When Strong Passwords Don’t Matter

Someone, most likely Congressman Anthony Weiner, sent out a picture of a man’s genitalia to the wide world of Twitter. It has resulted in an explosion of coverage in the US media in the past few days. Congressman Weiner’s response to the ...

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Scrubbing Toilets and Washing Mats

Something Mike said over at Crime & Federalism resonated with me. From the post, The Prison is Your Mind: Partial Objects asks: Could you live in an 81 squre foot home? My first semester in law school, I lived in a ...

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Negotiation 101: The First Steps

One of the reasons Americans loved Saturn cars was the “no-haggle” policy — which, to an Indian, is code for “let’s charge these suckers more because they’re afraid of negotiating.” – Ramit Sethi Lawyers do not have the option of being ...

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Tips on Writing From the Supreme Court of the United States

The BLT has news that legal writing guru Bryan Garner (editor in chief of Black’s Law Dictionary, author of Dictionary of Modern American Usage, co-author of Making Your Case, etc) has just released the transcripts of his interviews with the Justices of SCOTUS. They ...

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Do Everything Like You Give a Damn

Sure there is Expedia, Orbitz, and the like but in seemingly no time a new travel site has come along and become the darling of travel nerds: Hipmunk It introduced a really great interface for searching for flights and hotel ...

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Personal Strategic Planning for New Associates

What, precisely, is that is going to make you special (or even more special) in the marketplace over the next few years? Would you like to develop a specialized expertise in a particular technical area, in certain types of transaction, ...

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Force Majeure

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

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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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