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November 17, 04:32 PM   /   Balkinization   /   The Motion to Substitute




November 17, 04:24 PM   /   Crooked Timber   /   Saturday art blogging: the Art Institute’s digital collection

Recently, the Art Institute of Chicago updated its Web site, which included making available – under a Creative Commons Zero license – over 50,000 of its images. This is very exciting especially since the images are in high resolution. This means that you can zoom in and see the pictu...




November 17, 09:24 AM   /   Althouse   /   In the Overnight Snow Café...

... you can leave a sprinkling of comments.




November 17, 08:46 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Making friends is actually quite simple; most people are flattered that someone cool (that would be you, taking my advice) wants to befriend them."

"If there is a person in your workplace, church group or running club that sets off Potential Friend sirens in your head, here’s what you do": 1) Become a person who is comfortable spouting non-sequiturs. Friendship starts by talking, which means that someone has to start talking! Comment on the ...




November 17, 07:42 AM   /   Althouse   /   "When Sardar Singh Jatav set out walking on a muggy night in early September to talk with the men who employed his son, he found them already waiting for him in the road."

"But they were not in the mood for discussion. The higher-caste men greeted Mr. Sardar with a punch to the face. Then they broke his arm. Then they pinned him down. Mr. Sardar shrieked for help. Nobody came. One higher-caste man stuffed a rag in his mouth. Another gleefully pulled out a razor. He...




November 17, 07:17 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Sara Lynn Michener, 39, stopped shopping at Victoria’s Secret about 10 years ago. She said she was frustrated..."

"... by the seemingly inexperienced sales people, the overwhelming 'pinkness' of the brand and the inauthentic 'glamazon images' in the store. She now mostly buys her bras online and at Nordstrom, environments that are mostly free of the sexed-up imagery that makes Victoria’s Secret the store it ...




November 17, 06:33 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Leaves are nature's natural mulch and fertilizer... When you rake all the leaves away, you are removing that natural benefit to your garden and lawns..."

"... then people turn around and spend money to buy mulch. If you feel like you have to clean up your yard... people can use their leaves like they would mulch, and move them to a garden bed or area that is more aesthetically pleasing.... Over winter months, a lot of butterflies and moths as pupa...




November 17, 06:18 AM   /   Althouse   /   Surgery without sedation and a question about charity.

"Most cataract surgeries are performed using a local anesthetic as well as 'conscious sedation,' which involves an anesthesiologist putting patients into a sort of twilight state. But some practitioners will do the procedure without the sedation. Although not for everybody, surgeons say, this app...




November 17, 12:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Weekend Roundup




November 16, 10:42 PM   /   Law & Humanities Blog   /   Greenlead, Chung, and Mowbray on the Launch of the Foundations of the Common Law Library (1215-1914) @grahamgreenleaf




November 16, 09:22 PM   /   Althouse   /   At the Friday Night Café...

... you can talk all night. And think of using the Althouse Portal to Amazon. If you'd like to buy what I just bought, it would be this wooden spoon and this jumbo bottle of Philosophy Purity .




November 16, 08:32 PM   /   Althouse   /   WaPo's Jennifer Rubin pushes for a primary challenge to Trump... with the end of getting — who else? — John Kasich elected.

In "Here’s what a primary challenge to Trump would accomplish," she writes: While there might be downside to the person challenging Trump, a primary opponent isn’t likely to take Trump on if he’s concerned about playing it safe and husbanding his or her popularity. The primary challenger, if you ...




November 16, 08:09 PM   /   Althouse   /   "CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination."

WaPo reports. The CIA’s assessment, in which officials have said they have high confidence, is [based on] multiple sources of intelligence, including a phone call that the prince’s brother Khalid bin Salman, the Saudi ambassador to the United States, had with Khashoggi, according to the people fa...




November 16, 06:55 PM   /   Althouse   /   How Trump won the Acosta lawsuit.

You don't alway win by winning. That's too easy. The genius move is to win by losing. AP reports on Trump's reaction to the temporary restraining order that Acosta won against him: [The judge] ordered Acosta’s pass returned for now in part because he said CNN was likely to prevail on its Fifth Am...




November 16, 04:38 PM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Snapchat Couch Fee Proposal Leads To Bar Charges

The Illinois Administrator has filed a complaint alleging misconduct in a domestic relations matter. In or around September 2017, C.S. telephoned Respondent to discuss a possible divorce from her husband. In late September or early October, C.S. met with Respondent...




