The vast majority of discussion on the internet is worthless, your blog being a rare exception. If comments are not moderated it is safe to assume not only that there will be more junk comments, but that this decrease in average quality will cause a decrease in the number of worthwhile comments as well. Many of the most informative and best-considered comments in current discussions come from well-respected, and no doubt very busy, philosophers, whom I imagine would have little desire to spend their scant free time engaging with belligerent internet trolls.
Miguel Mendez, a leading authority on both the Federal and California rules of evidence, will take early retirement at Stanford Law School (where he has taught for the past three decades), and take up a full-time position on the law faculty at the University of California at Davis.
DePaul University has made two more senior hires with tenure: Terry Smith (employment law, voting rights, Critical Race Theory) from Fordham University and Deborah Tuerkheimer (criminal law and procedure, domestic violence) from the University of Maine.