* The Federalist Society is proposing a court-packing scheme because that’s what the Founders would have, you know, never wanted. [Think Progress] * A deep dive into Justice Kennedy’s likely role in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. [Empirical SCOTUS] * New York may not be having a constitutional convention, but that’s not going to stop the … Continue reading “Non-Sequiturs: 11.17.17”
Biglaw Lawyers Are Charging Lots Of Money: So they always have to be on. The Fallout Over Harvey Weinstein Continues: David Boies loses another client. What Is Going On At Valpo Law? The school is considering its options. Judicial Nominee Apparently Supports The KKK: Yeah, apparently there is somewhere lower to go than “ghost hunter.” … Continue reading “You Gotta Be On Your Game — See Also”
Can anyone tell me what happened on November 3rd ? No, it wasn’t my birthday, was it yours? Here’s what has happened on various November 3rds in history: Henry VIII became head of the Church of England in 1534; John Adams was elected the second President of the United States in 1796; Ulysses S. Grant … Continue reading “Someone Needs To Invent ‘Global Pay Your Lawyer Day’”
NO, FLORIDA STATE LAW STUDENT, THAT’S NOT HOW THIS WORKS: Normally, I’d be on the side of adult law students complaining about a “dry” campus meant to thwart underage drinking. Universities need not reduce everything to the level of stupid kids. But this response from one Florida State law student is the dumbest excuse to … Continue reading “These Lawyers Here Are Being Dumb As All Hell — See Also”
Mercedes Colwin via Fox News As the sexual harassment and assault allegations are piling up against powerful men in entertainment, politics, Silicon Valley… and well everywhere in between, there has been increased visibility of #metoo stories and corresponding calls to believe the women and men who are brave enough to speak out. Gordon & Rees … Continue reading “This Biglaw Partner’s Insulting Appearance On Fox News”
This past weekend, as the clocks fell back we gained an extra hour. And since it usually takes a couple of days to acclimate to the time change, most of us ought to be able to take advantage of that extra hour each day this week. So this week, the theme of MyShingle is “The … Continue reading “MyShingle Theme Week: The Power Of An Extra Hour”
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