Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine)

* Will Senator Susan Collins be persuaded by the marketing campaign to get her to vote towards Decide Brett Kavanaugh? Ed Whelan has his doubts. [Bench Memos / National Review]

* Talking of the Supreme Courtroom, Adam Feldman identifies his “Supreme Courtroom All-Stars” (2013-2017): the legal professionals and regulation corporations with essentially the most arguments — and wins — earlier than the excessive courtroom. [Empirical SCOTUS]

* Greg Lukianoff and Adam Goldstein supply ideas for safeguarding freedom of speech on faculty campuses, impressed by a brand new e-book, The Coddling of the American Mind (affiliate hyperlink) by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt. [Volokh Conspiracy / Reason]

* Charles Glasser to information organizations, as regards to self-policing: do higher. [Daily Caller]

* How ought to we consider the success of regulation agency mergers? Madhav Srinivasan of Hunton Andrews Kurth has some ideas on methodology. [Law.com]

* And Orin Kerr gives a proposal for making use of the Fifth Modification privilege towards self-incrimination to compelled “decryption” of a locked telephone, pc, or file. [SSRN]

* Talking of privateness, Google is taking some warmth in Arizona over its alleged apply of recording location knowledge of Android gadget house owners even when they opted out of such monitoring. [Washington Post]

* Relating to studying the right way to combine expertise into the supply of authorized providers, American regulation corporations can study a factor or two from the Brits — as the newest transfer by CMS suggests. [Artificial Lawyer]


DBL square headshotDavid Lat is editor at giant and founding editor of Above the Legislation, in addition to the writer of Supreme Ambitions: A Novel. He beforehand labored as a federal prosecutor in Newark, New Jersey; a litigation affiliate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz; and a regulation clerk to Decide Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain of the U.S. Courtroom of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. You possibly can join with David on Twitter (@DavidLat), LinkedIn, and Facebook, and you may attain him by e-mail at [email protected].

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