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Imagination > Plastic

Just a box

So Christmas has come and passed. My five-year-old son received a boatload of presents. A huge RC monster truck. Transformers. A RC helicopter. Puzzles. Legos. A Power Wheels Mini-Cooper for him to drive around in. An iPad mini (his schools ...

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The Secret Ambition of Every Brief


While researching something completely unrelated, I came upon a brief article by Justice Maria Rivera (First District Court of Appeal, Div. 4, CA) regarding writing briefs for appeals entitled: The Ten Commandments of Brief Writing. Before delving into the “Ten Commandments”, Justice Rivera ...

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Book Review: Point Made 2nd Edition

Point Made second edition

I’m always looking for ways to improve my own writing – legal or otherwise. I think my writing is pretty good (I was number one in legal writing in my class for what it’s worth), but I know I have ...

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The Marble and The Sculptor Release Day and Reviews

marble and sculptor hardcover

My book officially releases today. I’d suggest picking it up at Amazon if you want to order it online, although it should be available in most mainstream book retailers. Hopefully there should be a number of reviews coming out in ...

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Do the Work or Remain A Vaguely Cultured Dunce


Olliver Meehan pointed me to a post this morning entitled C.S. Lewis: The Dinosaur, the Parthenon, and the Optative by John Piper. It has to do with the love of reading and the glory of work. While many people likely only ...

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Book Review: Life After Law

The beach felt like an appropriate place to read it.

This past week I received an advance review copy of Life After Law: Finding Work You Love With the J.D. You Have, by Liz Brown. Brown is a former litigation partner at a large international law firm.  She graduated from Harvard College ...

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