starrMy colleague Gary Starr returns today with a decision from the Second Circuit (which covers Connecticut) that may just surprise you. Then again, if you’ve been following this line of reasoning, perhaps not.

There are outer limits to insulting speech, but a recent decision seems to indicate that it is really really far out there.

There’s been some speculation this week that with the Republicans picking up an important 41st seat in the Senate in 2009 (thus having enough votes to filibuster theorhetically), the prospects for passage of the Employee Free Choice Act have gone down, at least in the short term.  I’d add to that notion that proponents will