal in D.C., is a Baltimore native and fixed-gear cyclist. He's still waiting to get the word "defenestration" into an article. Contact him at mscarcella@alm.com and follow him on Twitter @MikeScarcella.
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Baltimore Sun headline confirms I once threw a perfect game in high school.
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“Eric Holder is free,” the outgoing U.S. attorney general said Friday.
Attorney General Eric Holder Jr., who's led the U.S. Justice Department since 2009, said farewell on Friday to staff in an address from the Great Hall. 'This...
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"There is absolutely no reason why Supreme Court justices shouldn't be subject to the same code of conduct as all other federal judges." #SCOTUS   #ethics  
'There is absolutely no reason why Supreme Court justices shouldn't be subject to the same code of conduct as all other federal judges,' Sen. Chris Murphy, D...
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“I have given such papers as I’ve retained to the New Hampshire Historical Society, to be opened for inspection after the 50th anniversary of my death. By that time, they will be of interest only to the historians taking the long view.” --Justice Souter #SCOTUS  
'I have given such papers as I've retained to the New Hampshire Historical Society, to be opened for inspection after the 50th anniversary of my death,' reti...
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Loretta Lynch will soon get a confirmation vote. #LorettaLynch  
Loretta Lynch's confirmation vote for U.S. attorney general is expected to move forward in the next several days after the Senate on Tuesday appeared to brea...
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Why Ted Olson might skip going to same-sex marriage arguments at #SCOTUS  
Theodore Olson, who argued a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case on same-sex marriage two years ago, might not be in the audience when the court revisits the is...
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Grindr and Craigslist, the secrets David Messerschmitt kept.
David Messerschmitt, the Washington lawyer stabbed to death in a downtown hotel room, used email, phone apps and Craigslist to lead a secret life-one h...
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“At every stage of her career, Loretta has earned the trust and high regard of allies and adversaries alike." #LorettaLynch   #confirmed  
The Senate on Thursday afternoon confirmed Loretta Lynch to be the U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to hold the post. Lynch takes over...
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Barry Bonds wins obstruction case. Here's the Ninth Circuit opinion: http://at.law.com/8TMgFq #MLB  
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“Defendants’ blinkered approach to the serious First Amendment questions raised here caused defendants to take an erroneous legal position on classification, wasting substantial time and resources of the parties and the court."
Federal officials wrongly blocked a retired Army lieutenant colonel from publishing certain details in a memoir about his service in Afghanistan, U.S. Distri...
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NLRB says an employee was wrongly fired for expletive-filled Facebook post against boss and his family. #Facebook  
To some, a recent labor board ruling about social media marks the end of workplace civility. To others, it's a boost to protected speech.
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Read the charging documents against Douglas Hughes, the #gyrocopter  pilot who landed on a Capitol Hill lawn on Wednesday.
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