[JURIST] In Monday's US law and business press, the New York Law Journal reports that federal judges, prosecutors and criminal defense attorneys will be closely watching the US Supreme Court as arguments begin today on the future of the federal sentencing guidelines.... The Texas Lawyer reports on a snag in a proposed $75 million class action settlement between Dallas-based law firm Jenkens & Gilchrist and approximately 1,100 disgruntled former clients who received tax advice from the firm.... The Kansas City Business Journal reports that a Washington interest group has sued the Federal Election Commission seeking access to Westar Energy Inc.'s confidential report on the company's political donations during its former chairman's tenure.... The ABA Journal reports that domestic violence activists are calling for more lawyers to represent domestic violence victims.... Law.com features an Associated Press story on US Chief Justice William Rehnquist's 80th birthday and his influence on the Court.... FindLaw's Writ has Brooklyn law professor Anthony J. Sebok's column on the federal government's RICO suit against big tobacco.
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