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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Tuesday, March 28

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In the aftermath of the murder of Judge Joan Humphrey Lefkow's husband last year, Congress has taken steps to fund increased security for members of the judiciary. The National Law Journal reports roughly two-thirds of the nation's federal judges have enrolled in a program that provides them home security systems; NPR talks to a Chicago couple who are both judges about how their lives have changed since Michael Lefkow's killing.

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