Women’s World Cup, part three: Group D

I leave for Nairobi and the Widener University School of Law Summer Abroad Program in exactly one week and I am getting very pumped. As I said earlier, the only downside is that I will not be home to watch the Women’s World Cup on my trusty HD flat screen. Since I will be in [...]

Women’s World Cup part two: Group A

I am continuing my preview of the Women’s World Cup, with a bit of emphasis on the two African teams, since I will be in Nairobi (or in transit) during this Cup.

Group A could easily shape up to be the most interesting group in the 2011 Women’s World Cup, with each team — Germany, Canada, [...]

Morton versus Gould redux

While getting ready for my classes in Kenya, specifically for a discussion of the “scientific” and religious theories that justified racism and, in turn slavery and colonialism, I reviewed a law review article I wrote back in 2000: “Blood Will tell: Scientific Racism and the Legal Prohibitions on Miscegenation.” Most of what I wrote back [...]

Terror at the Sushi Bar: The Ecological Disaster on the tip of your Chopsticks

I am a long-term (at least 27 years) sushi fanatic, so let me say at the top that I am not advocating boycotting sushi. To the contrary, I eat sushi every chance I get, including the occasional pilgrimage to Morimoto’s in Philadelphia, and one time I looked up my favorite sushi chef in Akasaka, [...]

My World Cup Predictions

The World Cup starts in just a few days, so its time to make predictions.  Most of the first round winners are pretty obvious, but second place calls are more challenging in some groups.  So here goes:

In Group A France is the obvious pick for first place. Although Mexico has not fared [...]