August 7 roundup

by Walter Olson on August 7, 2013

  • 7th Circuit cites Rumpelstiltskin; quashes plaintiff’s bid to turn straw to gold [Legal Ethics Forum]
  • “One of the most prolific writers and tweeters in the online legal world. A must read.” Thanks Jim D. [Abnormal Use, and his suggestion about ABA best-blawg nominations is worth heeding]
  • “… as if compliance departments actually are associated with law-abiding behavior…” [Ira Stoll]
  • Sex extortion lawyer Mary Roberts won’t have to pay restitution [MySanAntonio, background]
  • Guess who’s the big new lobby fighting marijuana legalization? Medical-pot providers [Politico]
  • “Woman awarded $775,000 after tripping on speed bump at a Vegas casino” [Calgary Herald]
  • Some thoughts on “libertarian populism” [Jesse Walker, Josh Barro/Tim Carney]

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1 wfjag 08.07.13 at 12:36 pm

So the Med Pot dealers oppose legalization. Meanwhile, the other shoe drops:
DEA Raids Legal Marijuana Dispensaries In Seattle: Small Business Owners ‘Humiliated’ In Power Struggle Between State And Feds (July 25, 2013)
http://www.medicaldaily.com/articles/17768/20130725/dea-raids-washington-marijuana-dispensaries-marijuana-legalization.htm

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