Sixteen years after I took my high school graduation photo posing with a Con Law casebook, today I walked across the stage to get my JD. I’ve taken the circuitous route to get here, detouring into computer science and teaching in Vietnam, but in the end I made it to law school after all. I […]
Wake me up when final exams are over. Wait, that won’t work if I just sleep through everything. Oh well, get back to me in a week or so and I’ll be much happier.
How I feel when I have to read another Scalia dissent.
Sixteen and a half years ago President Clinton signed the Defense of Marriage Act, enshrining inequality into federal law. As Clinton tells it, he had to sign it because it was a veto-proof majority and any veto would have been overruled anyway, though I rather suspect that it had more to do with the fact […]
By the time I finish this amicus brief research, I really am not going to want to think about DOMA and Prop 8 ever again. It’ll be worth it if it helps sway the mind of a Supreme Court justice though. Speaking of which, I have a hard time wrapping my head around the idea […]
Yay, my trade secrets textbook has a big font in addition to being thin! Less reading is good.
I’m at the point where my brain wants to completely crash, and it’s only Monday of the first week of finals. I think my brain BSOD’d itself, but unlike a malfunctioning Windows 95 system, CTL-ALT-DEL won’t work. And so here I sit looking at animated Doctor Who gifs, which is a wholly unproductive use of my time. […]
Okay, so this Scumbag Scalia meme isn’t an entirely accurate representation of Scalia’s tl;dr on the healthcare law or of his lengthy opinions, but it is an accurate representation of how I feel about having to read his lengthy dissents. And truthiness is what matters, right?