Not the usual story about the Koch brothers.
One more step toward a Supreme Court resolution?
Sherif Girgis, a leading academic opponent of same-sex marriage, recognizes that laws banning it discriminate on the basis of gender. But he denies that it should be subject to the same heightened scrutiny as other forms of sex discrimination by state governments. His rationale for that conclusion is unpersuasive.
A cautionary tale for our law student readers.
School superintendent says: "Because there are two victims of the teacher’s actions in our building, the wearing of ‘Free T’ constitutes bullying/creating a hostile environment, according to the new state bullying laws."
I often used to tell the law students in my classes that they should read more poetry, because nothing hones one’s skill at extracting meaning from text better than reading poetry, and extracting meaning from texts is one of the things lawyers have to do, all the time. While this isn’t precisely what I had in […]
An unconstitutional viewpoint-based restriction on traveler speech.
Why I'm skeptical of proposed reforms.
David Carr at NYTimes.com had a very interesting piece yesterday about the disruption occasioned by recent announcements by CBS and HBO that they will distribute more of their programming directly to consumers over the Internet (now that an early disruptor – Netflix – has established proof of concept – it can be done, and it can […]
"[A]ny person that subjects themselves to that type of political activity becomes a public person and does expect to have some criticism and some annoying references being made to him or her during the course of their campaigns."