Dickensian Law Firms

Also, the country may have dodged a constitutional bullet.

ScroogeIf Ebeneezer Scrooge ran a law firm, he would probably bill associates for his own lack of work. It turns out, there’s a law firm in North Dakota doing that right now. Also, the Supreme Court heard argument on the independent state legislature theory, a tortured reading of the Constitution designed to give Republicans a permanent federal electoral advantage, and it seemed to be a bridge too far for three conservative justices. All that and a chat about Congress making it a national secret how much money Ginni Thomas makes from outside interests.