Cartoons / Comics

  • superman

    9th Circuit, Cartoons / Comics, D.C. Circuit, Football, Law Professors, Law Schools, Morning Docket, Pictures, Rape, Stephen Reinhardt, Trials

    Morning Docket: 01.11.13

    * “Almost anything associated with him is necessarily of concern.” Thanks to the D.C. Circuit, Osama bin Laden’s death photos may never see the light of day, no matter how many FOIA requests you file. Sorry, you’ll have to settle for the Oscar-nominated film Zero Dark Thirty. [McClatchy Newspapers]

    * Some would argue that the opinions written by Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the Ninth Circuit are like Lex Luthor’s ring in that they keep the heirs of Superman’s co-creator at bay like kryptonite. [WSJ Law Blog (sub. req.)]

    * Ay dios mio, al parecer esta es una gran noticia para la escuela! Yale Law has hired Cristina Rodríguez, an expert in immigration law, as its first Hispanic professor in a tenured position. [National Law Journal]

    * Prosecutors established probable cause in the Aurora movie theater shooting case and James Holmes has been ordered to stand trial, but his lawyers aren’t ready to enter his likely NGRI plea yet. [Bloomberg]

    * Everyone saw this coming, but that doesn’t mean they have to be any less disgusted by it: Jerry Sandusky filed a motion to get a new trial just three months after being sentenced for his sex abuse conviction. [CNN]

    1 Comment / / Jan 11, 2013 at 9:06 AM
  • gradenfreude

    Cartoons / Comics, Job Searches, Law Schools, Student Loans, Television

    Gradenfreude: The Plight Of A Law School Graduate In 2012

    When you are unhappy with your job, you have to take joy in the simpler things in life — like watching television. But sometimes even that is an unpleasant experience.

    51 Comments / / Oct 2, 2012 at 2:16 PM
  • Cartoons / Comics, Plaintiffs Firms, Reader Polls, Tort Reform

    ATL Poll Results: The Trial Lawyers Cartoon

    Remember that editorial cartoon from “Bench & Bar,” the journal of the Kentucky Bar Association? Some lawyers objected to the cartoon as offensive and inappropriate for the Association’s journal. We viewed it as non-offensive, but only moderately humorous (capable of inducing a chuckle, but not a belly laugh). You seem to agree, according to the […]

    2 Comments / / Feb 23, 2007 at 8:25 AM
  • Cartoons / Comics, Plaintiffs Firms, Tort Reform

    Trial Lawyers Need To Lighten Up a Little

    What do you think of this cartoon, by cartoonist Jim Herrick, which appeared in last month’s Kentucky Bar Association magazine — and is now the subject of significant controversy? We chuckled over the cartoon (although we didn’t quite guffaw). We don’t find it offensive in the least, and we think it was perfectly fine for […]

    7 Comments / / Feb 20, 2007 at 11:17 AM

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