Category Archives: law

Wrestling with the South

I attended Emory University during the time the institution received the “Coca Cola Money” ($100-million) and has since transformed into a giant among learning institutions. I was raised in New York City and Chicago, so the South was a mystery. … Continue reading

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Breathing Life Into Your Lawyer Character

I will be the first to admit that I loved the Perry Mason books and t.v. show when I was a kid. I also enjoyed reading the ripping yarns of Scott Turow (“One L” sent shivers down my non-Socratic-method spine) … Continue reading

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Getting Medieval with Internet Shaming: Why Words You Choose to Post Matter

Shaming defies the balance inherent in all things and places the author in an equal position to receive ugly responses and possibly even be sued. Continue reading

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The Fine Art of Contract Negotiation from a Lawyer’s Perspective

Not paying attention to contracts is not such a hot idea. Continue reading

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Lawyer Ninja Truth No. 2

Not all lawyers are wealthy and very few are as wealthy as the hotshots you see in movies and television shows. Many are just as vapid, however. I, for one, am not wealthy and probably will never be. I have … Continue reading

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Lawyer Ninja Truth No. 1

I enjoy the history of the law. The law and its origins are very interesting. Some of it is patently offensive and stupid, too. Since when does it make sense to be able to cite to a case from two … Continue reading

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Richard Sherman’s Rant and the Current State of the Union

You would think that Richard Sherman’s rant will cause the world to end. The media would have you believe it isĀ  shining example of the complete decline of Western civilization-forget that the Romans pitted human beings against each other to … Continue reading

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