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  • Alan Bennett's anthology of six English poets

    … like." Of Betjman, Bennet praises "his marvelous ear for language." But the praise is qualified. "It's the limited language of the middle class, or of those aspiring to be so, but he was a master of it." A very English book. I see that the content relates back to a Channel 4 television programme from the 90s! Still I feel well ahead of things, reading this in the fall of 2014, rather than the spring 2015 publication date set in the US. …

    3 readers - William Carleton/ William Carleton, Counselor @ Law
  • Morning Docket: 10.23.14

    … to know about law firm libraries” in that they’re no longer necessary. [New York Times] * Everyone loves the Sixth Amendment: Thanks to money from Koch Industries, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers will offer better indigent defense training. [WSJ Law Blog] * The judge in Adrian Peterson’s case won’t be replaced, despite…

    3 readers - Staci Zaretsky/ Above the Law
  • Non-Sequiturs: 10.17.14

    … * Congratulations (and good luck) to our nation’s new ebola czar — who happens to be a high-profile lawyer. [ATL Redline] * An update on the Charleston Law/InfiLaw drama. [Post and Courier] * If they had only taken the pink underwear off the patient before he woke up, he wouldn’t have his panties in a bunch. [Huffington Post] * Getting people…

    2 readers - David Lat/ Above the Law
  • Hertel, “The Crescent Remembered”

    … Hertel, “The Crescent Remembered” This December, Sussex Academic Press will release “The Crescent Remembered: Islam and Nationalism on the Iberian Peninsula” by Patricia Hertel (University of Basel). The publisher’s description follows: Contemporary Spain and Portugal share a historical experience as Iberian states which emerged within…

    53 readers - John Boersma/ CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM
  • ASP Book Review: PASS THE BAR EXAM

    … Thursday, October 16, 2014 By lawschool academicsupport There are several new books on the market for Academic Support Professionals and for law students. In a series of posts, I will review a few of those books and some of the tried and true ones that I often turn to when I am in need of some words of wisdom or professional guidance…

    2 readers - Law School Academic Support Blog
  • Haynes, “Faith-Based Organizations at the United Nations”

    … debate and decision-making at the United Nations (UN). Increasing attention on FBOs in this context has followed what is widely understood as a widespread, post-Cold War ‘religious resurgence’, which characterises a novel ‘postsecular’ international environment. One aspect of the new postsecular environment is increasing focus on global public policy at the UN, from FBOs from various religious traditions, especially Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

    11 readers - Stephanie Cipolla/ CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM
  • Non-Sequiturs: 10.15.14

    … * Looks like someone took a lesson from ATL’s Worst Law School bracket and put out a Worst Colleges in America list. We provide a very important service. [NPR] * Converse is suing over 31 alleged Chuck Taylor imitators. Are they mounting a “full court press”? Get it? Yeah there was pretty much no way around that one. [Fashionista] * Lawsuit…

    2 readers - Joe Patrice/ Above the Law
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