November 16, 12:47 PM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Intemperate Email Draws Sanction

An intemperate communication to an unrepresented alleged domestic violence victim drew a public reprimand without terms (i. e. a slap on the wrist) from the First District Subcommittee of the Virginia State Bar for violation of Rules 3.4 (fairness to...




November 16, 12:12 PM   /   Althouse   /   Muller.

"[Stacey] Abrams mulls asking a court to order a second vote in Georgia governor’s race" (WaPo). [Abrams] would rely on a provision in Georgia law that has never been utilized in such a high-profile contest. It allows losing candidates to challenge results based on “misconduct, fraud or irregular...




November 16, 12:07 PM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Intertwined Drug Use And Misconduct Draws Suspension

The Indiana Supreme Court further sanctioned an already-suspended attorney We find that Respondent, Tia R. Brewer, committed attorney misconduct by, among other things, neglecting clients’ cases, failing to appear at show cause hearings, failing to withdraw from cases when her...




November 16, 11:54 AM   /   Althouse   /   I didn't blog the death of Stan Lee, so why am I blogging the death of William Goldman?

Both were important writers in American popular culture whose work did not reach out to me personally. But I will link to the Goldman obituary (WaPo), because I have consumed his work. It loomed large in the part of the culture where I lived. I've never had any interest in superhero comics. Never...




November 16, 11:28 AM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Flagrant Disregard

The Rhode Island Supreme Court has granted a motion to suspend a non-responding attorney on an interim basis On June 8, 2018, Disciplinary Counsel received a complaint alleging that respondent had settled personal injury claims on behalf of clients, withheld...




November 16, 11:20 AM   /   Althouse   /   What happens now that the federal judge requires the White House to give a press pass back to Jim Acosta?

"I will grant the application for the temporary restraining order I order the [government] reinstate the pass," said U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Kelly, quoted at Fox News . (Note that Fox News filed an amicus brief supporting Acosta.) The Trump appointee declared that precedent has been set th...




November 16, 11:00 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Spitz on Colonialism and Humanity on Vancouver Island




November 16, 10:19 AM   /   Althouse   /   "If I walked into Congress wearing a sack, they would laugh & take a picture of my backside."

"If I walk in with my best sale-rack clothes, they laugh & take a picture of my backside. Dark hates light — that’s why you tune it out. Shine bright & keep it pushing." Tweeted Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez. I'm reading the tweet in "Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wore clothing, a journalist tweeted...




November 16, 09:48 AM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Appeal Misconduct Leads To Disbarment

The Maryland Court of Appeals has disbarred an attorney Court of Appeals disbarred lawyer who failed to order transcripts that were necessary for appeal to proceed, failed to advise client to do so, and failed to file timely motion for...




November 16, 09:23 AM   /   Althouse   /   "'Worse than no rain is negative rain'... The air was so dry, it was sucking water out of the land...."

"According to the U.S. Forest Service, fighting a fire in such conditions is almost by definition a losing battle: 'Direct attack is rarely possible, and may be dangerous, except immediately after ignition. Fires that develop headway in heavy slash or in conifer stands may be unmanageable while t...




November 16, 09:09 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Large-necked man and Joker lookalike are upping the ‘Florida Man’ mugshot game."

Miami Herald headline.




November 16, 08:46 AM   /   Althouse   /   "During the Cold War, being a conservative was a moral cause. You were fighting Communist tyranny — aligned with Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and Lech Walesa."

"But you were somewhat marginalized in your own society. Liberals controlled the universities, the news media, the cultural high ground, so the right attracted many people with outsider personalities.... After the Soviet Union collapsed, conservatism no longer had a great moral cause to rally aro...




November 16, 08:39 AM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Former DA Reinstated

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court reinstated a former Philadelphia District Attorney who rose to Assistant Chief of Homicide and had been suspended for 30 months. The Disciplinary Board noted that she had sought treatment that included yoga, meditation and nutritional supplements....




November 16, 07:58 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Without Facebook, Donald Trump probably wouldn’t be president, which is reason enough to curse its existence."

Writes Michelle Goldberg in the NYT, in "Democrats Should Un-Friend Facebook/It’s time to treat Facebook like the ruthless monopoly it is." The platform was an essential vector for Russian disinformation. It allowed the shady “psychographics” company Cambridge Analytica to harvest private user da...




November 16, 07:30 AM   /   Dorf on Law   /   Is Whitaker a Heretic or Just a Hack?




