Detours and Frolics: Week of 6/29

The last Detours and Frolics before a summer break (not to worry, we’ll be back the week of July 27) is here, so catch your legal news and miscellany now:

To offset the weightiness of the above bullet, the rest of the stories will lean toward the weird and silly:

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Detours and Frolics: Week of 6/22

Monday means a new collection of legal news and items of interest. Here you go:

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Detours and Frolics: Week of 6/15

Here it is, your weekly batch of legal news and items of interest:

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Detours and Frolics: Week of 6/8

It’s shaping up to be a busy summer in the legal world. Here are some items of interest from the last week:

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Detours & Frolics: Week of 6/1

Welcome to month of dads and grads! Here’s some legal news to start your June:

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Detours and Frolics: Week of 5/18

If you’re not done with finals yet, at least you know the finish line is near. Here are a few bits of legal news to keep you connected to the outside world for the next few days:

  • Dzokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death, though there will no doubt be a lengthy appeals process (The Atlantic)
  • “Is DNA the Next Frontier in Privacy?” (Al Jazeera)
  • A federal judge is considering the release of John Hinkley, the would-be assassin of President Reagan (Washington Post)
  • A dean at the University of Virginia has sued Rolling Stone for how she was portrayed in now discredited story about a rape on the campus (NPR)
  • A retired police officer recalls the Miranda decision and an ensuing DWI arrest (Law Library of Congress)
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Coffee & Snacks During Finals!

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Swing by the 6th floor of the library to refuel with coffee and snacks on the following dates:

  • Monday, May 11 at 8:00 am
  • Wednesday, May 13 at 8:00 am
  • Thursday, May 14 at 3:30 pm
  • Friday, May 15 at 8:00 am
  • Monday, May 18 at 8:00 am
  • Wednesday, May 20 at 3:30 pm

Good luck on finals!

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Detours and Frolics: Week of 5/11

If you can pry yourself away from your outlines and would like a brief distraction, here’s some recent legal news and miscellany of note:

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Detours and Frolics: Week of 5/4

It’s the last day of classes, which means exams are . . . impending. If you need a moment to distract yourself, catch up with recent legal news and miscellany here:

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Detours and Frolics: Week of 4/27

If you need a break from exam prep, here’s some recent legal news and items of interest to distract you for a bit:

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