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Magna Carta Day

Via the Legal Writing Prof Blog: Although calendars have changed over time, the date on which King John signed Magna Carta was June 15, 1215. So today we can celebrate its 796th anniversary! In the history of legal writing, Magna Carta is, as ...

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Force Majeure

FYI – In case you were unaware, large swaths of Alabama were just decimated by tornadoes. See: [vimeo http://vimeo.com/22970879] I live in Birmingham and our home managed to remain relatively unscathed, but the surrounding neighborhood is devastated. The Atlantic has a photo essay ...

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Bar Results

…I passed. To say that it is a relief to get the results back is an understatement. I’m very glad that I only had to take it once and be done with it. There were a lot of twists and ...

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Blawg Review on Monday

Just a head’s up, I’ll be hosting the latest round of Blawg Review this upcoming Monday. For the unaware: Blawg Review is the blog carnival for everyone interested in law. A peer-reviewed blog carnival, the host of each Blawg Review decides which of the submissions ...

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Clausewitz and Machiavelli – On Litigation

Yesterday afternoon while I was lifting weights (yes, I have my iPhone at the gym. I check on Twitter while resting between sets), I saw a tweet from ElieNYC in regards to the United States’ third Middle Eastern adventure: Is it that the ...

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The Bar

…or rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated. I apologize to all the readers out there for an extended item away from the blog, but once I began to prepare for the February Bar this past December, it became clear that it was going to ...

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Vote

A brief message for all our American readers:

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Site News: Three Months In

Bit of navel gazing here, back to our regularly scheduled posting shortly. Today marks 3 months of An Associate’s Mind! A few things all happened at the same time this week so I thought I’d highlight them: This is the 100th post. ...

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