Class dismissed: Justices against justice

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Class-action lawsuits have been taking a beating by SCOTUS, and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas continues with some ethically challenging practices. Speaking of ethically challenging, Obama goes the Bush route and thumbs his nose at the War Powers Act. And we revisit the question of the divorce rate featuring dueling articles and "stats". This article explains why Matt was correct. Stephen, doing a great President Clinton impression tried to change the framing of the question (well played sir) but you be the judge on how well that worked here, and here (pdf),  and here. Wonder who wrote these notes?

As always we have our feature "Below the fold: news you might have missed:"

G20 by the numbers (plus here and here)

Miscarriage = Manslaughter

The Law of Intended Consequences

Man robs bank for health care

The Clarence Thomas is unethical bill (and here for bonus ethical problems)

Sex and Violence (that should bump up our hits!)

Our theme song "Carrot Juice Is Murder" is used by permission by the Arrogant Worms.

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