Month: October 2011

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On this date in 1676, Nathaniel Bacon, the leader of the movement known as Bacon’s Rebellion, died of dysentery. This effectively ended the rebellion, an event that helped entrench slavery as the labor system of the American South. The first African slaves arrived in Jamestown in 1619, but through the 1640s, it’s unclear whether they […]

Changing the law school climate

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In General
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On October 26, 2011
Over the past few months I’ve found that, when it comes to the crisis facing law students and graduates — and therefore, eventually, law schools — law faculty and administrators tend to fall into four categories, which can be analogized to the categories people fall into regarding their reactions to climate change. (I’m not making […]
Seriously? When Taylor Branch and his wife, Christy, exchanged vows in 1978, Branch had to do more than promise to remain faithful through sickness and health: he also had to give up football. Branch had been a standout high school football player in Atlanta before turning down a scholarship to play at Georgia Tech, but […]

Occupy Oakland

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On October 25, 2011

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Libya, R2P, and Precedent

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In Robert Farley
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On October 25, 2011
Scott Horton has an interesting essay at Foreign Policy discussing the domestic and international impact of the intervention in Libya. The domestic side is mostly right; the international side, not so much: While much of the military operations in Libya were plainly within the mandate of Resolution 1973, some aspects exceeded it. For instance, attacks […]

Scioscia!

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On October 25, 2011

The resounding success of Mike Napoli after years of Mike Scioscia trying his best not to use him and them dumping him for nothing has finally put a dent into the idea that Scioscia is a brilliant man

Moore and Stewart

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On October 25, 2011

One doesn’t usually look to Pop Matters for political essays, but this piece praising Michael Moore and lambasting Jon Stewart is interesting. Michael Moore is one of the few heroes of contempor

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