Federal Judge Killed in Today’s Shooting

Note: while this post is brief, the news is of such significance that I felt it should be a headline story rather than relegated to a "quick pick".

Federal Judge John M. Roll was shot in Tucson today at the event being held by Congresswoman Giffords.

Via the ABA: NBC: Federal Judge Also Shot at Grocery Store Where Congresswoman Gravely Wounded.

Note: while this post is brief, the news is of such significance that I felt it should be a headline story rather than relegated to a “quick pick”.

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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter