Kaitlyn Lawes Headlines

  • Editorial: Florida law falling behind as attitudes, law rapidly changing on weed and hemp

    These could be heady times for the future of marijuana in Florida.For one thing, a pair of court cases may soon loosen the cramped system that the Florida Legislature invented to implement 2016’s Amendment 2, the voters’ change to the state constitution that [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • Founding Fathers intended impeachment to include presidents who break the law to get elected: Law professor

    Harvard law professor Noah Feldman suggested in an interview with CNN that the Founding Fathers of the United States intended impeachment to cover election crimes. In an interview that aired on Sunday, Feldman talked to CNN’s Fareed Zakaria about the role of impeachment in the case of obstruction of justice, which may have occurred when President Donald Trump fired then-FBI Director James Comey over an investigation into election malfeasance. “My own view is he could

    Raw Story
  • Failed white supremacist "law-and-order" Toronto mayoral candidate is now breaking the law by selling Canadian coat-of-arms merch

    Faith Goldy is the white supremacist who failed in her bid for mayor of Toronto (despite an endorsement from US white supremacist Congressman Steve King); during her campaign, she unsuccessfully sued Canadian media monopolist Bell Media for refusing to run her ads, saddling her with an order to pay $43,117.90 in Bell's legal fees. Goldy's racism has gotten her kicked off of Paypal and Patreon, which rules out the easy options for crowdfunding, so she's turned to selling merchandise that...

    Boing Boing
  • No rehearing for Louisiana abortion law

    A divided federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a decision upholding Louisiana's law requiring that abortion providers have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. The New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit

  • Cartoon: Law and order on the border

    Follow me on Twitter at @MattBors and check out the comics magazine I’ve launched at The Nib.

  • At Least One Cheer for Law Reviews

    Any well-published law professor can recite a litany of complaints about law reviews, the generally student-edited journals where most legal scholarship is published. For example, the students require citations for opinions, or for well-known facts; students get to select the articles they publish, but don't have the expertise to do so; and the bluebook citation system most law reviews follow is much too cumbersome, and requires way too many explantory parentheticals. One advantage law reviews...