Without a doubt, Judge Shira Scheindlin has a way with understatement. During closing arguments in Floyd v. New York, the stop and frisk trial finishing up in the Southern District, the court said the obvious aloud.
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Observing that only about 12 percent of police stops resulted in an arrest or summons, Judge Scheindlin, who is hearing the case without a jury, focused her remarks on Monday on the other 88 ...
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Monday: Confer with FNA Board to discuss PTSSD grant, which involves a significant amount of money coming into the neighborhood for civic projects<< MORE >>
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There is an interesting lawsuit against an academic institution in Colorado. Spanish-speaking custodial workers at the Auraria Higher Education Center in Colorado are suing over the failure of the Center to give them instructions in Spanish — alleging that they have faced unsafe conditions over the use of English rather than Spanish. The case suggests that the use of Spanish can not only be legally ...<< MORE >>
When it comes to regulating the legal profession, why is it that only lawyers call the shots?It's not asked merely as a rhetorical question, but a prelude to the latest bit of academic intrusion into things they don't firmly grasp and serve to distract from the alternative reality where academics clean up their own nasty mess.