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Deputy Editor/Online — The New Republic

Innovations: Touching the Void

foreignpolicy.com — Reality Check Holograms that humans can touch: The very idea conjures up visions of a sci-fi future in which police investigators handle 3-D images of...

Gin, War, and Special Ops

warontherocks.com — Gin has always been closely associated with war. Nicknamed "Dutch Courage" by English soldiers fighting the Catholic Counter-Reformation in the Netherlands, its martial connotation helped make it the commoner's drink. With the addition of anti-malarial tonic water it becamethe symbol of global British Empire. Even Americans invoke this history when they pour one out today.

The Uniform Bar Exam, or UBE, could save the legal profession-go take it.

slate.com — Law schools and the legal job market are having a mutual meltdown. The number of applicants has collapsed, while schools can't seem to control their soaring costs and the industry they feed is drooping like a day-old party balloon. New graduates are desperate for jobs just as clients are desperately...

Towards A Theory Of David Souter

newrepublic.com — David Souter is one of the most private Supreme Court Justices, but this 1993 TNR article by Jeffrey Rosen did a fascinating job of illuminating Souter's inner life: "Have you read Proust?" Justice Souter asked near the beginning of my interview for a clerkship last March.
Mar 09, 2015

"While faculty could be part of the solution to legal education's woes, we are actually the problem." wapo.st/195pcOH @DorothyABrown

Feb 03, 2015

In the future, Law & Order will feature touchable holograms atfp.co/1zxCRpZ Thing I did for the redesigned @ForeignPolicy

Jan 27, 2015

"Two weeks ago, Fidel Castro sent a letter to soccer legend Diego Maradona to quash rumors of his death." wapo.st/1H5Idzw

Nov 04, 2014

The revolution arrives: New York may adopt the Uniform Bar Exam in 2015 at.law.com/T1JyLJ

Oct 18, 2014

RT @FAScientists: A look at presidential administrations and #nuclear disarmament from 1945-2014 & predictions for next 2 years: http://t.…

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