Category Archives: J. Judge and courtroom

Warning: do not marry a woman who…well, better read this

From John Ross’s summary of court decisions on Volokh Report: If you marry a woman who, as a condition of probation, has agreed to let the police conduct a warrantless search of her home at any time, it’s probably not … Continue reading

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Just to prove to doubters I can get outraged every minute of every day

Woman calls 911 when her ex-husband (who had repeatedly attacked and threatened to kill her) breaks into her Dallas home. For 17 minutes, she screams for help on the phone. But police take nearly an hour to arrive, after making … Continue reading

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The reality of appealing a verdict to a higher court

Got this from John Ross’s review of federal circuit decisions: “This court once observed, ‘[w]hen a party comes to us with nine grounds for reversing the district court, that usually means there are none.’ [Plaintiff] comes to us with twenty-seven.” … Continue reading

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