Non-Sequiturs: 04.08.18 | Above the Law

* Remember the “revealed preferences” legislation university rankings that debuted previous year? Christopher Ryan and Brian Frye have issued the 2018 version. [SSRN]

* And C.J. Ryan offers nevertheless another established of legislation university rankings, this time centered on “value added” (identical in philosophy to the ATL rankings, but Ryan’s top 10 is extremely distinct from ours). [SSRN]

* If brevity is the soul of wit, then Supreme Courtroom viewpoints are obtaining fewer and fewer witty Adam Feldman has the data to establish it. [Empirical SCOTUS]

* A critical danger to political speech and election integrity, according to media legislation pro Charles Glasser: the weaponization of copyright legislation. [Daily Caller]

* Andy Oldham, President Trump’s most up-to-date Fifth Circuit nominee, is extremely, extremely intelligent — and extremely, extremely conservative. [Texas Tribune]

* The most up-to-date headline-building circumstance taken care of by legendary litigator Ed Hayes is a doozy — involving a previous splendor queen, a hedge-fund magnate, an ostrich farm, and… an STD. [New York Post]

* Interested in constitutional legislation and possessed of a progressive viewpoint? Here’s a excellent job opportunity you ought to examine out. [Constitutional Accountability Center]

DBL square headshotDavid Lat is editor at large and founding editor of Higher than the Regulation, as very well as the writer of Supreme Ambitions: A Novel. He formerly worked as a federal prosecutor in Newark, New Jersey a litigation associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and a legislation clerk to Judge Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain of the U.S. Courtroom of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. You can link with David on Twitter (@DavidLat), LinkedIn, and Facebook, and you can arrive at him by e-mail at

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