Non-Sequiturs: 04.29.18 | Above the Law

Kirkland & Ellis’s Chicago headquarters – but K&E has absolutely transcended its Chicago roots (picture by MusikAnimal by using Wikimedia).

* Kirkland & Ellis raiding Cravath is now officially “a thing” it’s been coated in the newspaper of file. [New York Times]

* Extension requests: not just for regulation college papers, but for cert petitions as well (and there’s no shame in trying to find them they’re usually requested by well known practitioners). [Empirical SCOTUS]

* Want to chat intelligently about the Michael Cohen mess situation with your buddies? Start by reading through this primer on “privileged” compared to “confidential” consumer communications, by Joel Cohen (no relation) and Dale Degenshein. [Law and Crime]

* Boycotts have a venerable record in phrases of the regulation and the 1st Amendment — but they may possibly be losing their performance in the digital age, as pointed out media law firm Charles Glasser points out. [Daily Caller]

* Eugene Volokh flags this fascinating problem (and viewpoint): beneath what conditions does denying a felon the suitable to possess a gun violate the Second Amendment? [Reason / Volokh Conspiracy]

* Has the whole “emotional assist animal” phenomenon absent as well considerably at Yale? [Yale Daily News via Instapundit]

DBL square headshotDavid Lat is editor at substantial and founding editor of Above the Legislation, as well as the author of Supreme Ambitions: A Novel. He formerly labored as a federal prosecutor in Newark, New Jersey a litigation affiliate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and a regulation clerk to Choose Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. You can join with David on Twitter (@DavidLat), LinkedIn, and Facebook, and you can attain him by e mail at

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