Supreme Court Haiku Reporter

Supreme Court Haiku Reporter

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U.S. Supreme Court decisions and profiles of past justices in haiku form. The purpose of the blawg, in the author's verse: Some ask: Why haiku?
Why seventeen syllables?
No time for real blog

Author: Keith Jaasma is of counsel at Patterson & Sheridan in Houston. He also authors Obscure Footnotes.

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Recent Posts from Supreme Court Haiku Reporter

White v. Pauly (Jan. 9, 2017) (per curiam)
Posted: Jan 10, 2017, 9:39 pm CST
Shaw v. United States (Dec. 12, 2016)
Posted: Dec 18, 2016, 7:01 am CST
Salman v. United States (Dec. 6, 2016)
Posted: Dec 7, 2016, 2:09 am CST
Bravo-Fernandez v. United States (Nov. 29, 2016)
Posted: Nov 30, 2016, 9:26 am CST
Bosse v. Oklahoma (Oct. 11, 2016) (per curiam)
Posted: Oct 12, 2016, 9:58 pm CDT
McDonnell v. United States (June 27, 2016)
Posted: Jun 30, 2016, 1:19 am CDT
Voisine v. United States (June 27, 2016)
Posted: Jun 29, 2016, 1:16 pm CDT

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