March 3 roundup

by Walter Olson on March 3, 2009

  • “Illinois trial lawyers take a swing at youth baseball” [Curt Mercadente, Illinois Civil Justice League]
  • Luzerne County, Pa. scandal: “Court Filing Says Former Judge Met With Felons Twice a Month” [Legal Intelligencer]
  • You’d think Obama could find some person without major-league trial lawyer connections for the cabinet seat on health, but you’d be wrong [Wood, PoL, on Kathleen Sebelius, and earlier on Tom Daschle]
  • Remember the many times when town officials do or say something arguably racist and the U.S. Department of Justice opens an investigation? Doesn’t seem to happen with the Detroit City Council [Nolan Finley, Detroit News]
  • Copyright enforcement doesn’t scale and that’s another reason its future looks bleak [David Post @ Volokh]
  • Thought it wasn’t going to happen? “Some Passengers Mull Lawsuits Over Life-Saving US Airways Crash-Landing” [ABA Journal, WSJ law blog, earlier here and here]
  • Sex shop that suddenly appeared in genteel Old Town Alexandria, near D.C. is sort of the zoning equivalent of a spite fence [WaPo]
  • Claim of British researchers: lawyers’ IQ-point edge over general public has declined over last decade [The Lawyer]

{ 1 comment }

1 Todd Rogers 03.03.09 at 9:36 am

Detroit: Here’s a guy who clearly shows no cowardice when discussing race. I think AG Holder might need to open an investigation and appoint a special counsel on this guy.

Comments on this entry are closed.