November 16, 07:27 AM   /   Brian Leiter's Law School Reports   /   UCLA Law Prof Sander sues University of California seeking anonymized admissions records to determine whether the university is still considering race in admissions

IHE has the details.




November 16, 06:34 AM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Split Sanction For "Alcohol-Related Offensive Conduct"

The Louisiana Supreme Court has accepted a consent sanction in a bar discipline matter. The court's order describes the misconduct The Office of Disciplinary Counsel (“ODC”) commenced an investigation into allegations that respondent pleaded no contest to multiple misdemeanors arising...




November 16, 12:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Sourcebooks on the Holocaust




November 15, 04:02 PM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Defamation Defense SLAPPED Down

An attorney's web page summary of a dental malpractice case in which she represented the plaintiff led to a defamation action by a defendant that was not dismissed on anti-SLAPP grounds, according to a decision of the Nevada Supreme Court...




November 15, 03:20 PM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   With Friends Like These: Florida Rejects Judge-Lawyer Facebook Friendship As Basis To Disqualify

The Florida Supreme Court has resolved a district court of appeal split on the disqualification implications of a lawyer-judge Facebook friendship In this case, we consider an issue regarding the legal sufficiency of a motion to disqualify a trial court...




November 15, 02:53 PM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Letter Of The Law

The Florida Supreme Court has reprimanded a Miami-Dade County Court Judge. we approve the parties’ stipulation to the allegation that Judge White-Labora improperly provided a character reference letter, on her official court stationery, on behalf of a criminal defendant awaiting...




November 15, 02:47 PM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Drug Addiction Recovery Merits Mitigation

An attorney who stipulated to misappropriation was suspended for five years by the New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department Respondent's misconduct, which involved the intentional conversion of client funds on two occasions over a four-month period in...




November 15, 01:03 PM   /   Althouse   /   At the Automat Café...

... let's do lunch.




November 15, 12:54 PM   /   Althouse   /   "In a trend that is not new or surprising, white women seem to be adopting the features of black women on social media in their quest..."

"... to develop themselves as models and influencers. The most recent iteration of this is Swedish Instagram model Emma Hallberg, who shocked some of her followers when they realized she was white.... Hallberg, for her part, has denied trying to intentionally look black; one Twitter user posted w...




November 15, 12:31 PM   /   Crooked Timber   /   A question about referendums

If you want to discuss Brexit, what’s going on, etc, please go to JQ’s thread. I have a question for those of you who know about referendums (referenda?) and/or surveys either through study or experience. Several times recently, I’ve heard politicians say that it is obvious that...




November 15, 12:15 PM   /   Dorf on Law   /   How Bad Will Things Become? Part Eight: The Supreme Court's Political Agenda and Republicans' Electoral Peril




November 15, 11:57 AM   /   Feminist Law Professors   /   Equality Law Scholars’ Forum at UC Davis Law, Nov. 16-17, 2018

The second annual Equality  Law Scholars’ Forum kicks off at UC Davis tomorrow.  I’m looking forward to being one of the commentators on a fantastic set of papers. Here are some details: Second Annual Equality Law Scholars’ Forum Friday, November … Continue reading →




November 15, 11:39 AM   /   Law & Humanities Blog   /   Scardamaglia on A Legal History of Lithography @abscard @GriffLawSchool




November 15, 11:21 AM   /   Law & Humanities Blog   /   Maks del Mar on Educating the Legal Imagination @QMSchoolofLaw




November 15, 11:00 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Schmidt on Originalism and the Fourteenth Amendment




November 15, 09:23 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Was I really outraged by SNL? Really offended? Or did I just think the comment about losing my eye was offensive?"

"There is a difference, after all. I have been literally shot at before, and I wasn’t outraged. Why start now? So I didn’t demand an apology and I didn’t call for anyone to be fired. That doesn’t mean the 'war . . . or whatever' line was acceptable, but I didn’t have to fan the flames of outrage,...




November 15, 09:09 AM   /   Ratio Juris   /   The Qur’ān (Translations, Commentaries, Studies): A Select Bibliography




November 15, 09:00 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty for five suspects in killing of Jamal Khashoggi"/"Saudi Arabia distances crown prince from killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi."

The front page headline and the top-of-the-article headline in The Washington Post . Saudi Arabia’s crown prince had no knowledge of the operation, Shaalan al-Shaalan, a spokesman for the prosecutor, said during a news conference in Riyadh, the Saudi capital. He said that 11 suspects had been ind...




