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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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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 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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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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Wednesday Writs for 4/10

This week’s round up includes the assassination of President Garfield, sex discrimination at Jones Day, lawyers behaving (very) badly, dumb criminals and more

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Woman Commits Crime, Victim Goes To Jail

There was no “cultural misunderstanding” here; nobody mistakes a head pat for pulling a child away by the hair. This woman lied, and the convenient brown-skinned scapegoat paid the consequences.

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Wednesday Writs for 4/3

This week’s Writs include a SCOTUS roundup, a courtroom battle of the beers, hovercraft moose hunting, dumb criminals and more.

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Basta, Interrupted: Avenatti Up on Charges

Michael Avenatti is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Which we will grant him, because whatever our other faults, we should not stoop his level.

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Wednesday Writs for 3/20

In this week’s roundup of law and legal related links, the Legacy of Batson, planking for RBG, court-ordered weather control, Elon Musk’s tweet trouble, and more.

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Wednesday Writs for 3/13

This week’s roundup of legal links includes the legacy of Betamax, heat seeking drones, twin DNA, Manafort updates, Adnan Syed, R. Kelly’s meltdown and more.

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Wednesday Writs for 3/6

This week’s round up of links from the legal world includes SCOTUS weighing in on the Sixth Amendment with guest villain Clarence Thomas, biker trademarks, dumb but ambitious criminals, and SNL.

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Wednesday Writs for 2/27

This week’s legal and law related links includes the return of the Notorious RBG, citizenship, butterflies vs. the border wall, nipple freedom, rude lawyers, ruder clients, and more.

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SCOTUS Takes a Bite Out of Civil Forfeiture

Critics of civil forfeiture are cheering a new, unanimous Supreme Court decision which strikes a significant blow to the practice. The use of forfeiture actions, in which states file suit to confiscate the property of those accused of crimes, has been under fire by people of all political stripes, who see it as an extreme and unfair overreach of power.

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Wednesday Writs for 2/20

Your weekly roundup of the most interesting law and legal related links from around the web. This week, we have teacher strikes, the pledge of allegiance, spying county sheriffs, a little bit of nepotism, and Dropkick Murphys.

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