Did a Lawyer Who Ignored a Client’s Wishes to Save His Life Go Too Far?

What I am reading: As a lawyer, Larry English told a jury that his client had murdered three people, against the client’s request. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear…, Did a Lawyer Who Ignored a Client’s Wishes to Save His Life Go Too Far?, https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/15/nyregion/mccoy-louisiana-lawyer-larry-english.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

My Family’s Slave

What I am reading: 点击这里阅读中文版本 (Chinese) | Alex Tizon passed away in March. He was a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and the author of Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self…, My Family’s Slave, https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/06/lolas-story/524490/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Here are 16 of the week’s best photos

What I am reading: The inside track on Washington politics. Be the first to know about new stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll e-mail you free updates as they’re…, Here are 16 of the week’s best photos, http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/here-are-16-of-the-weeks-best-photos/2018/01/05/9acacee2-ed8f-11e7-b698-91d4e35920a3_gallery.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

“Fire and Fury” Is a Book All Too Worthy of the President

What I am reading: The President of the United States is a deranged liar who surrounds himself with sycophants. He is also functionally illiterate and intellectually unsound. He…, “Fire and Fury” Is a Book All Too Worthy of the President, https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/fire-and-fury-is-a-book-all-too-worthy-of-the-president, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Why Mickey Mouse’s 1998 copyright extension probably won’t happen again

What I am reading: The copyright for the first Mickey Mouse film, Steamboat Willie , is scheduled to expire in 2024, though Disney would still hold a trademark for the Mickey…, Why Mickey Mouse’s 1998 copyright extension probably won’t happen again, https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/01/hollywood-says-its-not-planning-another-copyright-extension-push/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

As China gets tough on pollution, will its economy suffer?

What I am reading: LEO YAO thought he had nothing to fear from the environment ministry. Before, when its inspectors visited his cutlery factory, he says, they generated “loud…, As China gets tough on pollution, will its economy suffer?, https://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21733985-received-wisdom-was-green-growth-would-be-slower-so-far-hasnt, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

The Intolerable Speech Rule: the Paradox of Tolerance for tech companies

What I am reading: Use the sword on behalf of justice only On Monday, I’ll be giving a talk at Airbnb about the Paradox of Tolerance and how tech companies can use it to decide…, The Intolerable Speech Rule: the Paradox of Tolerance for tech companies, https://frameshiftconsulting.com/2017/09/10/the-intolerable-speech-rule-the-paradox-of-tolerance-for-tech-companies/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,