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  • A Prosecutor’s Perspective

    … weekend’s New Yorker Festival. The panel, moderated by Jeffrey Toobin, focused on writing about murder. Turow’s latest novel, Identical (affiliate link), is about a re-investigation of a murder many years after the fact. …

    2 readers - David Lat/ Above the Law
  • The Marmon Group: A Mini-Berkshire?

    … and analogous case already exists: the Pritzger's Marmon Group. You know you're a corporate law geek if the mere mention of the Marmon Group made you sit up and take notice. The Marmon Group plays a role in 2 classic corporate law stories. Larry mentions one: every student of corporate law should remember the Marmon Group as the bidder in the infamous…

    2 readers - Usha Rodrigues/ Conglomerate
  • Foret, “Religion and Politics in the European Union”

    …Foret, “Religion and Politics in the European Union” This November, Cambridge University Press will release “Religion and Politics in the European Union: The Secular Canopy” by François Foret (Université Libre de Bruxelles). The publisher’s description follows: This book analyzes the place and influence of religion in European politics. François…

    7 readers - John Boersma/ CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM
  • Non-Sequiturs: 10.08.14

    … with a pixie cut. [Corporette] * Enter for a chance to win a Chief Judge Randall Rader bobblehead! Yes, these exist. [Santa Clara Law] * The Zephyr Teachout book tour for Corruption in America (affiliate link) begins. Is your town on the list? [Teachout-Wu] * New Orleans taxpayers spent around $75K traveling judges to conferences and resorts last…

    2 readers - Joe Patrice/ Above the Law
  • Scalia On Sotomayor: ‘I Knew She’d Be Trouble’

    … For aficionados of books about the U.S. Supreme Court, 2014 has been a very good year. The past few months have brought us Uncertain Justice, by Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz; The Case Against the Supreme Court, by Erwin Chemerinsky; Scalia: A Court of One, by Bruce Allen Murphy; and American Justice 2014, by Garrett Epps. (Forthcoming…

    1 readers - David Lat/ Above the Law
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