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Judge Posner on a frolic of his own: He and his clerks, wandering miles outside the record, dress up like chicken processors

I’ve been trained in doing appellate work to stay within the record. “Trained” really understates it. I’ve had it drilled into me since before I was a lawyer, and, if I were inclined to forget, there’s always appellate courts to remind me.

I’ve also operated under an impression that, where the parties to a […]

New Yorker’s Borowitz Report: “Obama’s plan to pay people enough to eat stirs controversy”

Writes Andy Borowitz:

President Obama has sparked outrage in Congress and renewed calls for his impeachment by signing a daring Presidential memorandum that would pay workers enough to eat.

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