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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 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 7 days ago 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
For the week of March 07, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | SCOTUS Focus | Short Circuits | The Week in Sausage Making | For the Bookworms News to use 15 Years In... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of February 28, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth SCOTUS Focus | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Are You A Crappy Litigator? A Self-Assessment Test! (Above the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of February 21, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | New Rules Top of the Ninth |Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Curious DOJ clemency campaign continues through meeting with defense groups (SL&P)... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of February 14, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use How Obama Officials Cried ‘Terrorism’ to Cover Up a Paperwork Error (Wired)... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of February 7, 2014 In this edition: News to Use |Top of the Ninth | Short Circuit | For the Bookworms News to use The Crimes Of Lead (Chemical & Engineering News) (H/T) Eye Contact May Make... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of January 31, 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 Justice... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of January 24, 2014 In this edition: News to Use |Top of the Ninth SCOTUS Focus | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Sway! {The New Art of Persuading Predictably Irrational Jurors} (NAPD) (H/T)... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of January 17, 2013 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 The Center... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of January 10, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms New rules US Sentencing Commission suggests lowering drug guideline sentences across the board! (SL&P) Nearly... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of January 3, 2014 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth |Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Lynne Stewart Released (NPR) Latest USSC quarterly data show (thanks to AG Holder?)... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2014 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of December 27, 2013 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Stanford Researchers: It Is Trivially Easy to Match Metadata to Real People... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2013 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of December 20, 2013. All pertinent holiday greetings are incorporated herein. In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use In Death Penalty’s Steady Decline,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2013 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of December 13, 2013 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | SCOTUS Focus Short Circuits | The Week in Sausage Making | For the Bookworms News to use 18 Los Angeles sheriff’s... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of December 6, 2013 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | SCOTUS Focus Short Circuits | The Week in Sausage Making | For the Bookworms News to use Do police interrogation techniques... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2013 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of November 29, 2013 In this edition: News to Use | New Rules Top of the Ninth | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use Judge Suspends Sentencing of Would-Be Bomber after NSA Revelations (NPR)... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2013 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of November 22, 2013 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 Quick... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2013 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of November 15, 2013 Administrative note: The next edition is scheduled to post on Monday, November 25, 2013. In this edition: News to Use | New Rules Top of the Ninth | SCOTUS Focus | Short Circuits... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of November 8, 2013 In this edition: News to Use | Top of the Ninth | SCOTUS Focus | Short Circuits | For the Bookworms News to use They don’t get to decide on their own that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at Strange Doctrines
For the week of November 1, 2013 In this edition: News to Use New RulesTop of the Ninth SCOTUS FocusShort CircuitsAnd the Nominees Are... The Week in Sausage Making For the Bookworms News to use U.S. death penalty support lowest... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Strange Doctrines