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Lawyer Arrested For Doing Her Job

Public defender arrested for pointing out that the cops can’t question her clients outside her presence.

136 Comments / / Jan 29, 2015 at 11:01 AM

Morning Docket

Morning Docket: 01.26.15

Deflate-Gate. NFL football deflated on the field* Senate Republicans are contemplating abolishing filibusters for SCOTUS nominees. This could go one of two ways: it could work out nicely for them, or explode in their faces. It’s like a choose your own adventure game. [POLITICO]

* When it comes to the upcoming gay marriage cases before SCOTUS, “[e]very lawyer involved will want to argue.” Remember, when you’re given the chance to make history, you better hope that you’re on the right side of it. [National Law Journal]

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27 Comments / / Jan 26, 2015 at 9:09 AM

Non-Sequiturs

Non-Sequiturs: 01.23.15

800px-Bacongrease* Today’s NS is all about stupid stuff you shouldn’t do. A woman poured hot bacon grease on an ex-boyfriend “because it was time for him to go.” She’s going to spend a couple of years thinking about whether that was the best way of telling him. [The Seattle Times]

* If you’re the kind of guy to skip hearings in felony narcotics cases, maybe don’t tattoo Tom Brady’s helmet on your skull. [The Smoking Gun]

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15 Comments / / Jan 23, 2015 at 5:01 PM

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