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Wednesday Writs: The Case of the Too Short Fish

This week’s packed Wednesday Writs include not real big fish, the ACLU siding with the NRA, those poor Sacklers, a big change to the LSAT, the worst kind of dumb criminal, faux legal Facebook disclaimers, and more.

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Wednesday Writs for 9/11: Willie Francis is Executed, Twice

Writs are back this week, with the story of a prisoner who was executed twice, an ill-tempered judge throwing an ironic fit and another who appoints himself prosecutor, space law, the NFL lawsuit fumbles, dumb criminals and more.

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Wednesday Writs for 8/28

Your Wednesday Writs this week include a soap opera of a SCOTUS case, a record breaking opioid settlement, space crime, a creative judge, a dumb criminal and more.

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Wednesday Writs for 8/21

It’s time for Wednesday Writs ft recent history of the Commerce Clause, which is much more important than it sounds, RGP eulogizing JPS, terrible lawyers giving terrible advice, the Angry Bagel Guy, a “Serial” update and more.

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Thursday Throughput for 8/1/19

I’m not one of the “we have 12 years to save the planet” doomsayers. But it does feel like we are approaching an inflection point. We will survive; but our options for how we will survive are narrowing rapidly.

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Tech Tuesday – Puppy Power Edition

Got to see the dam at The Dalles, in OR, which is a massive concrete structure on the Columbia with 22 turbines, a fish ladder, and a shipping lock.

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Wednesday Writs for 7/31

Em is back on Wednesday Writs this week, tackling Bad Elk v. US and misconceptions about fighting the law. Also, some Trump news both good and bad, a Penn professor/provocateur, Katy Perry the Christian rap song thief, a tweet-worthy dumb criminal and more.

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Thursday Throughput for July 18, 2019

People talk about American Greatness. Well, astrophysics, if I do say so myself, is one the places where America is truly great.

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Wednesday Writs for 7/17

Your Wednesday Writs for this week include eminent domain and little pink houses, creepy judges, Trump above the law, Trump violating the law, a true crime and literary fraud, a dumb criminal, and more.

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Tech Tuesday – Spooky Action Edition

To be honest, this is the first I’ve heard of Octonions, and when I first read the title, I wasn’t entirely certain they weren’t talking about a layered root vegetable.

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Wednesday Writs for 7/10

This week’s Writs include Santeria, a couple of alleged perverts, updates on the case against Botham Jean’s killer, Amazon faces product liability, Sublime and more.

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Wednesday Writs for 7/3

This week: 2 Live Crew, SCOTUS updates, bad lawyers, bad judges, really bad judges, and the worst judges. Also: Weird Al.

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Wednesday Writs for 6/26

Your Wednesday Writs are packed: SCOTUS on flag burning, the first familial DNA murder trial; THAT lawyer, dumb criminals, the F word and more.

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Un-Ravelry

Ravelry didn’t just come out of the blue with their banning of all things Donald Trump. There is a messy ball of yarn to untangle here.

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Wednesday Writs for 6/19 – West Virginia Day Edition!

It’s Wednesday Writs, West Virginia Day edition! WV Day isn’t until tomorrow, but now is a good time to brush up on how we became a state, in our case of the week. Also: several SCOTUS updates, a “Cops” expose, John Denver, and more!

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Wednesday Writs for 6/12

This week: the Christian burial case, Alabama on a roll, lawful lemonade & lawless ice cream trucks, a cephalon in dispute, and Masterpiece Cakeshop, again.

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