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Victory

I should let everyone know that I am currently leading in Fantasy SCOTUS league. Thank you. UPDATE February 10, 2010: I am still winning and the image has been updated to show the latest scoreboard

Texas Amici Society

Several weeks ago, I started an official organization at the University of Texas called the Texas Amici Society. You can find our website at TexasAmici.org. The experience of writing and filing a brief in Ricci v. DeStefano is one I will not soon forget. I had the incredible fortune of writing on the same side [...]

The ABA Journal breaks down the 25 Greatest Legal Movies of All-Time here. I agree with a lot of it, although there were definitely some rankings that I disagree with (Erin Brockovich too high, A Few Good Men too low.)

I’ve been thinking a lot about the Michael Richards death penalty case. Richard’s attorney’s had computer difficulties and despite notifying the proper authorities, the judge in charge, Judge Sharon ‘Killer’ Keller slammed the door on them and forced the execution to proceed. There are things that we can do. For years now, there has been [...]

Blame Harry Potter

I can only blame Harry Potter for the total lack of updates over the last few days. Harry, his friends, and JK Rowling have temporarily ruined my life and I hold them soley accountable for all the problems that I have ever faced. I’m over the excitement of getting the book and the fast that [...]

In case any of you missed the ending of The Sopranos that occurred a few weeks ago, I just found it on YouTube. The Sopranos has amassed a massive fanbase during its 7 season run and now that the show has ended, we can all expect shows down the road to pay homage to it. [...]

Help!

It looks like all of the court watchers were right. Chief Justice Roberts is going to hand down the school discrimination cases very, very soon. I’m working on a post about them right now. Until then… I think I have a problem- I read the news too often. On top of reading (skimming) the WSJ [...]



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