11 Writing Blogs I Follow

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  A reader recently asked: You mentioned in your review of Point Made that there are a number of legal writing blogs you follow: what legal writing blogs do you follow? I thought I’d put it up for everyone to ...

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Quality Not Quanitity

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  Scott Greenfield has a post today entitled Eyeballs Without Purpose. An excerpt: I had a nice chat the other day with a young lawyer who has a very popular legal website. His site is a business, intended for profit ...

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No Lawyers, No Forms: Just Data and Algorithms

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  As I’ve written about before, there is growing pressure on the legal industry from large companies that are producing standardized “form” documents for consumers at much lower costs than obtaining such documents from a traditional law firm. Yet somewhere ...

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How to Conceal Your Digital Wake

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  In last week’s post on Criminal Activity and Your IP address, I outlined how people use TOR (The Onion Router) in order to conceal their IP address in order to maintain a certain level of anonymity online. But a ...

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Criminal Activity and Your IP Address

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  This week, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) brought news about criminal investigations in relation to an individual computer’s IP address. First, some background. IP and TOR For the unaware, an Internet Protocol address (IP address) is a numerical label ...

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Bad Motion v. Good Motion: Motions to Compel

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The Honorable Randy Wilson, a District Judge out of Texas recently had an article in the Advocate juxtaposing two Motions to Compel. The Bad: In this motion, the movant gives a background of the dispute and then lists the specific Document ...

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There Has Never Been a Better Time to Be a Lawyer

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Roughly one year ago, I put up a post entitled Georgetown Law Dean, Millennials and Unrealistic Expectations at the ABA, that touched on the downward trends in the legal job market. (I also called a double-dip recession – holla) In ...

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Wal-Mart Efficiency With Neiman Marcus Feel

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[In the future] The lawyers who succeed will combine Wal-Mart Efficiency With Neiman Marcus Feel. So says Thomas Morgan, a law professor from George Washington University, to the Florida Board of Governors and the Young Lawyers Division board at their recent joint ...

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Flash Mob Riots: Crime in the Age of Twitter

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Crime, in the age of Twitter, comes to appear as a form of cartel – that needs busting. – Will Davies, Research Fellow at Oxford University, in reference to the on-going riots in London. Much has already been written about the ...

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