A few times a week, I will post links that may be of interest to our readers.
More than 15 law schools have added gambling law courses to their curriculum.
David Holmberg, a journalist and adjunct professor, talks about receiving teaching evaluations from his students.
A quirky law in Boston will require the city to have a primary election for city council in September to narrow 9 candidates down to 8. The cost: $500,000.
In Chicago, a woman with Holt-Oram Syndrome (undeveloped hands) filed a lawsuit against McDonalds. She claims that the restaurant refused to serve her when she passed the credit card to the employee with her feet.
Jeffrey Rosen asks whether last week’s segregation case will have the same societal altering impact as Brown did in the 1960’s.
Linda Greenhouse summarizes the Supreme Court’s term and its rightward shift.
A new Tennesse law requires everyone to show ID when buying beer.
Barry Schwartz attacks New York City’s cash incentive plan to students, questioning whether monetary motivations will supercede the intrinsic motivations to do well in school.
A new law in Maine will pay college graduates (in the form of tax credits for college loans) to stay in the state.