Journal of Law, v.2, n.3: It is here, featuring issues of: Pub. L. Misc. (James C. Ho & Trevor W. Morrison, eds.) and the Journal of Legal Metrics (Adam Aft, Craig Rust et al., eds.).
Bobblehead forum conveniens: In January our bobbleheadquarters moved downtown, to the Washington, DC office of O'Melveny & Myers LLP. The firm has generously provided the bobbleheads a home base close to the Court where their role models work. Details here.
Good legal writers honored: Our board of advisers has made its selections. For a list of the works of exemplary legal writing from the past year that will appear in the 2013 Green Bag Almanac & Reader, please click here. The Almanac & Reader itself will be in print in a few weeks.
Call for papers closed: Thanks to all the thoughtful scholars who submitted papers for the Green Bag's first micro-symposium, which will be devoted to commentary on Professor Orin S. Kerr’s A Theory of Law, 16 Green Bag 2d 111 (2012).
Green Bag, autumn 2012: It is here, with fine writing by Edward Adams, Julian Aiken, Femi Cadmus, Edward Carter, Orin Kerr, Ira Matetsky, John Orth, John Peschel, Allen Rostron, Fred Shapiro, and J. Harvie Wilkinson, plus our first flipbook, and another adventure of Mr. District Attorney.
Successful starter: Supreme Court Slugger Samuel Alito has thrown the first pitch in two Philadelphia Phillies games, and they have won both. Portrait by John A. Sargent. Statistics by Justin Du Mouchel, Jeremy Greenberg, Tashina Harris, Daniel Rodriguez, Sarah Snider, Craig Rust, and Adam Aft.
Journal of Law, v.2, n.2: It is here, featuring issues of: Chapter One (Robert C. Berring, ed.), The Post (Anna Ivey, et al., eds.), and the Journal of Legal Metrics (Adam Aft, Craig Rust et al., eds.).
Bobblehead opera: Here is our interpretation (directed by Cattleya Concepcion) of a passage from Menotti's The Medium, featuring award-winning soprano Patrice Michaels, the Ensemble of Chicago Opera Theater, Lawrence Rapchak conducting (courtesy of Cedille Records), and, of course, the Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg bobblehead.
Help them with their scholarship: Our new Helpful Scholarship Project gives law professors a chance to tell the Justices (and everyone else) what they ought to be reading.
1 TBG 8: New Thought Bubble Gum is coming soon, with players to be named soon.
Green Bag, Summer 2012: It is here, featuring the Pronouncing Dictionary of the Supreme Court and fine writing by Edward Adams, Alfred Brophy, Edward Carter, Erwin Chemerinsky, Cattleya Concepcion, John Elwood, Nicholas Frankovich, Andrew Frape, and Kyle Graham.
Justice Ginsburg: Her bobblehead, with annotations, is here (featuring, among other cases, U.S. v. Virginia, Eldred v. Ashcroft, Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., and Bobby v. Bies). Certificates are not yet in the mail, but they will be later this summer, when the full shipment of bobbleheads arrives at Green Bag World HQ.
Green Bag, Spring 2012: It is here, with fine writing by James Duane, George Heitczman, John Kane, Curtis Karnow, Pierre Leval, George Liebmann, James Oldham, Cedric Powell, Alice Richards, David Roe, and Laurence Silberman.
Journal of Law, vol. 2, no. 1: This issue incubates one new journal – the Journal of Legal Metrics (Adam Aft, Craig Rust, Alex Mitchell, et al., eds.) – and also features another edition of Jim Ho and Trevor Morrison's Pub. L. Misc. ("Recess Ruckus").
Green Bag, Winter 2012: Vol. 15, no. 2 is here, with fine writing by Harry A. Blackmun, Brian Conlon, Barry Cushman, Edward Gordon, Morris B. Hoffman, Barbara Jaffe, Stephen R. McAllister, James Oldham, Thomas M. Susman, and Douglas P. Woodlock.
1 TBG 7: New Thought Bubble Gum is coming soon, with players to be named later, but not too much later.
Almanac & Reader 2012: The first few pages of the 2012 edition of our Almanac of Useful and Entertaining Tidbits for Lawyers & Reader of Exemplary Legal Writing from the Year Just Passed are here. The complete ink-on-paper Almanac is now in print, and every copy has already been snapped up.
Green Bag, Autumn 2011: The Autumn issue (vol. 15, no. 1) is in print, with fine writing by David Bernstein, Bryan Garner, Todd Peppers, Douglas Woodlock, Leiv Blad, Bob Rains, Avern Cohn, and Stephen McAllister. You can read them all here, now.
Journal of Law, vol. 1, no. 2: This issue incubates two new journals – Chapter One (Bob Berring, ed.) and The Post (edited by Anna Ivey, Howard Bashman, Adam Bonin, Bridget Crawford, Thom Lambert, David Schleicher, and Tung Yin).
Green Bag, Summer 2011: The Summer issue (vol. 14, no. 4) is here, with fine writing by Erwin Chemerinsky, Charles G. Kels, Stephen R. McAllister, John V. Orth, J.W. Verret, Scott J. Silverman, Robert A. James, Ira Brad Matetsky, and Daniel H. Borinsky.
