Rahm Emanuel

  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 01.28.11

    * Rahm’s back. And now you’re all in big BIG trouble. [Chicago Tribune] * It was a resounding victory for Rahm Emanuel, but two justices didn’t think the majority needed to benchslap so hard. [Chicago Sun-Times] * No more jokes about Allen Stanford. Still, that picture reminds me of a Geto Boys album cover. [TPMMuckraker] […]

    20 Comments / / Jan 28, 2011 at 9:13 AM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 01.25.11

    * Professor Rick Hasen thinks the Illinois Supreme Court is leaning towards letting Rahm Emanuel back into the race for Mayor of Chicago. Hopefully this means that Emanuel’s lawyer, Kevin Forde, will get his family back really soon. [Election Law Blog] * Have you ever seen a notary in a bar, drunk, with her notary […]

    25 Comments / / Jan 25, 2011 at 5:08 PM
  • Election Law, Politics

    Rahm Emanuel Booted From Chicago Ballot

    An appellate panel voted 2-1 today to kick former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel off of the ballot for the Chicago mayoralty elections. The majority concluded that Emanuel didn’t meet the residency requirements. What happens next?

    44 Comments / / Jan 24, 2011 at 1:36 PM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 01.05.11

    * This Kentucky attorney is filing a new brief against the TSA, but not the kind that you’d expect. [Cincinnati Enquirer] * There used to be a street in Chicago named after Rahm Emanuel, but it was changed because nobody crosses Rahm Emanuel and lives. [Clout Street / Chicago Tribune] * Who wants to plug […]

    9 Comments / / Jan 5, 2011 at 9:10 AM
  • Facebook, Hair, Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 01.04.11

    * Hey baby, your placenta or mine? Four nursing students may have aborted their careers due to oversharing on Facebook — and now one of them is suing. [Wall Street Journal] * Like sh*t through a goose: a woman claims she now has digestive problems because she got to second base with Donald Duck. [Washington […]

    10 Comments / / Jan 4, 2011 at 8:57 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 12.14.10

    * A lawyer named Conn created a 3D commercial for potential clients. Too bad his target audience will be purchasing new hips before 3D televisions. [Florida Times-Union] * Normally, you’d end up in the doghouse if you didn’t attend a loved one’s funeral, but Bernie Madoff’s throwing his family a bone on this one. [DealBook […]

    21 Comments / / Dec 14, 2010 at 8:59 AM