For the past few weeks, I’ve been looking for something to post about, and then I asked myself, What have I been spending way too much time thinking about lately? Basketball, of course, was the obvious answer, and it dawned on me just yesterday: the questions floating out there about Tom Crean’s buyout clause offer me the perfect opportunity to change gears, do something fun, and shake the dust off the old typing fingers. Continue reading How to read a contract, or, The buyout of Tom Crean
Well, there’s pretty much one thing in the news this week – immigration. (Okay, two things, but we’ll tackle Ferguson in another post, if need be.) This is one of those national issues that everyone cares about, including Hoosiers, which is why I’m covering it here. Continue reading What the President can and cannot do on immigration
It’s still early, but it’s looking very likely that the Advance Allen campaign will fail. This is not a big surprise for us. Here’s a quick rundown of what’s at at stake. Continue reading Advance Allen in trouble
No Monday roundup this week. Instead, we’re focused on the election. There are some legal issues that will come out of the results, which we’ll go over as they are announced. Especially paying attention to the Advance Allen campaign.
Sometimes, it feels like you’re just waiting for the hammer to drop, you know? Lots in the news right now, but nothing of really big legal import. At least not earth-shattering newsworthy import. So we’re just waiting for something to happen. In the meantime-
Continue reading Monday Roundup 10/27
A bit of a quiet week when it comes to those kinds of stories that really grab your attention in the legal world. Everyone seems more concerned with Ebola right now than anything else. Still, a few things did happen. Here’s a quick rundown: Continue reading Monday Roundup 10/20
Owing to the holiday (did you remember?), not as much gong on today as a normal Monday. There may be some big news as the week progresses, but for today, just a few interesting tidbits: Continue reading Monday roundup 10/13
This is more of a September Roundup, really. As promised, I am (finally) back. My goal with this blog is to have more in-depth content and less filler, so I might not post every day from here on, but the posts should be longer with more original thought. But I do plan on keeping the Roundup around. Once a week, just to catch things that slipped through the cracks. Continue reading Monday roundup 10/6
Two men were sentenced in separate cases on Friday involving children, one for child abuse and one for molestation. Both received 12 years.
Indiana is currently not enforcing the right-to-work law, after two judges have ruled it unconstitutional. The Governor believes the law will be upheld, but in the meantime, is following the direction of the courts. I think he learned his lesson about messing with judges. H/t ILB.
The Obama administration has come up with new birth control rules that comply with the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling. SCOTUSblog has the details.