* Will Senator Susan Collins be persuaded by the campaign to get her to vote against Judge Brett Kavanaugh? Ed Whelan has his doubts. [Bench Memos / National Review] * Speaking of the Supreme Court, Adam Feldman identifies his “Supreme Court All-Stars” (2013-2017): the lawyers and law firms with the most arguments — and wins — before the high court. [Empirical SCOTUS] * Greg Lukianoff and Adam Goldstein offer tips for protecting freedom of speech on college campuses, inspired by a new book, The Coddling of the American Mind (affiliate link) by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt. [Volokh Conspiracy / Reason] * Charles Glasser to news organizations, on the subject of self-policing: do better. [Daily Caller] * How should we evaluate the success of law firm mergers? Madhav Srinivasan of Hunton Andrews Kurth has some thoughts on methodology. [Law.com] * And Orin Kerr offers a proposal for applying the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination to compelled “decryption” of a locked phone, computer, or file. [SSRN] * Speaking of privacy, Google is taking some heat in Arizona over its alleged practice of recording location data of Android device owners even if they opted out of such tracking. [Washington Post] * When it comes to learning how to integrate technology into the delivery of legal services, American law firms can learn a thing or two from the Brits — as the latest move by CMS suggests. [Artificial Lawyer]

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