Watch Trump's Shitty Judicial Nominee Historically Bungle Every Single Question

A now-viral video of GOP Senator John Kennedy (R-Louisiana) grilling one of Trump’s judicial nominees revealed nominee Matthew Peterson—an FEC commissioner with no trial experience—to be excruciatingly incapable of answering basic questions about the law. Following this display, one in a string of embarrassingly…

Your Dog Is Legally Not Your Kid, No Matter How You Treat It, According to Canadian Judge

I treat my cat like my adult son—he’s an artistic, fierce-willed boy capable of anything he sets his mind to, and I make it my mission to fill him with a confusing mixture of overblown praise about his genius, and insults about his mediocrity to knock him down a peg and make sure he has wholly realistic expectations…

How Dean Strang and Jerry Buting Are Making Criminal Justice Reform Sexy

There is something uniquely odd about sitting in a theater of good-looking, affluent young people applauding the idea of increasing the number of well-trained, well-paid public defenders in the United States, but that’s what you’ll get at Dean Strang and Jerry Buting’s 20-city “Conversation on Justice” speaking tour.

Chinese Judicial Exam Asks Lawyers Whom They'd Save First in a Fire: Their Moms or Girlfriends 

People entering careers as lawyers and judges in China are faced with an interesting moral quandary while taking the national judicial examination. On the exam, among questions about contract negotiations, lawsuits, and damages, test-takers are asked directly about who they would save in a fire, their mothers or their…