November 15, 08:41 AM   /   Brian Leiter's Law School Reports   /   Berkeley Law to drop the "Boalt Hall" name

A sensible explanation from Berkeley Dean Erwin Chemerinsky.




November 15, 08:30 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for Stormy Daniels, has denied allegations of domestic violence after his arrest near his ritzy Los Angeles skyscraper apartment."

"'I have never struck a woman, I never will strike a woman,' Avenatti told reporters Wednesday after being booked and posting $50,000 bail. Avenatti said he has been an advocate for women's rights his entire career and is confident that he will be exonerated.... Earlier, he released a statement t...




November 15, 08:18 AM   /   Althouse   /   "The inner workings of the Mueller investigation are a total mess. They have found no collusion and have gone absolutely nuts."

"They are screaming and shouting at people, horribly threatening them to come up with the answers they want. They are a disgrace to our Nation and don’t... ....care how many lives the ruin. These are Angry People, including the highly conflicted Bob Mueller, who worked for Obama for 8 years. They...




November 15, 08:13 AM   /   Althouse   /   Chop Suey sells for $91.9 million.

"The 1929 'Chop Suey,' described by Christie’s as 'the most iconic Hopper left in private hands,' depicts two women sitting across the table from each other in a Chinese eatery" ( Bloomberg ). “‘Chop Suey’ is an icon and it belongs in a museum,” said Heinrich zu Hohenlohe, a dealer based in Berli...




November 15, 07:57 AM   /   Althouse   /   "UW-La Crosse chancellor says he was 'naive' in booking porn star, will reimburse university."

The LaCrosse Tribune reports. "I’m writing to let you know how sorry I am for the sensationalistic media attention UW-L has received as a result of a speaker I brought to campus to help us celebrate Free Speech Week,” Gow said in a statement, obtained by the Tribune on Monday. “Regrettably, in ma...




November 15, 01:03 AM   /   Crooked Timber   /   Brexit: this is it?

Since the Brexit referendum was hailed by many as representative of a new force in global politics, it’s of interest even on the far side of the planet, and I’ve watched the slow-motion train wreck with appalled fascination. So, as far as I can tell, the Brexit deal Theresa May has co...




November 15, 12:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Zhang Wins SSHA Presidents Book Award




November 14, 04:36 PM   /   Neuroethics & Law Blog   /   Information Processing Biases in the Brain: Implications for Decision-Making and Self-Governance by Sali, Anderson, and Courtney

Information Processing Biases in the Brain: Implications for Decision-Making and Self-Governance by Anthony W. Sali, Brain A. Anderson, and Susan M. Courtney has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics. To make behavioral choices that are in line...




November 14, 04:08 PM   /   Brian Leiter's Law School Reports   /   In Memoriam: Alan Watson (1933-2018)

A leading authority on Roman law, legal history, and comparative law, Professor Watson taught for many years at the University of Georgia and, prior to...




November 14, 04:04 PM   /   Empirical Legal Studies   /   2019 CELS--Date and Location

On the heels of a stunningly successful 2018 CELS, hosted by the University of Michigan Law School and co-organized by Professors James R. Hines Jr., J.J. Prescott, and Sonja B. Starr, I wanted to alert those interested that the 2019...




November 14, 03:58 PM   /   Law & Humanities Blog   /   Position Announcement: Center for the Study of Law and Religion: Digital Scholarship Fellow @LawandReligion




November 14, 02:50 PM   /   Balkinization   /   Jack Balkin on Original Methods Originalism: A Response




November 14, 12:00 PM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Brady Wins AALS Scholarly Papers Award




November 14, 11:31 AM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   "We Have No Defense"

A stipulated reprimand has been accepted by an Illinois Hearing Board for misconduct in a bankruptcy matter. By December 1, 2015, Respondent calculated that, in addition to producing copies of their tax returns, the Stantons needed to increase their monthly...




November 14, 11:14 AM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Reciprocal Interim Suspension Imposed In D.C.

An attorney convicted on her guilty plea has been suspended on an interim basis in the District of Columbia in light of the earlier-imposed Virginia license revocation. The court will consider any response before imposing final discipline. From WTFR CBS...




