Foster Care

  • Kim Davis


    Non-Sequiturs: 11.12.15

    * Take a look at this glorious send-up of the hypocrisy behind Mat Staver, Kim Davis’s attorney, who now has his panties in a twist because he doesn’t think a public servant is doing their job. Oh, the delicious delicious irony. Maybe Alanis can stick it in her next song. [Wonkette]

    * Well, isn’t this f**king stupid. A Utah judge orders a same-sex couple to give up their foster child because the child would be better off with heterosexual parents. This is just infuriating. [Salt Lake Tribune]

    * Just when you finally had all the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure memorized, they’re about to change. [Associate’s Mind]

    * How lawyers can draw the line when asked to support judicial candidates? [Katz on Justice]

    * Greenberg Traurig’s CEO, Richard Rosenbaum, predicts some Biglaw firms will die. [Big Law Business / Bloomberg]

    18 Comments / / Nov 12, 2015 at 5:34 PM
  • Family Law, Kids, Quote of the Day

    Quote of the Day: You Wagered Eleventy Billion Dollars?

    There may be a case, which is for a court of law to decide, but that’s a made-up number. — Kate O’Brien Ahlers, a spokesperson for the New York City Law Department, commenting on the $900 trillion lawsuit filed against the city by Fausat Ogunbayo, a mother whose children were placed in foster care in […]

    8 Comments / / Feb 7, 2012 at 4:24 PM
  • Family Law, Fat People, Kids

    Should The Law Take Fat Kids Away From Their Parents?

    An article from the Journal of the American Medical Association is making the rounds today. It’s written by a lawyer and a doctor. The authors argue that obese children should be taken away from their parents and placed in foster care. Yes, it’s entirely possible that this country has become so vain that people want […]

    74 Comments / / Jul 13, 2011 at 4:02 PM