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Patrick Zarrelli Attempts To Blackmail Me

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I was going about my morning internet routine, reading news, checking email, Twitter and the like. I usually swing by Reddit as well, but it was down this morning so I skipped it. I came back to it later and I noticed ...

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Expecting The Worst

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A few days ago I received a head’s up that a lengthy, research-heavy post I had written here at Associate’s Mind had been “scraped” (i.e stolen), with copyright intact and was appearing at another website. Nothing too out of the ordinary really, it happens regularly when ...

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Book Review: The Practice

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Next in a series of long overdue book reviews, here are my thoughts on The Practice: Brutal Truths About Lawyers And Lawyering by Brian Tannebaum. Go buy this book right now. I’ll elaborate. As with my review of Supreme Ambitions, ...

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Book Review: Supreme Ambitions

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So this review is long overdue. I received an advance preview copy of David Lat’s debut novel, Supreme Ambitions, back in October of last year. I read it immediately and enjoyed it, but it also came at a time when ...

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The Value Of Criticism

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Scott Greenfield writes on the Sunshine Superman Syndrome: Self-assessment is notoriously unreliable, whether because we over- or under-estimate our competence. The Impostor Syndrome, like fear, saves us from being the fool, and doing harm to others in the process, by ...

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Why Is Lawblogs.net Stealing From Legal Blogs? Part 2

Courtesy Thomas Galvez

Yesterday I posted an overview of a website called Lawblogs.net that was content scraping a number of legal blogs. The extent to which the content scrapping occurred varied, but there were definitely multiple instances of complete posts being pulled from ...

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Why Is Lawblogs.net Stealing From Legal Blogs?

Courtesy Al Ibrahim

2/25/2015 UPDATE: Lawblogs.net has been shuttered, as per its owner. See this post and the comments for details. The development of the internet has been a wonderful thing for publishing. More people have a platform to have their voice heard than ever ...

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How to Write (Better) Requests for Admissions

Courtesy of torbakhopper

Requests for Admissions are sort of the red-headed stepchild of the discovery process. Interrogatories and Requests for Production get all the attention in law school and CLEs, while poor Requests for Admissions (RFAs) sit in the corner, never asked to ...

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