Slugging Originals: Hall of Famer Rick Ferrell (aka Antonin Scalia) with Connie Mack (aka George Washington), John McGraw (aka James Madison), and Spalding's Base Ball Player (aka Alexander Hamilton). Statistics by Benjamin A. Gianforti, Adam Aft, and Craig D. Rust; art by John A. Sargent III.
1 TBG 5 & 6: New pieces of Thought Bubble Gum are coming soon, with players named above.
Justice Clarence Thomas: His bobblehead, with annotations and accesories, is here (featuring, among other cases, Freightliner Corp. v. Myrick, McIntyre v. Ohio Elections Commission, Weyerhaeuser Co. v. Ross-Simmons Hardwood Lumber Co., National Cable & Telecommunications Association v. Brand X Internet Services, and United States v. Fordice). Certificates were mailed long ago.
Green Bag, Spring 2011: The Spring issue (vol. 14, no. 3) is here, with fine writing by Robert C. Berring, Larry E. Ribstein, Jacob A. Stein, G. Edward White, William Baude, Bennett Boskey, Evan Henley, Jack Meltzer, Conor Moore, and Bob Rains.
Two new Sluggers: On the new Goldberg-Miller tandem card, what do the images in the Arthur Goldberg portrait symbolize? How many and varied are the connections between Marvin Miller and the Supreme Court? The answers to these questions and others about our just-released Supreme Court Sluggers card are coming soon.
The Journal of Law: Gluttons for punishment, and for publishing, we have launched another law journal: The Journal of Law. Some lucky readers will receive the print edition soon. Everyone can read it here now.
The Green Bag, Winter 2011: The Winter issue (vol. 14, no. 2) is here, with articles by James J. Duane, D. Brock Hornby, Erik M. Jensen, Robert L. Wald, and Jay Wexler, and a variety of gems by other fine writers, including Femi Cadmus, Jeremy Rabkin, Simon Stern, and Evan A. Young.
Almanac & Reader 2011: An excerpt from the 2011 edition of our Almanac of Useful and Entertaining Tidbits for Lawyers & Reader of Exemplary Legal Writing from the Year Just Passed is here. It includes facsimiles of cartoonist Thomas Nast's own almanacs, published from 1871 to 1875.
The Green Bag, Autumn 2010: The Autumn issue (vol. 14, no. 1) is here, with articles by Lisa S. Blatt, Bennett Boskey, John P. Elwood, Jeffrey L. Fisher, Chimène I. Keitner, and Christopher Slobogin, and a variety of gems by other fine writers.
Meet the Founders: Or some of them. We have begun releasing likenesses of four founding members of the Supreme Court of the United States – Chief Justice John Jay and Associate Justices John Rutledge, William Cushing, and James Wilson – into the stream of commerce.
The Green Bag, Summer 2010: The Summer issue (vol. 13, no. 4) is here, with articles by Jeffrey Kahn, Adam Mossoff, Randall Tietjen, and Michael von der Linn, and a variety of treasures by other fine writers.
The Green Bag, Spring 2010: The Spring issue (vol. 13, no. 3) is here, with articles by Bill Barnhart & Gene Schlickman, Ross E. Davies, D. Brock Hornby, Stephen R. McAllister, and Glen O. Robinson.
In-Chambers, OT2008: The new In-Chambers Opinions is here, including Justice William R. Day's rejection of ex-Governor William Sulzer's plea for review of his removal from office by a New York court.
Fresh Thought Bubble Gum: To learn a bit more about Thought Bubble Gum, please click here.
The Green Bag, Winter 2010: The Winter issue (vol. 13, no. 2) is here.
Almanac & Reader 2010: An excerpt from the 2010 edition of the Green Bag Almanac of Useful and Entertaining Tidbits for Lawyers for the Year to Come & Reader of Exemplary Legal Writing from the Year Just Passed is here. Alas, we are fresh out of hard copies.
FantasyLaw Champs 2009: The League Champions and Congressional MVPs of the 2009 FantasyLaw season (111th Congress, 1st Session) are the first winners of the Harry A. Blackmun Trophy. For more news about the 2009 FantasyLaw season and information about registering for the 2010 season (111th Congress, 2nd Session), please visit www.fantasylaw.org or click here.
Supreme Court Sluggers: For details about our trading cards project, please click here.
The Green Bag, Autumn 2009: The Autumn issue (vol. 13, no. 1) is here.
The Green Bag, Summer 2009: The Summer issue (vol. 12, no. 4) is here.
Thought Bubble Gum: To learn a bit more about Thought Bubble Gum, please click here.
The Green Bag, Spring 2009: The Spring issue (vol. 12, no. 3) is here.
Justice Souter bobblehead: Justice Souter received his bobblehead doll on April 1. Since mid-May, we have been gradually mailing to several hundred people certificates possibly redeemable for Justice Souter dolls. If you receive a certificate, please read it to learn about the rules governing its use.
Almanac & Reader 2009: Early in 2009 we mailed copies of the 2009 edition of the Green Bag Almanac of Useful and Entertaining Tidbits for Lawyers for the Year to Come & Reader of Exemplary Legal Writing from the Year Just Passed to many friends of the Bag. Unfortunately, we could not print enough for everyone, and now we are fresh out.