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    Non-Sequiturs: 02.03.14

    * Woody Allen’s lawyer, Elkan Abramowitz, responds to Dylan Farrow’s account of alleged sexual abuse at the hands of her famous father. [Gawker; Gothamist]

    * Sound advice from Professor Glenn Reynolds on how not to increase applications to your law school. [Instapundit]

    * What is a “nitro dump,” and will it provide information about who (or what) killed Philip Seymour Hoffman? [ATL Redline]

    * “Is Elena Kagan a ‘paranoid libertarian?’ Judging by [Cass] Sunstein’s definition, the answer is yes.” [Reason via Althouse]

    * A petition of possible interest to debt-laden law school graduates: “Increase the student loan interest deduction from $2,500 to the interest actually paid.” [WhiteHouse.gov]

    * Vivia Chen wonders: Is Amy Chua, co-author of The Triple Package (affiliate link), being attacked as racist in a way that it itself racist? [Time]

    * Yikes — journalists around the country have been receiving “a flurry of subpoenas in recent months,” according to Jeff Kosseff of Covington & Burling. [InsideTechMedia]

    * Congratulations to Orrick’s 15 new partners — an impressively diverse group, from a wide range of practice areas and from offices around the world. [Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe]

    1 Comment / / Feb 3, 2014 at 5:01 PM
  • Antitrust, Brett Kavanaugh, Copyright, Federal Judges, Feeder Judges, Law Schools, Non-Sequiturs, Paul Clement, Peter Lattman, SCOTUS, SCOTUS Potential, Supreme Court

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.22.11

    * Searching for the perfect holiday present? Via Professor Glenn Reynolds: “As A Christmas Gift, Tell Your Friends and Relatives They’re Fat.” [Instapundit] * If a Republican wins the White House in 2012, who might get nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court? Mike Sacks offers up a star-studded SCOTUS short list: the brilliant and genial […]

    12 Comments / / Dec 22, 2011 at 5:14 PM
  • Department of Justice, Food, Guns / Firearms, Law Schools, Media and Journalism, Non-Sequiturs, Technology, United Kingdom / Great Britain

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.20.11

    * I’m not alone in arguing for apprenticeships in the world of legal education. On the other side of the pond, Chris Ashford likes the idea too. [The Lawyer] * Speaking of legal education, “Some Things Are Funny in Law School.” [Only in Law School] * Congratulations to Mike Sacks — founder of First One […]

    7 Comments / / Sep 20, 2011 at 6:21 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.06.11

    * The three defendants in the civil wrongful-death action brought by Robert Wone’s widow are keeping their mouths shut. [National Law Journal] * But their former house is open — and once again on the market, for the tidy sum of $1.6 million. [Who Murdered Robert Wone?] * Professor Eugene Volokh wants to know, with […]

    15 Comments / / May 6, 2011 at 6:23 PM