California Law Limits Tackle Practice​

If you ever played high school football, you know that one of the best parts was going out there on a crisp, fall afternoon, and knocking the snot out of your classmates. Full-contact practice allowed you to settle some personal freaking vendettas built up over the day. Hell, even if you were on the receiving end of a… » 7/23/14 5:02pm Wednesday 5:02pm

AirBnB Grapples With Basic Landlord-Tenant Law​

People in business over the internet like to act like what they are doing is so new and exciting and technologically advanced that the "old rules" no longer apply. Sometimes that's true (chances are my two-year-old will never know what a "newspaper" is). Sometimes it's not (paperless office my ass). » 7/23/14 2:25pm Wednesday 2:25pm

Two Small Rocks From Space, Two Giant Lawsuits For Mankind

Forty-five years ago yesterday, on July 20, 1969, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Neil Armstrong stepped into history. Shortly before 11 p.m. Eastern time, the pair emerged from their landing craft, the Eagle, and became the first men to set foot on the moon. This week, On Remand looks back at that "one giant leap for… » 7/21/14 10:24am 7/21/14 10:24am

Confederate License Plates: The Price Of Government Greed

The world of specialty license plates is a complicated intersection of private douchbaggery and governmental robbery. Why do we even have to pay for a license and registration? The government shouldn't be jacking people with a hidden tax — a hidden regressive tax that hits poor people harder than the rich — for the… » 7/16/14 2:15pm 7/16/14 2:15pm

Dumb Broad Judges Ruin Sports Best

My father was appalled by the way in which school mascots were often feminized for the girls' teams. My own high school mascot, the fearsome Blue Jay, became the Lady Jay when donned by someone with a uterus. It's unclear whether he was spurred to such offense by an instinctual feminism or a deep pedantic streak. He… » 7/09/14 10:37pm 7/09/14 10:37pm