Mimesis Law
12 May 2021
  • In This Post, Have I Committed A Federal Crime?

    by - May 25, 2016
    (Comments: 12)
    May 25, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — I herewith use the 4-H Club logo: Have I just committed a federal crime?  See 18 U.S.C. § 707 (second paragraph*; providing for a fine and imprisonment for using the...
  • Judging With One Eye

    by - May 18, 2016
    (Comments: 23)
    May 18, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — Scott Greenfield, our mean-ass editor, is the real deal. He reads everything and changes posts to make them much better. Sometimes he is gentle, and at other times, well, not...
  • The Obama Justice Department, Craven Politics & The Failure To Recognize What Is Important

    by - May 16, 2016
    (Comments: 26)
    May 16, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — I admit it.  I don’t much like Obama’s Justice Department, and I never have. I think Attorney General Loretta Lynch and her lame predecessor, Eric Holder, are hacks. But, even...
  • Chief Justice John Roberts: Smooth Operator

    by - May 11, 2016
    (Comments: 7)
    May 11, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — As I sat outside the Embassy Suites late one night last week in Rogers, Arkansas, I was smoking my pipe. One of our great Magistrate Judges, F.A. Gossett from Nebraska,...
  • Thomas Jefferson Was An Asshole: A Reply To Josh Kendrick On The AEDPA

    by - May 9, 2016
    (Comments: 24)
    May 9, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — I urge you to read Josh Kendrick’s well-written and provocative post regarding the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996, known as AEDPA. Based upon an article written by...
  • The Gold Star

    by - May 4, 2016
    (Comments: 4)
    May, 4, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — Last week, on Thursday, I conducted a naturalization proceeding in Kearney, Nebraska. See here. Fifty people became new citizens, but hundreds were in attendance. The proceedings were held at The...
  • Last Week In Review

    by - Apr 27, 2016
    (Comments: 9)
    Apr. 27, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — Monday, April 18, 2016 Prepare for jury trial tomorrow-an interdiction stop on I-80 with the car heading west probably back to California from whence it came. The driver of a...
  • Trying To Right A Wrong: Drugs-Minus-Two

    by - Apr 20, 2016
    (Comments: 10)
    Apr. 20, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — I am no fan of Bill Clinton. He depressed me beyond description when he soiled himself and the Presidency with a woman in a blue dress. I am sure there...
  • A Stranger In Lyons

    by - Apr 13, 2016
    (Comments: 12)
    Apr. 13, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — Let’s start with the basics. Calvin Trillin is a brilliant writer and a long time contributor to the New Yorker.*  While he is a food critic and a humorist,* he...
  • If I Could Put Time In A Bottle

    by - Apr 6, 2016
    (Comments: 17)
    Apr. 6, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — 1992 was an election year. Bill Clinton was running against President George H.W. Bush (41).  The Democrats controlled the Senate. On April 7, 1992,* President Bush nominated me to become...

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