• President Trump? (Dominick Reuter/Reuters)


    Non-Sequiturs: 12.15.15

    * Are lawyers for Officer William Porter, on trial for charges in connection to the death of Freddie Gray, using a “color blind” term that is actually a dog whistle for racist tendencies to get their client off? [Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle]

    * Yesterday’s SCOTUS decisions in haiku! [Supreme Court Haiku Blog]

    * Hey, you guys, Jeb! is apparently seething with anger towards Trump. Maybe this will spice up tonight’s debate. [Politico]

    * Greeeaaaat, it might get even harder to sue airlines. [American Bar Litigation News]

    * Can a single photo ruin your life (assuming it isn’t a nudie)? The answer is yes if ISIS is involved. [Houston Chronicle]

    * Unless you’re a gigolo, you don’t get paid for passion. Something worth remembering if you’re considering a post-legal career. [Daily Lawyer Tips]

    14 Comments / / Dec 15, 2015 at 5:33 PM
  • Elf_movie

    Baseball, ERISA, Movies, Non-Sequiturs, Pro Se Litigants, SCOTUS, Supreme Court

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.24.13

    Ed. note: Merry Christmas! We will resume our normal publication schedule on Boxing Day. We hope you have a wonderful holiday, and we thank you for your readership.

    * Adoption, probate, and Elf. You know what child welfare really needs to look into is leaving kids to be raised in a sweatshop; that seems like a much bigger problem than an intestate parent. [The Legal Geeks]

    * Were you looking for analysis of the Supreme Court’s decision in Kansas v. Cheever, but don’t have time to commit to a full article? Here it is in Haiku. [Supreme Court Haiku]

    * Man declared a “quarrelsome litigant.” What’s the threshold for that moniker? Well, he filed a case against the Dominican Republic for “bad weather.” [Lowering the Bar]

    * The Top 5 arrests of guys dressed as Santa. [Legally Weird]

    * Professor Barry Sullivan of Loyola-Chicago explains how A Christmas Carol shaped his legal philosophy. And yet, if one were to pick one Dickens book to prepare a young lawyer for the profession, a better bet would be Bleak House (affiliate link). [TaxProf Blog]

    * Happy anniversary to the Curt Flood case! [Lawyers, Guns & Money]

    3 Comments / / Dec 24, 2013 at 1:29 PM
  • gavel RF

    Contests, Quote of the Day

    Quote of the Day: Poetic Justice?

    Interested in reading some law-related haikus? Talk about poetic justice…

    20 Comments / / Oct 25, 2012 at 5:51 PM