Over on r/law, a user asked, “Are there any good TED Talks on the law/legal issues? For those unaware of TED: TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a global set of conferences owned by the private non-profit Sapling Foundation, under the slogan “ideas worth spreading”. The TED main conference is held annually in Long Beach, and [...]
I do. I own the law. www.whoownsthelaw.com If this makes no sense to you (which it really shouldn’t), go look at all the tweets regarding the #reinventlaw conference that is going on now. Or just follow me on Twitter, if you want to see more hashtag, conference-hijacking shenanigans.
In the wake of the horrific tragedy of the Newtown shootings, President Obama is set to unveil new firearm control tomorrow. Firearms evoke a wide rage of opinions from people. Many people favor stricter regulations on the availability of firearms. Others feel as though firearm ownership is regulated enough. And neither side is apt [...]
This is one of the best sentences that I never expected to read in a judge’s Order: A receivership is necessary to ensure justice to the parties and to preserve the Funkadelic master sound recordings. See the full thing below. H/T: Bret Moore Clinton Funk
Want deep insight into what the younger generation thinks of laws? The deep and abiding knowledge they have? See this thread on Reddit: Lawyers of Reddit, What are Some Interesting Laws/Loopholes? There are nearly 10,000 posts, of which maybe .01% were actually written by lawyers. Want some highlights? I guarantee I’ve watched more Law [...]
I’ve taken an Oath before, when I first swore in as an attorney. This week, I took a second one: I do solemnly swear or affirm that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Alabama; I will maintain the respect due to courts of justice and judicial officers; [...]
I had almost forgotten that it’s been two years since I started Associate’s Mind. What was originally intended to be a platform to discuss my personal development as a new lawyer has slowly morphed into…well, whatever this is now. Like most things in life the desire and drive to continually peruse a singular activity waxes [...]
Kid tries to avoid fighting, can’t avoid it and wins The car’s driver wasn’t using the mirror anyway Woman attempts to overtake someone, hits a 75 year old man, drives away and then denies it all when confronted Thug and his two buddies come looking for a fight. Get beat DOWN Vandal gets what he [...]
I recently got around to reading a whopper of an old law review article that I had been wanting to read for awhile entitled, “Inside the Judicial Mind.” From the introduction: …we conducted an empirical study to determine whether five common cognitive illusions would influence decision making of a sample of 167 federal magistrate [...]
Only boring people get bored.