Almost immediately, a fresh front was opened in the perpetual war between free speech and outrage.
An attorney is responsible for knowing when he or she has stepped into the role of counsel to a particular individual. For all of his perceived shortcomings as an attorney, Cohen got this one right
Stephon Clark wasn’t armed. The Sacramento Police Department ended his life anyway.
They’ve got the power, let’s see what they do with it in the clinch.
PS: Is my image too subtle?
The thing worse than incompetence. A look at McCoy v. Louisiana.
A look at California’s new anti-anti-immigration law.
James Damore, the “echo chamber memo” guy, just filed a high profile lawsuit against his former employer, Google. He might have the chance to blaze a new trail in California employment law along the way.
In which I also agree with Antonin Scalia.
A rare window for police reform has closed.
When Donald Trump’s extremely selective outrage isn’t just embarrassing, it’s also arguably illegal.
This is why science can’t have nice things…
A few quick observations on the indictment of Paul Manafort
One can hope it is the pardoning of Joe Arpaio
She fought the law, and…
The Trump administration attempts to change the game on management of public resources in the West.
Let’s revisit conscience exemptions for union shops, especially for public-sector unions.
I discuss the difficulties of constitutional interpretation of the 14th Amendment as it relates to the fundamental rights to be free from both racial and religious discrimination.
The tragic case of Charlie Gard.
Never before can I recall the Order List being more interesting.
The reaction to the United Airlines incident belies public opinion about law enforcement
The completion of my copyright trilogy, on whether to and how to address piracy.
Colorado’s 2016 state-wide ballot initiatives are final.
A preview of selected cases appearing on the United States Supreme Court’s docket for the 2016-2017 Term.
“Thank you for your business. You were giving more of it than you know.”
The book we all need to read… twice.
A look at fighting digital piracy in the United Kingdom and abroad.
In light of the recent FTC settlement involving Herbalife, Dave has a few things to say about it.
Charles Kinsey having survived his police-shooting might make its occurrence far harder to dismiss.
Back in June, the Supreme Court quietly took another step in their ongoing “war on coal”.
Is it a mistake to think that equality is the foundation of a just legal system?
In which Burt Likko navigates a moral and legal dilemma.
A question for our legal folk: When is plunking the batter a tort?
Many states across the US have historic liquor laws dating back centuries. Are they still relevant in 2016?
Racism can be a direct consequence of excluding race as a factor when you make judgments
Assisted euthanasia is a touchy subject for many and likely will be for the foreseeable future.
Unfortunately, the second in what appears to be an ongoing series…