Category Archives: Law, suits and order

Other people’s legal problems, aside from my own.

Are you going to vote for the polls or a person? Part 2?

Forgot to mention one of my standards for a candidate is a law degree and, preferably, some experience practicing as a lawyer. If no law degree, a major in history, political science and/or government is second. Because legislation is law. … Continue reading

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Further evidence that the DEA is a waste of our money and lays waste to our morals

From John Ross’s summary of court decisions in the Volokh Report: In a “reverse sting operation,” police encourage a target to participate in a fictitious crime and then arrest the target for conspiracy. DEA agents in the Southern District of … Continue reading

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Recusal: and so it begins…

As justifiable anger has erupted over the GOP rush to confirm radically right wing and, in my view, intellectual and academic mediocrities to the federal courts, I started musing about recusal. I know that recusal is entirely a personal choice … Continue reading

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