Posts for April, 2013

Windsor Attorney on Supreme Court DOMA Hearing

April 2, 2013

March 27 (Bloomberg) — Roberta Kaplan, a lawyer representing Edie Windsor, speaks at a news conference in Washington.

Yellow is Always Good and It’s Getting Better…

April 2, 2013

When the Yellow Ribbon Program was established, Stanford Law School made a commitment to provide a match up to $3000 to all students who were Yellow Ribbon eligible.  Soon thereafter, we increased that match to $10500.  A couple of days ago we made the following commitment:  Beginning in the 2013-14 academic year, [...]

Cruel and Unusual Punishment: The Shame of Three Strikes Laws

April 2, 2013

Thanks to a brand-new, get-tough-on-crime state law, Wilkerson would soon be sentenced to life in prison for stealing a pair of plain white tube socks worth $2.50.