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  • This is definitely a welcome vision from the halcyon Biglaw days of yore. Source:
  • * Justice Kennedy’s writing style… maybe it’s a little over the top. [PrawfsBlawg] * If you’re looking for representation at the Supreme Court, go small. [Law360 (sub. req.)] * Marriage equality is only one more step for activists. Next up, fair housing and overall equality. Perhaps on the housing case, we’ll get to hear Justice […]
  • The next installment of our Summer of Monsters is Killer Mermaid (aka Nymph). As fans of the 80s classic, Splash, we find it hard to believe a mermaid could kill anyone. Except maybe with her looks. But that’s possibly the genius of this movie: everyone suspects a werewolf or a giant crocodile or Voldemort; no […]
  • Technology columnist Jeff Bennion walks through the different social-media platforms… and expresses skepticism. Source:
  • Fifteen years ago, Arizona voters took a drastic step to deal with partisanship in drawing the lines for federal congressional districts: they passed an amendment to the state constitution that transferred the redistricting power from the state legislature, which had previously controlled it, to an independent commission. Perhaps it comes as no surprise that the […]
  • A columnist argues that Robert Bork wouldn’t have changed history. If this sounds crazy, that’s because it is. Source:
  • Steven D. Schwinn is an Associate Professor of Law at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. In early 2014, Oklahoma had a problem. The state planned to execute Clayton Lockett with a three-drug lethal injection cocktail, but its sources for its critical first drug dried up. The first drug, traditionally a barbiturate, is supposed […]
  • No, there’s still hope for lawyers, according to an important new book about the legal profession. Source:
  • Deborah W. Denno is the Arthur A. McGivney Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law. “Welcome to Groundhog Day,” begins Justice Antonin Scalia in his concurrence in Glossip v. Gross, a narrow five-to-four opinion in which the Court held that three death-row inmates failed to establish that the drug midazolam created a substantial […]
  • If you engage in these fallacies in a mean-spirited, toxic way, your colleagues may think you are seriously losing it. Source:
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