November 14, 11:10 AM   /   Law & Humanities Blog   /   Call For Proposals: Conference on Literature, Law, and Psychoanalysis, 1890-1950, University of Sheffield, April 11-13, 2019




November 14, 11:04 AM   /   Feminist Law Professors   /   Harming Women with Words: The Failure of Australian Law to Prohibit Gendered Hate Speech @latrobelaw

Tanya D’Souza, Supreme Court of Victoria, and Laura Griffin, Nicole Shackleton, and Danielle Watt, all of La Trobe Law School, have published Harming Women with Words: The Failure of Australian Law to Prohibit Gendered Hate Speech at 41 UNSW Law … Continue reading →




November 14, 10:17 AM   /   Althouse   /   At the Breakfast Club Café...

... what are you seeing as you want to see — in the simplest terms, in the most convenient definitions?




November 14, 10:01 AM   /   Althouse   /   CNN: "Trump says he's not a racist. That's not how white nationalists see it."

"White supremacists are saying they were winners in last week's midterm elections." They were already emboldened by the language used by President Donald Trump and senior members of his administration -- words like "nationalist" and "invasion" that have hateful dual meanings -- according to a rev...




November 14, 09:33 AM   /   Althouse   /   Why did some Wisconsin high school boys give what looks like a Nazi salute in the prom photos.

If anybody from Baraboo High School in Wisconsin can clue me in on why it appears the entire male class of 2018 is throwing up a Sig Heil during their prom photos - that would be great. h/t @CarlySidey pic.twitter.com/BL8lDVLMA4 — Jules Suzdaltsev (@jules_su) November 12, 2018 This explanation ma...




November 14, 09:10 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Scientists behind a major study that claimed the Earth's oceans are warming faster than previously thought now say their work contained inadvertent errors..."

"... that made their conclusions seem more certain than they actually are. Two weeks after the high-profile study was published in the journal Nature, its authors have submitted corrections to the publication. The Scripps Institution of Oceanography, home to several of the researchers involved, a...




November 14, 08:47 AM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   Cut In Half

The Nevada Supreme Court affirmed findings of misconduct but halved the proposed sanction of the Northern Nevada Disciplinary Board hearing panel The admitted facts establish that Novi violated the above referenced rules by engaging in the following conduct. Novi failed...




November 14, 08:36 AM   /   Althouse   /   Trump's racial rhetoric flares up again.

He tweets: "It was my great honor to host a celebration of Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, in the Roosevelt Room at the @WhiteHouse this afternoon. Very, very special people!" We are all equal, Mr. Trump. There are no very, very special people.




November 14, 08:30 AM   /   Althouse   /   "A group of LGBT migrants who were part of the massive caravan slowly marching toward the U.S. made it to the coastal border city of Tijuana on Sunday."

Reports NPR. I'm surprised to see NPR using the word "marching," which reinforces the idea that the caravan is an invading army. But maybe the NPR writer is thinking of something more like a civil rights march. We're told this group of 80, "the majority of whom identify as LGBT, splintered off fr...




November 14, 08:06 AM   /   Althouse   /   If it's true that "Trump's Talk of Caravan 'Invasion' Disappears After Midterms"....

... which is what I'm seeing on MSNBC right now, then the question is not merely why did Trump stop talking about it, but why does MSNBC want to bring it up? I think the answer to both questions is easy, and the answer to the second question is valuable even if it turns out that Trump hasn't stop...




November 14, 07:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Kornbluh & Mink on Welfare Reform in Feminist Perspective




November 14, 07:00 AM   /   Dorf on Law   /   Is Originalism a Theory?




November 14, 12:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   2018 Stein Award to Bishara for Sea of Debt




November 14, 12:28 AM   /   Patent Docs   /   CyWee Group Ltd. v. Samsung Electronics Co. (E.D. Tex. 2018)

Claims for Determining an Orientation of a 3D Pointing Device Using Sensor Data Found to be Patent-Eligible By James Korenchan -- Plaintiff CyWee Group Ltd. ("CyWee") sued Defendants Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (collectively, "Samsung"), asserting various c...




November 13, 11:24 PM   /   Law & Humanities Blog   /   Newly Published: Yann Robert, Dramatic Justice: Trial by Theater in the Age of the French Revolution (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018)




November 13, 07:46 PM   /   Althouse   /   At the Tuesday Night Café...

... you can talk about anything you want.




November 13, 07:45 PM   /   Althouse   /   "Amazon Is Getting $1.5 Billion to Come to Queens."

The NYT questions whether it's worth it for New York to hand the big corporation all that money. “Either you are creating jobs or you are losing jobs,” said [Governor Andrew] Cuomo. “This is a competition.” Added [Mayor Bill] de Blasio, “We had an unprecedented opportunity to add to the number of...




