Pocket Nondisclosure Agreement Notepad

Published on Jun 17th, 2010 by

For the client who likes to overshare on the go, the good People of Resource got a chance to show off their Pocket Nondisclosure Agreement Notepad at Atlanta’s Yall & Us design fair.

Pocket Nondisclosure Agreement Notepad via Coolhunting
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Volunteers needed…

Published on Jun 9th, 2010 by

There’s an analogy for law students in here somewhere, but I’m going to wait until after taking the bar before doing any existential self-analysis.

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LSU’s Assault and Flattery Reveals How Professors Really Grade

Published on May 9th, 2010 by

Law school exam season is upon us. One more to go for me. This spoof from LSU’s Assault and Flattery will either give you a little hope or extinguish it entirely.

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Law School L’Existence

Published on Apr 29th, 2010 by

Wow, some serious procrastination going on up at Wash U. Law. I may have started a novel or two during finals time but delving into artsy french noir cinema, that’s another level. Via Nancy Rapoport

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Powerpoint: Cruel… but Unusual?

Published on Apr 27th, 2010 by

The Eighth Amendment of our Constitution prohibits cruel and unusual punishment. Aside from the jurisprudential gloss the phrase has acquired over time, it’s an odd one. Sure, let’s prohibit needlessly cruel punishments but only if they’re unusual? Why carve out constitutional protection for time-honored methods of torture but prevent innovations in cruelty? Rob Cottingham provides an excellent example:

If you’ve sat through enough of these, there’s no doubt that powerpoint can meet the cruelty prong and yet it’s the sheer ‘usualness’ of it, the part that makes it so intolerable when yet another deer-in-the-headlights presenter nervously recites to us every line of their godforsaken slides, that allows powerpoint to continue its reign of terror.

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Dilbert, the News Cycle, and the misplaced prototype 4G iPhone

Published on Apr 26th, 2010 by

Dilbert author Scott Adams posted some great cartoons on his blog following the lost prototype fiasco at the world’s most secretive tech company.

According to Adams these cartoons will never make the newspapers, not because they’re any less funny than the ones that will, but because the newspaper pipeline is simply too slow and cumbersome to accommodate comics based on today’s lighting-fast news cycle.

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Speech and Independence: Lawrence Lessig on Citizens United

Published on Apr 15th, 2010 by

Lessig’s powerpoint is truly a marvel; his take on the consequences of Citizens United is both accessible and insightful.

07 April 2010: The Hugo Black Lecture at Wesleyan. This talk addresses Citizens United and the relevant speech interests that should justify campaign finance regulation. But given the Court’s judgment, these justifications must await constitutional revision.

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