* The town of Collidge, Arizona, does not understand the establishment clause of the First Amendment… come to think of it, they aren’t real clear on the exercise clause either, but that sure doesn’t stop them from invoking it! [Wonkette]
* Could Volkswagen’s revelation (that they rigged their cars to beat emissions tests but then, in real life, pumped out emissions like a bloated redneck with IBS that’s just been given a lifetime supply of baked beans) mean jail time for executives? [Mother Jones]
* Are you a veteran thinking about law school? First of all, why? But if you’re still interested, check out this upcoming Service to School even in D.C. to get the inside scoop. [Service to School]
* Reagan may have been an actor by trade, but he sure spoke like a lawyer. [Guile is Good]
* Don’t know where to house refugees? How about the former Dachau concentration camps? The eminently practical, yet horrifying German solution. [The Guardian]
* The papal visit starts today, and though expectations are high, there might be a nasty tax implication if the pontiff starts talking up Bernie Sanders too much. [TaxProf Blog]
* When Americans talk about religious freedom, they do not mean Muslim Americans. No duh. [The Atlantic]
* Book excerpt about the intersection of the girl who cried rape and lynching. [Jezebel]
* Still care about the Kim Davis debacle? Well, she might be heading back to jail. [Slate]
* If a Ponzi scheme is operated with Bitcoins, is it still a Ponzi scheme? [Dealbreaker]
David McCullough’s The Wright Brothers serves as an ideal case study on the requirements to innovate; a desire to learn, perseverance, and work ethic. I read it in route to a wonderful opportunity to serve as visiting lecturer for Professor and Parsons Behle & Latimer attorney Randy Dryer’s innovative Technology and Modern Litigation course at […]
The Federal Circuit doesn’t look kindly upon counsel failing to abide by commitments made to the court.
I didn’t know we were living in a world where a “social planner” could get the FBI to start investigating you…
On Wednesday, a law professor wrote a screed objecting to a solicitation to send care packages to troops deployed in Afghanistan. Let me say that again: the professor was pissed off that students were asked if they could send care packages to soldiers serving abroad. Yeah, happy Veterans Day….
Yesterday, we told you about a law firm that left a war veteran without an offer. Today, we are able to confirm that the firm in question was Foley & Lardner. But we also have a correction and some additional details about the situation. Let’s get to the correction first. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported: Matt […]