Someone once said that laws are like sausages; it is better not to see them being made. As a sportsman who makes a mean wild-game sausage I disagree. But this is not a cook book, so I should say that as a lawyer, a statesman, and a patriot I also disagree. Laws, their application, and their origination, are a unique thing. They often come into being without our knowing, or have broader impact than we ever expected. Following are some of 2015’s sausages, and what they should mean to you.