- Common Cause asks DOJ to look into Scalia + Thomas misconduct in Citizens United Case -- apparently there's some basis for saying that the two should have recused themselves. No idea whether anything will come of this, but the CU case is so chilling that one looks for any hope of warmth...
- Rahm Emanuel booted off ballot in 2-1 Appellate Court decision -- it's something to do with residency, and whether he's a resident of Chicago just because he didn't sell his house there. Josh Marshall says that usually there's an exception for federal service, but again, no idea whether he'll have luck with an appeal here. Or who else might be running that would make a better next king of Chicago.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Things that surprise me
Two developments in the legal world that ingrigue/perplex/amaze me, in various ways: