Tweet, Tweet

A student recently asked how to cite to a tweet.  While the 19th edition of the Bluebook does not explicitly cover citing a tweet, it does offer some guidance in Rule 18.2.2, The Internet, Electronic Media, and Other Nonprint Resources.  Here is what we did: We...

A list that lawyers can love.

People love lists.  From the Top Ten Foods for Long Time Storage to the Top Ten EPA Rated Vehicles for 2011 we all love lists.   David Kope is currently soliciting suggestions for which casebook should be ranked as the most influential casebook. “One way to judge...

“The Captain’s Daughter”

On September 28, 1850, the U.S. Navy outlawed flogging. Don’t you hate when you miss an important date? “The US Naval Academy museum explains however, that although the flogging of enlisted sailors ended in 1850, the “cat” was used at the Academy until much later....

Tick, tick, tick…….

Noted in The Australian:    “A time bomb that has been ticking for three and a half decades is about to detonate. Under a US copyright law from 1978, artists who sold themselves to the recording companies could reclaim their copyright, and the precious royalties that...

In the Navy….

“In the Navy” is a 1979 hit song by the Village People.  It is also the title of a 1941 film starring the comedy team of Abbott and Costello.  “Here’s a restored 11 minute clip from a long believed to be lost 1915 documentary on the US Navy. It...