Non-Sequiturs

Non-Sequiturs: 08.27.08

rick ross beats down rappers courts of law.jpg* DJ Vlad is suing Rick Ross for an alleged beatdown administered by Ross and four other … creative consultants. You can almost hear DJ “punk-a$$” Vlad’s record label screaming “Noooooooooo.” [MTV News]
* The WSJ’s Ashby Jones wonders if summer programs — and the hiring timetable they’re tied to — are to blame for Biglaw’s financial predicament. [Wall Street Journal (subscription); WSJ Law Blog]
* Sadly, this should come as no surprise: Kafka sheds light on the legal profession. Move over, Above the Law; now there’s Before the Law. [Lexis Hub / BBPL]
* Really, really old laws will soon make it on to the internet. Moses would be so proud. [The Guardian via HuffPost]
* Former New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan saw his child support payments reduced. The appellate court invoked the “three pony rule,” as in: “no child, no matter how wealthy the parents, needs to be provided [with] more than three ponies.” Maybe now Strahan can afford to fix his teeth. [Law.com]
* Did Hillary Clinton misquote Harriet Tubman? [The Caucus / New York Times]

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