November 13, 07:28 PM   /   Althouse   /   This John Kelly replacement candidate, Nick Ayers, looks so much like a young Donald Trump.

I'm looking at "Top Pence aide resurfaces as leading candidate to replace John Kelly/Nick Ayers, Pence’s chief of staff, was initially seen as a potential Kelly successor this summer" (Politico). I can see what Trump sees in him:




November 13, 07:15 PM   /   Althouse   /   Perfecting Audrey Hepburn...

... using the the Photoshop Surgeon Perfection Mask:




November 13, 06:58 PM   /   Althouse   /   "When his book came out last year, I saluted Flake for doing something politically contraindicated and Rubicon-crossing, establishing himself..."

"... as the first Republican senator to call President Trump the domestic and international menace that he is. I applauded him for describing the president’s tweets as 'all noise and no signal' and for daring to charge his administration with Orwellian doublespeak, 'dividing us along fissures of ...




November 13, 05:31 PM   /   Legal Profession Blog   /   No Need To Wait For Sentencing

A plea of guilty was sufficient to warrant disbarment from the New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department Even though respondent has not yet been sentenced, the AGC's application is timely because, for purposes of automatic disbarment, a...




November 13, 01:16 PM   /   Dorf on Law   /   Appreciating Heitkamp's Decency




November 13, 01:09 PM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Kastenberg on Nixon's Attempt to Impeach Douglas




November 13, 01:09 PM   /   Legal History Blog   /   ASLH Preyer Awards to Eatmon, Manners




November 13, 12:58 PM   /   Althouse   /   historyofoverplucking.

An Instagram account. I'll just give 2 examples: View this post on Instagram Bette Davis A post shared by @ historyofoverplucking on Oct 19, 2017 at 2:51pm PDT View this post on Instagram A post shared by @historyofoverplucking on Oct 12, 2017 at 4:30pm PDT




November 13, 11:47 AM   /   Law & Humanities Blog   /   Lost in Alice's Wonderland




November 13, 10:36 AM   /   Ratio Juris   /   The Prophet Muhammad: a basic bibliography




November 13, 08:23 AM   /   Althouse   /   Trump's French tweetstorm ends with "MAKE FRANCE GREAT AGAIN!"




November 13, 08:20 AM   /   Althouse   /   Alex Trebek said the wrong thing — the Trumpish thing — about #MeToo.

Alex Trebek's unprompted swerve to his trash #MeToo opinion here is...bizarre @vulture pic.twitter.com/x53zSfJn97 — Claire Cifelli (@clairekcifelli) November 12, 2018 I found that via WaPo, "‘A scary time for men’: Alex Trebek talks #MeToo, politics and the kind of ‘Jeopardy!’ player that bothers...




November 13, 08:03 AM   /   Althouse   /   "Allyn Pierce was trapped by a wall of fire as he tried to flee the flames coming closer and closer to his truck... 'I was like, I think I’m done'..."

"... said Mr. Pierce, a registered nurse who was trapped in traffic in Paradise, Calif., where most of the community was burned. 'I just kept thinking, I’m going to die in melting plastic .'... Fearing he might not make it out of Paradise alive, Mr. Pierce recorded a goodbye message to his family...




November 13, 07:41 AM   /   Althouse   /   "The Alt-Right’s Favorite Meme Is 100 Years Old/'Cultural Marxism' might sound postmodern but it’s got a long, toxic history."

This is from Yale history-and-lawprof Samuel Moyn (in the NYT). According to their delirious foes, “cultural Marxists” are an unholy alliance of abortionists, feminists, globalists, homosexuals, intellectuals and socialists who have translated the far left’s old campaign to take away people’s pri...




November 13, 07:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   ASLH Election Results




November 13, 06:59 AM   /   Brian Leiter's Law School Reports   /   More on the case of Professor Kesan at the University of Illinois

Blog Emperor Caron has some new details and information.




November 13, 12:59 AM   /   Patent Docs   /   USPTO Establishes Interim Procedure for Reconsideration of PTA Determinations Based on Submission of IDS Safe Harbor Statements

By Donald Zuhn –- In a Notification published in the Federal Register earlier this month (83 Fed. Reg. 55102), the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced the implementation of an interim procedure for patentees to request recalculation of Patent Term Adjustment (PTA) determinations for allege...




November 13, 12:30 AM   /   Legal History Blog   /   Advance Articles from AJLH




November 12, 04:49 PM   /   Legal History Blog   /   CFP: White Slavery in Transnational and International Context




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