I Taught the Law
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I Taught the Law


To those of you marching in “Liberate [your state]” gatherings in capitals all over the Midwest, my sympathies are with you. Especially those few who are out there because the government is willing to let the unemployed die on the vine. If we had the sort of economy that would allow folks to survive for more than one pay period without losing everything (or, alternatively, if all the vulnerable dead weight of society would just go ahead and die already)…




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Dan Canon

Dan Canon

Civil rights lawyer, law professor, and high school dropout. Writes about the Midwest, class struggle, and the untold horrors of the justice system.

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