Friday, April 27, 2007

Whatever Helps You Make It Through Finals

2L: I accidentally dutch ovened myself.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

you can fool some of the people all of the time

From oral arguments on McCain-Feingold:

Part I
Justice Souter: "So your position is that we ignore context because the voters aren't smart enough to have a context?"(Responding to attorney for the petitioner's argument that polls show most Americans don't know who the vice president is.)

Part II
Kennedy makes a plea for considering context too, but it appears to be chiefly an effort to get the words "biker bar" into the transcript.

Via Dahlia Lithwick

Monday, April 23, 2007

seppaku is painless

Prof: I would have given you this particular exam question I used last year, but I thought you might all commit hara kiri after reading it.

2L: I wouldn't kill *myself*.