Thursday, November 5, 2009

Why legal blogs are better than law reviews

Because you can write sentences like this:
Indeed, since the en banc decision was handed down, it seems that every conference and informal gathering in the field eventually morphs into trying to figure out what the majority was smoking opinion means, how judges should comply with it, how law enforcement should respond to it, and whether and how long it will be until it is overturned.
Here's the possibly drug-induced controversial opinion by the Ninth Circuit in United States v. Comprehensive Drug Testing.

3 comments:

  1. That and the fact that blogs can respond so much faster than law reviews and even break legal news.

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  2. Kate Gosselin's UterusNovember 5, 2009 at 6:39 PM

    Blogs may be better, but I still wish you would do more bluebooking.

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  3. It is very cool that two of the 11 Circut Judges on this case are O'Melveny alumna.

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