Archive for March 10th, 2012

How a law student could have failed a property law class in 1994

| March 10, 2012 | Reply
How a law student could have failed a property law class in 1994

Imagine the following law school exam question asked in a property law class in 1994, prior to securitization, when the laws of Missouri were substantially the same as they are today regarding real estate transaction recording, foreclosures and unlawful detainer proceedings: Joe buys a house from Bank A. Bank A and Joe are about to […]

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Proposed laws aimed at male sexual issues

| March 10, 2012 | 2 Replies
Proposed laws aimed at male sexual issues

Hannah Levintova of Mother Jones has collected quite an impressive set of Insane Sex Laws inspired by Republicans.

As Republican lawmakers have pushed ever more intrusive and expansive uterus-related legislation, some of their colleagues across the aisle have fired back with intentionally and equally ridiculous counterproposals. From mandatory rectal exams for guys seeking Viagra to prohibitions on sperm-stifling vasectomies, most of these male-only provisions have, unsurprisingly, flopped. But they’ve scored big as symbolic gestures, spotlighting the inherent sexism of laws that regulate only lady parts.

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