As pointed out in a recent New York Times article, today is both World Poetry Day and the 5th birthday of Twitter. How can we not celebrate? We invite you to celebrate these auspicious occasions by letting loose your inner poet on Twitter. Because we are a blawg, the one and only rule to our contest is that your Twitter poem involve the practice of law.
When practicelaw staff took a break from shoveling their roofs, we posted new and revised materials in several different practice areas. It’s a little something for everyone. For criminal law practitioners: practicelaw now houses two summary outlines and memoranda of law in support of a downward departure. They were prepared by Ryan Garry and contributed […]
At long last, District Court Judge Halverson of Nevada has been removed from the bench. I read with interest and some amusement about the antics of Judge Halverson. Of course, I don’t mean to make light of the disgrace she brought to the bench, nor to laugh off the abuse of her staff.
I asked a coworker if he had read the book “Checklist Manifesto” and he replied, “Hell no.” The mention of checklists brings that out in some people. Although I am a checklist fan, I think I know the feeling. Some years ago I picked up the book, “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” because I do. The […]