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Judge, jury and...say what again?

Recently called for a month of jury duty, I showed up at the various appointed times, and actually made the next-to-final cut for two different cases, but never got the nod to actually sit on a trial jury. 868 more words

Merry Christmas from your lawyer

Not just an accessible example of American legal humor, but a great example of American-style contract language and culture. It’s also giving me ideas for new activities around teaching English for contract reading and drafting as we get ready for 2017. 18 more words

Legal Writing

Book Review: Alienation of Affections, by Portia Porter

Alienation of Affections: A Legal Comedy by Portia Porter

  • Print Length: 140 pages
  • Publisher: Cheetah Press; First edition (August 31, 2016)
  • Publication Date: August 31, 2016… 292 more words
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    Throwback Thursday - Negligence Law

    (This is a repost from a series I did on law basics for the layman.  This is all just what we call “black letter law,” as in simplified and pretty set concepts, and, as always, is not to be taken as legal advice.) 656 more words