Law Is The Tentacle Porn Of Post-Graduate Study

Today on Gawker, David Shapiro wrote a love letter to law school. After sharing his personal anecdote about why he loved law school, he remarked that nobody ever told him that he could love law school, which leads inexorably to his conclusion that some other people might love law school. » 7/31/14 2:14pm Today 2:14pm

New Head Of NBA Players Union​ A Wartime Consigliere

The NBA players just elected Michele Roberts to be the new head of their union. As such, Roberts becomes the first woman to head a major sports union. Blah blah, progress, shattered ceilings, yay. » 7/29/14 1:02pm Tuesday 1:02pm

California Law Limits Tackle Practice​

If you ever played high school football, you know that one of the best parts was going out there on a crisp, fall afternoon, and knocking the snot out of your classmates. Full-contact practice allowed you to settle some personal freaking vendettas built up over the day. Hell, even if you were on the receiving end of a… » 7/23/14 5:02pm 7/23/14 5:02pm

AirBnB Grapples With Basic Landlord-Tenant Law​

People in business over the internet like to act like what they are doing is so new and exciting and technologically advanced that the "old rules" no longer apply. Sometimes that's true (chances are my two-year-old will never know what a "newspaper" is). Sometimes it's not (paperless office my ass). » 7/23/14 2:25pm 7/23/14 2:25pm

Confederate License Plates: The Price Of Government Greed

The world of specialty license plates is a complicated intersection of private douchbaggery and governmental robbery. Why do we even have to pay for a license and registration? The government shouldn't be jacking people with a hidden tax — a hidden regressive tax that hits poor people harder than the rich — for the… » 7/16/14 2:15pm 7/16/14 2:15pm

Judge Helps Golden Nugget Screw Winners Out Of $1.5 Million​

Talk about a rigged game. There are many ways to lose all of your money in Atlantic City: at a casino, on the boardwalk, back home at the pharmacy buying expensive herpes medication. But a New Jersey judge invented a whole new way to come out behind: winning at mini-baccarat. » 7/07/14 3:18pm 7/07/14 3:18pm