Non-Sequiturs: 11.13.15

* Gaming laws are incoherent and inconsistent… do go on. Check out Steve Silver’s appearance on the Dan Patrick Show. [NBC Sports] * Lady lawyers: Do you drink more to impress partners? [Corporette] * How’s this for a thought experiment? If Mozart were a lawyer, what would his closing argument look like? (It’s a truck question — he’d probably settle.) [Jurispire] * The coming elections are really inspiring people to be dumb. Especially when the future of the Supreme Court gets bandied about. [Lawyers, Guns and Money] * Advice for hitting your yearly billable targets — 6 minutes at a time. [Daily Lawyer Tips]

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“Supreme Court takes up Virginia redistricting case”

“Supreme Court takes up Virginia redistricting case”: Jenna Portnoy of The Washington Post has this news update.

Mark Sherman of The Associated Press reports that “Court to look at GOP appeal over Virginia congressional map.”

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that “Supreme Court to decide Virginia redistricting case.”

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that “Republicans Get U.S. Supreme Court Hearing on Virginia Voting Map.”

And Scott Bland of Politico.com reports that “Supreme Court to consider Virginia redistricting case.”

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“Supreme Court Accepts Texas Abortion Law Case”

“Supreme Court Accepts Texas Abortion Law Case”: Adam Liptak of The New York Times has this news update.

Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has a news update headlined “Supreme Court takes up major challenge to abortion restrictions.”

David G. Savage of The Los Angeles Times has a news update headlined “Supreme Court agrees to hear biggest abortion case in 2 decades.”

Richard Wolf of USA Today reports that “Supreme Court will wade back into abortion debate.”

Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal reports that “Supreme Court to Review Texas Abortion Law; State’s law required clinics to meet surgical-center standards, doctors to have privileges at local hospitals.”

Michael Doyle of McClatchyDC reports that “Supreme Court agrees to hear abortion clinic regulation challenge.”

Mark Sherman of The Associated Press reports that “Justices agree to hear first abortion case since 2007.”

Lawrence Hurley of Reuters reports that “U.S. top court to decide major abortion case for first time since 2007.”

Greg Stohr of Bloomberg News reports that “Abortion Clinic Restrictions Get U.S. Supreme Court Scrutiny.”

And at “SCOTUSblog,” Lyle Denniston has a post titled “Court to rule on abortion clinic restrictions.”

You can access today’s Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court at this link.

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Sex harassment case spurs Public Safety payout

The Minnesota Department of Safety will pay a veteran employee almost twice her annual salary to settle a lawsuit that alleged persistent sexual harassment and groping at agency headquarters, and that a supervisor ignored pleas for help and instead retaliated, according to court documents and interviews by The Associated Press. Tina Cramer signed the $95,000 …

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