• rainbow flag court


    Non-Sequiturs: 06.26.15

    * Oh, the Onion… what would I do without you? Their take on gay marriage is masterful, as always. [Onion]

    * Conservatives, troubled with the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, vow to move to Canada. There’s only one teeny, tiny problem with their plan… about a decade in the making. [BuzzFeed]

    * Of all the arrogant, jiggery-pokery, pure applesauce, Putsch! Find out exactly how Justice Scalia would mock you in this fun insult generator. [Slate]

    * Some Alabama counties have come up with a crackerjack way to avoid marrying same sex couples. [Vox]

    * The only way to get to today’s historical gay marriage case was to defeat the nomination of Judge Robert Bork, and Reagan aides always suspected this would happen. [Roll Call]

    * For marriage equality fans with a sweet tooth. [Ben & Jerry’s]

    * Surely you jest! Justice Scalia? Intellectually inconsistent to fit a political agenda? Pshaw. [BloombergView]

    * A handy guide to today’s landmark SCOTUS decision. [Legal IO]

    * News you can use: what is the legal status of cursing at cops? [The Marshall Project]

    36 Comments / / Jun 26, 2015 at 4:58 PM
  • Fat_Albert

    Fat People, Lawsuit of the Day, Minority Issues, Racism

    You Can Sue People For Making Fat Jokes About Black People? WHY WASN’T I INFORMED OF THIS???

    Hey, hey, hey! Earl Brown, a former AIG lawyer, claims he was discriminated against because his boss kept making Fat Albert jokes about him.

    25 Comments / / Apr 26, 2012 at 3:18 PM
  • namecalling-kids

    Canada, Email Scandals, Rudeness, Secretaries / Administrative Assistants, Small Law Firms

    I’m Rubber and You’re Glue: Is Name-Calling a Part of Law Firm Culture?

    You’d figure that when people grow up, go to law school, and get real jobs as attorneys, that name-calling would stop. But you’d be oh so wrong. With the advent of modern technology, name-calling is ten times easier than it was before. Lawyers can now insult colleagues in the blink of an eye and with the click of a button, making for great email scandals. But has name-calling become a part of law firm culture? One wrongful termination suit claims that it has….

    27 Comments / / Sep 12, 2011 at 12:37 PM