The Bar

…or rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated. I apologize to all the readers out there for an extended item away from the blog, but once I began to prepare for the February Bar this past December, it became clear that it was going to ...

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Email Privacy Protected by 4th Amendment

From the EFF Deeplinks blog, in the matter of US v. Warshak: As the Court held today, Given the fundamental similarities between email and traditional forms of communication [like postal mail and telephone calls], it would defy common sense to ...

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SEO Is Crap

Over at the Legal Blogging Group on Linked In, someone asked the following: “What are your best recommendations to enhance SEO? Have you found a particular method or series of steps to be particularly effective? To what extent do you ...

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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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