It is a warm 74 degrees as I type this. I love summer. Sorry there was no Jumpstart this morning, but I had to be in early. Here’s what I would have posted, if I had the time:
- Susan Cartier Liebel asks if we’re workaholics and reminds us to enjoy life.
- Ken Lammers at CrimLaw is on a roll (and I mean roll). Over 80 posts in 2 days. Beat that Scott!
- Via CrimProf, a new paper on the meteoric rise of the need for “closure” in the criminal justice system.
- Mark Bennett writes about the impact of the advancement in DNA science and human behavior.
- Anne Reed reminds us to always be prepared during jury selection.
- EvidenceProf engages in an interesting discussion of the rape-shield laws and the exceptions thereto.
- Yet another flawed ID leading to another exoneration.
- Grits reflects on the mess in Texas.
- Giles v. California will be argued tomorrow, focusing on forfeiture and the Confrontation Clause. Prof. Friedman has a preview here.
- NJ’s Supreme Court rules that an internet user has a right to privacy.
- This week’s Blawg Review is about law and virtual worlds.
- Norm Pattis tells us why we need to videotape all interrogations.
- Scott comments on the Federal government’s disturbing announcement that it will start collecting DNA from arrestees. My comments on a similar CT bill here.
- Luke Gilman thinks the ban on classroom internet may not be such a bad idea.
- Orin Kerr’s critique of the Middle District of Florida’s decision striking down the Adam Walsh Act as unconstitutional.
- David Giacalone at f/k/a asks if you’ve ever been punched by a client.
- And finally, there’s this little story about this little blog.
Enjoy the rest of the day!
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