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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Blawg Review #308

Today is a red letter day…for science. Nearly 60 years ago, James D. Watson and Francis Crick introduced the modern concept of the double helix formation of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). On this very same day, the Human Genome Project was ...

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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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