LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — What’s up with Nebraska? The state is among the nation’s most conservative, with Republicans controlling all of state government. But by the time the legislative session had ended last week, lawmakers had repealed the death penalty, legalized licenses for certain immigrants brought to the country illegally as children, raised the state [...]
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How complicated can it be to take a photograph of a book cover for the purpose of posting it on Instagram? Fairly complicated, particularly for those trying to create an image in what has become known as “bookface” style. Bookface involves strategically lining up your face or another body part alongside a book cover that [...]
New computer-driven research suggests that Supreme Court justices are getting grumpier, according to a new study by scholars at Dartmouth and the University of Virginia. Read the article on the study here.
Law schools across the country are facing their lowest enrollment numbers in years, causing some to slash their budgets and revamp their programs in an effort to attract students worried about finding a job in a diminished legal industry. Just over 41,000 people applied to go to an accredited U.S. law school in the most [...]
April 7 is a day celebrated nationally by beer lovers as a big anniversary near the end of Prohibition in 1933, when legal beer sales returned in the United States for the first time in 13 years. Read the full article in the Constitution Daily blog here.
During a meeting with the Creighton Law School staff, dean-elect Paul McGreal mentioned an article entitled “You Gotta Pay the Pig.” It begins as follows: Once upon a time, there was a young, optimistic dean. Different ideas-terrific, embrace them! Projects-wonderful. New challenges; bring them on. Personality-open-minded, charitable, prepared to think the best of [...]
In one of football’s last-gasp comeback plays, the “Hail Mary” pass, the losing team’s quarterback rolls back and launches the football as far as possible hoping one of his receivers can—as in the answer to a prayer—haul in the toss and win the game. In Oklahoma last December, a high school district attempted the legal [...]
Several states already allow students to carry guns on college campuses and several more are considering it. What do you think? Read an article on the subject here.
The case, Yates v. United States, was published February 25th. The citation occurred in the dissent which was written by Justice Kagan. You can read the case here. The specific citation is to Dr. Seuss, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (1960).