Maryland Law Student Says Something Insensitive On Facebook: Starts Firestorm

You need to be really careful about what you say on social media. Whether or not you think that’s fair is irrelevant. It is the world you are living in. Right now, the Maryland Law community is in a tizzy over something some girl said on Facebook. I don’t even know what she said but I’ve gotten four reaction… »10/05/15 1:32pmMonday 1:32pm

Why Is Berkeley Law Segregating Its Black Students?

I don’t envy administrators at institutions of higher learning these days. Anything they do, or don’t do, can piss off the “PC police,” or blacks, or women, or somebody’s deeply held religious belief, or white heterosexual males who feel persecuted because they’re no longer allowed to live in a Mad Men episode. It’s… »10/01/15 12:50pm10/01/15 12:50pm

Do You Save Your Mother Or Your Girlfriend On The Chinese Bar Exam?

In America, a moral quandary about saving your mother or your girlfriend from a burning building would be an adequate paper topic in a freshman ethics course. Most people would get Bs on that paper. The person who writes, “Women are not damsels to be saved by the patriarchy and are quite capable of escaping on their… »9/30/15 12:30pm9/30/15 12:30pm

Gatorade Turns 50: Drink In Its History From The Gridiron To The Courthouse

“We didn’t have Gatorade. That made the difference.” According to Georgia Tech’s football coach, the newly developed concoction of water and electrolytes was the key to the Florida Gators’ victory over the favored Yellow Jackets in the 1967 Orange Bowl. Invented by doctors at the University of Florida fifty years ago,… »9/15/15 11:05am9/15/15 11:05am