Non-Sequiturs

Non-Sequiturs: 03.04.15

iStock-Unfinished-Business-5* A Tampa law firm replaced its regular desks to make happier and healthier lawyers. I’d never heard of a tread desk, but I want one. [Bay News 9]

* Prosecutors eviscerated after court finds out that they straight falsified the transcript of a confession. That’s bold. [Observer]

* How can schools keep top faculty? Giving them less to do of course! [TaxProf Blog]

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14 Comments / / Mar 4, 2015 at 5:01 PM

Morning Docket, SCOTUS, Supreme Court

Morning Docket: 03.04.15

Photo by Drew Havens.

Photo by Drew Havens.

* Meet David King of King v. Burwell, the epic Obamacare case to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court today. [New York Times]

* And meet the two legal heavyweights who will be arguing the case before SCOTUS. [Politico via How Appealing]

* Meanwhile, another Supreme Court has put a stop to same-sex marriage down in Alabama — for now. [Buzzfeed]

* General David Petraeus reaches a plea deal, requiring him to plead guilty to a misdemeanor and pay a fine (but no prison sentence). [Washington Post]

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11 Comments / / Mar 4, 2015 at 8:54 AM

Non-Sequiturs

Non-Sequiturs: 03.03.15

Sonia Sotomayor Justice Sonia Sotomayor* Getting a SCOTUS justice to attend your wedding is tough, but maybe invite one for dinner? [Washington Post]

* A DOJ investigation concludes that the Ferguson Police Department and courts engaged in a “pattern and practice” of discrimination against African Americans. The investigation was conducted by the DOJ’s division of obvious things. [CNN]

* When police didn’t respond to his call fast enough, this guy tried to rob a convenience store to get the cops out there faster. And then they still didn’t come… [Legal Juice]

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8 Comments / / Mar 3, 2015 at 5:17 PM