Category: Law

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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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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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Relitigating Stuff Everybody Agrees On

So we got into an argument about Citizens United on the Twitters way back when. I started this essay then but I was recently inspired to complete it.

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Wednesday Writs for 6/5

Our weekly roundup of the best law and legal related news around the web includes SCOTUS on the First Amendment, Anti-SLAPP and licensing reform out of Colorado, Jeopardy leaks and, as always, badly behaving lawyers and dumb criminals.

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Wednesday Writs for May 29

Wednesday Writs are back with the Scopes Monkey Trial, SCOTUS updates, dumb lawyers and dumber criminals.

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Wednesday Writs for May 15

This week’s Wednesday Writs include the backstory of Miranda, history making beauty queens, good news for ninjas and hippies, dumb criminals, and more.

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Wednesday Writs for 5/8

This week: Lawrence v. Texas, ill-conceived lawsuits, lawyers turned jazz musicians, jury duty excuses and litigation for the horses.

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Scouting, Moving Forward, Struggles to Carry its Baggage

It is possible that scouting’s heyday is past. Its admirable attempts to be more inclusive and evolve and change with the times in other ways may have been untenable to those clinging to the tradition the scouts represent.

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Mother Sued for Uncovering Abuse

The School Board and all involved are entitled to defend themselves, but decision to counter-attack the mother because she exposed the atrocities happening in that classroom is a ruthless and tasteless move on behalf of a body of public servants.

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Wednesday Writs for May 1st

Even in the early 70s, lawyers arguing at SCOTUS didn’t get very far before being peppered with questions. Ginsburg argued for 11 straight minutes.

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Wednesday Writs for 4/24

It’s time Wednesday Writs, your roundup of the best legal and law related links from around the web. This week: juvenile justice, illegal vegetable gardens, dumb criminals, Scooby Doo and more.

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Criminally Stupid Comes to the Border

This is how a bad situation potentially gets completely out of control quickly, and authorities are right to jump all over it.

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The Immigration Debate is Over

This was just racism at its most basic, an expression of thoughtless contempt against a marginalized group.

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Wednesday Writs for 4/17

This week’s roundup includes the Pentagon Papers, sleeping defense attorneys, a Trump-adjacent judicial retirement, and a family going wild at WalMart.

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