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Michael Drake
Hollywood, CA
Musician in form, attorney in practice.
Interests: Philosophy. Law. Music. Fish in barrels.
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For the weeks of Aug. 29, Sept. 5, Sept. 12, Sept. 19, & Sept. 26, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Get your updated... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Strange Doctrines
Administrative Note: The Roundup will be on hiatus until September 19. For the week of August 18, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Adverse... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of August 15, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Pot Use Among Colorado Teens Appears to Drop After Legalization (U.S. News... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of August 08, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Summary of Key Data Regarding Retroactive Application of the 2014 Drug Guidelines... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of July 03, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth SCOTUS Focus | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Prisons are terrible, and there’s finally a way to get... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of July 11, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Can a Jury Believe What It Sees? Videotaped Confessions Can Be Misleading... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of August 01, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits The Week in Sausage Making | For the Bookworms News to use FBI errors throw forensic convictions into question... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of July 25, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits The Week in Sausage Making | For the Bookworms News to use Five Things About Deterrence (NIJ/DOJ) USA: Notorious... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of July 18, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits The Week in Sausage Making | For the Bookworms News to use U.S.S.C. votes for full (though slightly delayed)... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of June 27, 2013 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth SCOTUS Focus | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use How SCOTUS Halliburton ruling could have white-collar sentencing echoes (SL&P)... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of June 20, 2014 Administrative note: This early edition of the Roundup will skip opinions released tomorrow; but they’ll be covered in next week’s edition. In this edition: News to Use | New Rules | Top of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of June 13, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth SCOTUS Focus | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Top of the Ninth—Resources for defense counsel in the Ninth... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of June 06, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth SCOTUS Focus | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use New Low in Preference for the Death Penalty (ABC News)... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of May 30, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth SCOTUS Focus | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Fascinating research on federal mortgage fraud prosecutions and sentencing in... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of May 23, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use FBI can begin videotaping interrogations, Department of Justice says (ars technica) (H/T)... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of May 16, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits The Week in Sausage Making | For the Bookworms News to use Federal Judges Are Cutting Rich Tax Cheats... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of May 09, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | New Rules | Top of the Ninth SCOTUS Focus | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Judge Takes Early Step in Clemency Program... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of May 2, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | New Rules | Top of the Ninth | SCOTUS Focus | Short Circuits | The Week in Sausage Making | For the Bookworms News to use... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of April 25, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | New Rules | Top of the Ninth SCOTUS Focus | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Former Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies charged with... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of April 17, 2014 (Administrative note: Cases released on Good Friday will be covered in next week’s edition.) In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth |Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of April 11, 2014 In this edition: New Rules | News to Use | Top of the Ninth | SCOTUS Focus Short Circuits | The Week in Sausage Making | For the Bookworms New rules The Sentencing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of April 03, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | SCOTUS Focus Short Circuits | And the Nominees Are... | For the Bookworms News to use Why Whites Support Capital Punishment... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of March 28, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth SCOTUS Focus | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use USSC Chair talks up “A Generational Shift for Drug Sentences”... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of March 21, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Report: hundreds of federal prosecutors (whose identities are shielded) have been disciplined... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of March 14, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Holder: Prosecutors won’t object to application of proposed guidelines changes for low-level... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2014 at Strange Doctrines