Non Sequiturs: 11.18.18

* Walter Dellinger and Marty Lederman offer their analysis of the Office of Legal Counsel memo, written by Assistant Attorney General Steve Engel, on the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as Acting Attorney General. [Just Security] * WWRMD: What Would Robert Mueller Do, in the event that he’s fired by Matt Whitaker? His options would be …

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Morning Docket: 11.13.18

* Matt Whitaker releasing opinion supporting Matt Whitaker. Well, that’s settled then. [Wall Street Journal] * Tesla loses securities lawyer. They’d best take Elon’s Twitter machine away from him until further notice. [LA Times] * I dunno, this still seems cheaper than an actual ticket. [Law360] * Man with pet alligator calls Jungle Law to …

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Morning Docket: 11.09.18

* Matt Whitaker thinks Marbury v. Madison should be overturned. We truly live in the dumbest timeline. [National Law Journal] * Heightened security as Kavanaugh formally joins the Court. That’s a good idea, he seems like a dangerous man. [NPR] * Amazon really excited about its new role as a leader in wrongly convicting people. …

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Morning Docket: 11.08.18

* Is Matt Whitaker’s appointment as Acting Attorney General even legal? Well, Justice Thomas certainly doesn’t think so. [Twitter] * Associate signing bonuses are on the decline according to a new report. On the other hand, we’ve heard about more firms offering payouts to make associates whole on bonuses when jumping firms, and I’m not …

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