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    Non-Sequiturs: 10.31.13

    * The Second Circuit has remanded the New York Stop and Frisk decision, demanding that a new judge hear the case. Among the reasons: that Judge Shira Scheindlin gave “media interviews and public statements purporting to respond publicly to criticism of the District Court.” So basically, act like a contemptuous prick in the press and when the judge calmly reaffirms her impartiality, get her thrown off the case. Thankfully this will all stop being an issue on about January 1, 2014. [U.S. Courts]

    * Attorney networking and referral site wireLawyer gave itself a Halloween makeover. Personally I wouldn’t want a Fett as an attorney — they have a tendency to lose their heads or fall into pits of despair. Screenshot if you check out the site after they’ve moved on to what we can only assume is their All Saints Day makeover. [wireLawyer]

    * Joe Biden’s niece appeared in court after she clashed with police last month, “swinging at a female officer then slapping another” before being dragged away in handcuffs all while touting how she “studied law.” This actually sounds more like something Joe Biden’s Onion persona would do. [NY Post]

    * Penn Law is sporting pumpkins carved with the likeness of all nine Supreme Court justices. [Under the Button]

    * Vivia Chen’s epic fail as a mother on Halloween. We still love you. [The Careerist]

    * The House of Representatives has now introduced a use restriction on videos of House hearings to prevent the footage from being used for political purposes. That doesn’t sound all that legal. The Republicans just desperately don’t want people to know what they actually do at “work.” [Patently-O]

    * Meanwhile, the Senate GOP is going filibuster on Patricia Millett’s nomination to the D.C. Circuit despite lacking any objection to her. [Huffington Post]

    * NYU Law carried on its annual tradition of acting out the Erie case. Screw that! They should act out Palsgraf…

    6 Comments / / Oct 31, 2013 at 5:09 PM
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    NYU Law Comes to Reasonable Resolution After Latest Exam Screw-Up

    Famous NYU Law professor makes a mistake when handing out exams, but he corrects it quickly and gracefully…

    8 Comments / / Dec 14, 2012 at 11:54 AM
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    Arthur Miller Deals Justice Scalia a Reverse Bench-Slap

    Oh no he didn’t… Oh yes he did! Check out this account of yesterday’s Supreme Court argument, by the AP: Longtime Harvard law professor Arthur Miller (at right)… was arguing on behalf of shareholders who want to sue companies for fraud. Miller is a frequent television commentator, prolific writer and possibly the inspiration for an […]

    22 Comments / / Mar 29, 2007 at 4:38 PM

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