Non-Sequiturs: 07.12.17

* The allegations about Marc Kasowitz’s drinking problem might be salacious, but the issue of alcohol abuse by lawyers is serious. []

* Fun for legal nerds everywhere: Chief Judge Diane Wood benchslaps parties for shoddy jurisdictional statements! [On the Case / Alison Frankel via How Appealing]

* And more fodder for #appellatetwitter types: Adam Feldman ranks the most-cited justices of the last Supreme Court Term. [Empirical SCOTUS]

* Chris Geidner wonders whether another shoe will drop concerning the emails of Donald Trump Jr. [BuzzFeed]

* The trial judge in this defamation case ought to read this analysis by Professor Eugene Volokh — or at least watch The Big Lebwoski (“For your information, the Supreme Court has roundly rejected prior restraint.”). [Volokh Conspiracy / Washington Post]

* Professor Paul Horwitz comes to the defense of the latest controversial comments by the artist formerly known as Judge Richard Posner. [PrawfsBlawg]
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