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You Can’t Make This Stuff Up.

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On June 27, 2008
Stories like this make Jon Stewart’s and Stephen Colbert’s jobs too easy. Larry Craig and David Vitter have just co-sponsored the “Marriage Protection Amendment” — a law that would “protect” the sacred institution that is heterosexual marriage. An institution they have so honored. I shit you not. Ah, I just love the hypocrisy of the […]

Pick Him, John!

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On June 26, 2008

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, who has been mentioned as a short-list candidate for McCain’s veep slot, reacted swiftly to the Supreme Court’s decision in Kennedy yesterday…by sign

On Giles

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On June 25, 2008

In the hubbub over Kennedy & Exxon today, little attention has been paid to Giles v. California, a case on which I worked (for the record, my SCOTUS record is now 1-0). In an opinion by Justice S

The Brits: More Puritanical Even Than Us?

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On June 24, 2008
The Guardian is reporting that Heinz has been forced to pull this television ad in response to viewer complaints. From the Guardian: The Heinz Deli Mayo ad has been pulled after less than a week on air after viewers complained to the Advertising Standards Authority that it was “offensive” and “inappropriate to see two men […]

Ah, Saletan

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On June 24, 2008

I should just stop reading him and lump him with MoDo. But alas. I have not. In this installment, Saletan takes on pharmacists who refuse to dispense oral contraception (nevermind emergency contracept

We’re #2!

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On June 19, 2008

Above the Law (the legal tabloid run by David Lat, he of Underneath their Robes fame) has published its list of Top 10 Legal Songs. And guess what? We’re #2. Not bad, eh? Though I think #1 was t

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Misnomer of the Day: Freedom Dorm

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On June 16, 2008
Freedom Dorm. Sounds like a nice, hippie-ish, free loving place to live on some liberal college campus, no? Bard? Oberlin? But no. Instead, Freedom Dorm is the name of a high-security youth detention facility in Texas that currently houses 150 girls (of the approximately 14,000 who are incarcerated on any one night). Freedom Dorm is […]
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