Category: Law

  • A Lesson in Constitutional Interpretation

    In light of the current debate on Capitol Hill, the quotation of the day comes from the Supreme Court’s majority opinion in D.C. v. Heller: Some have made the argument, bordering on the frivolous, that only those arms in existence in the 18th century are protected by the Second Amendment. We do not interpret constitutional […]

  • New Member

    I am proud to say that I am the newest member of the National Rifle Association.

  • The First Thing We Do…

    The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers. ~ Dick, in Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part 2, Act IV, Scene 2 I am always amused when I get campaign literature from various folks attempting to smear some candidate or another as “a trial lawyer.” Being a trial lawyer myself, I tend to have a […]

  • Last Day

    As many of you already know, today was my last day as an associate at Baker Botts. I had many great opportunities there over the last three and one-half years and will miss my many wonderful friends, colleagues, and mentors. On June 18, I will be joining the litigation section of Baker Hostetler, here in […]

  • PSA: Houston is turning the red-light cameras back on

    Houston is turning its red-light cameras back on today, but it isn’t happy about it. h/t Swamplot, via Sarah