Who Chooses What You Think?

How many advertising messages are you exposed to a day? Take a moment to think about. Billboards, TV ads, radio ads, web ads, branding on any packaged goods, clothing, objects all over your home (that iPhone sitting next to you), ...

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The “Oil Change” Argument

Jim Mchaleny’s most recent column for the ABA is quite a good one. I first noticed it over at WAC? Here’s his example of a reasonable argument (though do go read the whole thing): “I like the idea of reasonable arguments,” said Barbara, “but ...

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Is Law School Worth It?

This is a bit of an aside, if you are a law student, or fresh lawyer, there are two post you need to read over at law:dev/null. If you’re not interested in reading about why or why not to go to law ...

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What Judges Think of Lawyers – From Judge Posner

Back in 2008, Judge Richard A. Posner and Professor Albert H. Yoon sent out a survey to a number of judges seeking to determine how lawyers are perceived by the judiciary. Recently, they published their findings in the Stanford Law Review. The abstract: Studying the ...

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Florida Bans Jurors From Tweeting, Blogging, Etc.

A CNet article has a bit of the background. From the Florida Supreme Court, new jury instructions to be adopted statewide: During deliberations, jurors must communicate about the case only with one another and only when all jurors are present ...

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A brief message for all our American readers:

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Blawg Review 287

Welcome to this week’s Blawg Review. For the unaware, this past week was National Freedom of Speech Week. “In the future days which we seek to make secure, we look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms. ...

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Blawg Review #287 Here Monday

So I’ll be hosting Blawg Review again this upcoming Monday. If any readers know of any notable legal related posts (their own or others / blawgs or just another blog touching on interesting legal matters) from the past week or ...

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