Constitutional Accountability Center

  • Which justice will be next?!


    Non-Sequiturs: 09.28.15

    * Marriage equality, religious freedom, voting rights, campaign finance reform, racial justice… one civil rights issue outweighs them all: the composition of the Supreme Court. [Talking Points Memo]

    * Reminder to all the fresh lil’ 1Ls out there: you just might find love. [Go Knoxville]

    * I’m glad someone is fact-checking How To Get Away With Murder; watching that show was getting exhausting. [Refinery 29]

    * How quickly what is considered “offensive” changes. [What About Paris?]

    * The latest review of Supreme Ambitions (affiliate link), by Katelyn Kye of Major, Lindsey & Africa (note: some spoilers). [In Brief]

    * Try not to let the misery of the courtroom get you down. [Katz Justice]

    * Taking a look at the process of adopting legal tech. [Law Technology Today]

    * A tribute to how Doug Kendall changed the way liberals talk about the constitution. The founder of the Constitutional Accountability Center, Kendall passed away this weekend. [Think Progress]

    25 Comments / / Sep 28, 2015 at 5:37 PM
  • Abortion, Crime, iPhone, Reality TV, SCOTUS, Supreme Court

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.29.13

    * Chess match becomes eight-hour police standoff. Sure, that makes sense. [Lowering the Bar]

    * A roundup of the worst courtroom jokes of all time. The decision to kick off Roe v. Wade with a sexist joke was so “meta.” [Salon]

    * Order some fine wines from Barrister Winery, founded by two lawyers who bought a home wine-making kit and turned it into their business. [Barrister Winery]

    * A Brooklyn ADA is not fired for calling hookers from his office phone. Charlie Hynes runs a tight ship over there. [Brooklyn Magazine]

    * A new study suggests that smartphones may make you meeker. The flaw with the study is that someone with a desktop doesn’t walk away and “take the initiative” because they’re more gung ho, but because desktops are not as cool as sitting around and playing Temple Run on your smartphone. [The Careerist]

    * Simon Lazarus, Senior Counsel at the Constitutional Accountability Center, says that libertarianism has taken over the Supreme Court. I won’t believe it until they hand down a ruling about returning to the gold standard. [The New Republic]

    * Teresa and Joe from The Real Housewives of New Jersey “charged with conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, bank fraud, making false statements on loan applications and bankruptcy fraud in a 39-count indictment.” Teresa’s reaction to the news after the jump…

    6 Comments / / Jul 29, 2013 at 5:28 PM