Tagged: oklahoma


Of Poverty, Cancer, Bureaucracy, and Death

This is how a vibrant 50 year old woman goes from active to death’s threshold in a few weeks’ time. It all happened faster than the wheels of bureaucracy turn.

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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.


On Death And Execution

If the three-drug cocktail used for capital punishment is found cruel and unusual, how ever shall we kill our prisoners?


2013-2014 Term Recap (Save Two)

It’s the close of the term, and here’s a recap of the major cases from SCOTUS this year. Some surprising results. Some, not so much. Alsotoo: we’re waiting until Monday for the Hobby Lobby and Harris decisions.


Horror Story

Headlines practically ripped from fiction.


This is… Oklahoma!

The least self-aware quote since “Only a Sith thinks in absolutes!”


Let’s Get Our Islamic Terminology Straight

Image via Wikipedia Playing off of Mark’s post against the Oklahoma ban on sharia law, it’s important to note that most of the contemporary debate over Sharia law in the United States seems to...


Private Arbitration and Islamic Law

In one of the recent threads on the supposed “threat” of sharia law and the resulting need for anti-sharia legislation, such as the recently passed resolution in Oklahoma, a commenter argues: By allowing Sharia...