Truncated transcript from today's SCOTUS argument
courtneymilan: For those of you who don’t want to read the transcript of the oral argument in Hollingsworth v. Perry, which is all of 82 pages long, or whose heads exploded when you tried to read it, I’ve written a helpful summary. It’s available below the jump. This summary is still fairly long, but it’s shorter and I’ve worked to make things as accessible as possible to those without legal...
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[We have to] ensure that in the years ahead we are welcoming the talents of all...– President Obama on the need for comprehensive immigration reform (via barackobama)
I’m almost always excited for school to start. But this break was so good (memories to follow so I can reminisce about them when school makes me want to throw up): -I went to Vegas with “my main bxtches” -I saw my best friends, all from different places -I slept -I read a Really Good Book (The Goon Squad; recommended) -I saw the best movie, ever (Les Miserables) and...
In 2012, I graduated from Cal, started law school, and kicked my decades-long nailbiting habit. It was a good year.
How I feel after too many hours of studying for...
Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought...– Karl Lagerfeld (via modernise)
I cured myself of shyness when it finally occurred to me that people didn’t...– Lucille Ball (via herekitty)
sometimes law school makes me sad because i miss my boyfriend and i have to edit and bluebook my entire stupid memo tomorrow and outlines don’t make themselves and i’m sick of pizza but i’m positive that’s what they’re serving at the lunch meeting tomorrow. but then i realize that the new one direction cd comes out a day before my birthday; life truly is good. ...
Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do...– Kurt Vonnegut (via akindofsunlight)
Robert Reich: If You Succumb to Cynicism, The... →
robertreich: This is for those of you who consider yourself to be progressive but have given up on politics because it seems rotten to the core. You may prefer Obama to Romney but don’t think there’s a huge difference between the two, so you may not even vote. Your cynicism is understandable. But cynicism is…