Finally, a scene that realistically depicts what being a lawyer is really like.
* This Term, both wings of the Court will be making originalist arguments because “slaveholders from 200 years ago said so” is the most compelling argument in our legal toolbox. [Constitutional Accountability Center]
* Yale Law grad Ronan Farrow, supposedly Woody Allen’s son, might really be Frank Sinatra’s son. Looking at him that… makes sense. [Vanity Fair]
* Looks like the FTC is finally going after patent trolls. Or would be if we still had a government. [Ars Technica]
* Based on the look and address, the Law Librarians blog appears to have left the Law Professor Blogs Network. It must have been too loud in there for the librarians. [Law Librarians]
* So… you’re saying lots of trial judges out there don’t understand hearsay? [The Legal Watchdog]
* Avast! Russia is going after Greenpeace (probably illegally) for piracy. [The Volokh Conspiracy]
* A reminder that the federal government shut down is the result of state laws, so maybe you should vote in those off-year local elections. [PrawfsBlawg]
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* Apparently hearsay exceptions are still hard to grasp, even for justices on the Supreme Court. [CNN Justice] * Threaten judges over a ban on guns and your own guns get banned. Hal Turner gets pistol-whipped by karma. [Bloomberg] * Obama is giving states the “flexibility” to drop federal health care reform by 2014 — […]