Law professors can be so naive

October 11, 2020

With an update on October 14th . . .

Doug Wardlow’s blogging while clerking scandal

October 27, 2018

A lawyer’s perspective


On comments

April 9, 2017

Transportation and the Supreme Court

DJ has a sad

April 3, 2017

D.J. Tice may be excused for fawning over Supreme Court nominee, the great wooden cigar store Indian, Neil Gorsuch. D.J. criticized (with some justification) the grandstanding Democrats and the blubbering, grandstanding Republicans at the recent hearing on the Gorsuch nomination. To me, the reason that Gorsuch should be rejected is not because of a frozen […]

The Supreme Court is the most important issue!

May 18, 2016

No, it’s not, not even close

Aw, he was just snoring

June 30, 2015

Please see the update(s) below. Just before donning their flip flops and sunglasses and heading out the door for the summer, the conservative majority on the Supreme Court gave Sammy Alito — who frankly has been waiting in the wings a lot in the waning days of the session — his spot in the sunshine, […]

Stamping out pockets of resistance

June 27, 2015

Please see the recent update 10/4. From the majority opinion in Obergefell v. Hodges, the gay marriage decision: The nature of injustice is that we may not always see it in our own times. The generations that wrote and ratified the Bill of Rights and the Fourteenth Amendment did not presume to know the extent of freedom […]

Free at last! Free at last!

January 22, 2014

The Viking stadium is litigation-free today – Michele Kelm-Helgen

A legend in her own mind

August 9, 2013

Behold the power of delusion

Scalia, um, explained

July 3, 2013

There were two op-eds in the Star Tribune on July 3rd, purporting to unpack Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s thinking. One is by Cass Sunstein, and the other is by Noah Feldman. They’re both professors at the Harvard Law School. I am sure the professors are much more familiar with the oeuvre of the longest […]

I got this

Health care law upheld

June 28, 2012

The implications for Minnesota

Appeals court reverses decision prohibiting mega-tower next to BWCA

June 18, 2012

Minnesota Supreme Court review may be next