Who Owns the Law, Part 2

About 5 years ago, I wrote about Carl Malamud, who was fighting a crusade to open source the law.  His battle continues to this day and the details can be found in this new article from the American Bar Association. Related posts: Who Owns the Law? Everybody...

A Chance Election Win — ADR at work

While Iranians have taken to the street to protest their disputed presidential election results, an election in Arizona was settled in a different sort of way.  In the run-off ballot for the last city council seat, both candidates tied with 660 votes.  To settle the...

Appealing the God Lawsuit dismissal

In an earlier post, I talked about a lawsuit filed against God being thrown out since God was unable to be served.  The Omaha World-Herald reports about the appeal: LINCOLN — A God who is “all-knowing” should know when he’s being sued, even without...

And you thought NJ Justice was slow?

How would you like this system of justice?  In India, the New Delhi High Court has an estimated 466 YEARS of backlog.  Yes, that’s years and it’s not a typo.  And that is the backlog on criminal cases alone.  The court handles all types of cases, including...