117: Coarsening
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November 11, 2016
The election. And then viewer mail on media for scholarship and ideas, suspense and emotional salience in judicial opinions, and a little more. This show’s links: Oral Argument 106: Legal Asteroid Robert Bolt, A Man for All Seasons David Souter on the Danger of America’s “pervasive civic ignorance” (video) Oral Argument 105: Bismarck’s Raw Material (guest Tim Meyer) Oral Argument 112: Quasi-Narrative (guest Simon Stern) Popov v. Hayashi Oyez page for NFIB v. Sebelius (select Opinion Announcement, part 1, for the relevant portion of the hand-down) Oral Argument 113: The Entrails of Fowl (guest Charles Barzun) Paul Horwitz, On “The Troublesome Use of Photographs … and Other Images” in Federal Court Opinions Blackmun’s dissent in DeShaney v. Winnebago County Department of Social Services Jamal Greene, Pathetic Arguments in Constitutional Law The Oral Argument Index David Ziff, The Worst System of Citation Except for All the Others