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Posted at 09:07 PM ET, 03/27/2012

DeEvening Links: What a spectacle


For the defendant with a sense of humor. (Scott Rothstein)
The latest must-have accessory in D.C. Superior Court rooms? Glasses. Big, plastic, hipster-y glasses. They’re particularly favored by criminal defendants, Keith Alexander reports in the Post — including the suspects now under trial in connection with the 2010 South Capitol Street shootings. They subscribe to this theory, as expressed by a jury consultant: “If you’re wearing glasses, you don’t look like what people might expect a criminal to look like.”

In other news:

Metro turned 36 years old today (The Buzz)

Lincoln Theatre is not for sale, but it has a potential buyer (Housing Complex)

Rally at Dunbar High tomorrow in remembrance of Trayvon Martin (WUSA-TV)

DCPS beef: “pink slime”-free (DCist)

It’s coming: The Washington Post Cookbook (All We Can Eat)

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