Morning Docket

Morning Docket: 12.29.14

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

* As the year winds down to a close, we take a look back at the amazing time Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had. From her Hobby Lobby dissent to her subtle New Republic shade, the Notorious RBG’s 2014 was better than yours. [Bustle]

* When you’ve allegedly been driving drunk after a holiday party and have gotten into an accident, one of the things you say to the police upon your arrest should not be, “Come on, I’m a judge” — especially if you are one. [New York Post]

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30 Comments / / Dec 29, 2014 at 9:03 AM

Non-Sequiturs

Non-Sequiturs: 12.24.14

Kim_Jong-Un_Sketch* The joke’s on North Korea: you can’t hack the D.C. Circuit because they still use Commodore 64s. [The Volokh Conspiracy / Washington Post]

* As we remember the Slaughter and May holiday party of 1981, here’s a mashup with contemporary music. [Legal Cheek]

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14 Comments / / Dec 24, 2014 at 1:31 PM

Morning Docket

Morning Docket: 12.24.14

cooley blue* The Thomas M. Cooley Law School is planning to sell one of its academic buildings for an asking price of $8.15 million. Dear Lord, the school will lose some of its library square footage. NOOOOOOOOO! [Lansing State Journal]

* Contrary to his client’s hit anthem, Pharrell’s lawyer isn’t happy. He says YouTube has been “blithely” ignoring his requests to take down music for which it lacks performance rights, and it may result in a $1B lawsuit. [Hollywood Reporter]

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11 Comments / / Dec 24, 2014 at 9:01 AM

Non-Sequiturs

Non-Sequiturs: 12.23.14

Festivus_Pole* Today is Festivus. For the rest of us. [PrawfsBlawg]

* “Law Schools Shouldn’t Despair: If History Is Any Guide, the Legal Profession Will Be in Vogue Again Before Too Long.” It’ll be a Festivus miracle. [TaxProf Blog]

* CNN lawyers and Cosby lawyers are sniping at each other and it’s getting ugly. They all need a nice Rohypnol-flavored Jell-O pudding pop to calm down. [Maynard Institute]

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11 Comments / / Dec 23, 2014 at 3:46 PM

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