Sometimes You Get Peed On

toilets

I was peed on for the first time in my life today. My nearly two-year old son – if anyone was going to do it, I’m glad it was him. It’s probably more of a surprise that I’ve managed to ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

Pay Your Student Loans – Or Else

So I guess the Department of Education has their own SWAT Teams now? They can issue their own search warrants and subpoenas? The U.S. Department of Education issued the search and called in S.W.A.T for his wife’s defaulted student loans. ...

Read More »

Quality Work Doesn’t Mean Quality Service

Consider the following scenario: You have had your car repaired at a new local garage. A week or two later, your neighbor, curious about whether she should also use this new garage asks, “Did the fix the car?” “I think so,” you ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »