Monthly Archives: September 2015

Simon recommends (fall 2015 edition)…

No one gives me any money or other thing of value for these recommendations, and no affiliation in any direction is implied. These are just things that make me happy that, if you’re like me, might make you happy too.

Primer and thoughts on the Kim Davis saga so far

We consider the plight of Kim Davis, a county clerk jailed (and subsequently released) for her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. I. Background. The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts thrust the issue of same-sex marriage (“SSM”) into the limelight of American politics in November 2003, when it held that the state’s constitution […]