Once again, the cold weather has sapped me of any desire to post early in the morning. So, for the second week in a row, I give you the evening edition of Monday morning jumpstart. Thanks for bearing with me.
- Starting at the very beginning, which is a very good place to start, Appellate Law and Practice points us to this very campy, yet informative re-enactment (yes, re-enactment) of the events leading up to Marbury v. Madison, a case whose importance was lost to me in law school.
- From Bob Ambrogi comes the news that a new database has gone online that might just put Lexis and Westlaw out of business. Public.Resource.org has made available 1.8 million pages of federal caselaw for free.
- NPR has this story on California legislation that bans life sentences for juveniles.
- SL&P brings us this article on the various positions of the remaining presidential candidates on crime and the death penalty.
- Apparently, in CT, DUI is not a “crime” and some legislators are pondering whether to make it one.
- Mark Bennett asks what makes a subpoena legal.
- EyeID reports that the GA House Committee approves eyewitness id reforms.
- Norm Pattis goes to battle, armed with the 4th Amendment.
- Scott echoes my sentiments about an ABA measure calling for prosecutorial ethics.
- The Faculty Lounge is open. Yay.
- Blonde Justice is not happy in private practice. Methinks she needs to return to being a pd.
- Woman of the Law lashes out after being called a liar…by a judge.
- The Scoplaw wonders if it’s advantageous to out yourself as a pd to a jury.
- CDW’s weekly roundup is here.
That’s all folks! Don’t forget to vote in my poll to the right to let me know who you are!