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Civility in Politics

Legislators are supposed to argue points of law, but they are supposed to do it in a way that is organized and respectful. However, partisan contention in the federal and state legislatures does seem to have caused increasing rudeness and … Continue reading

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Internet Access as a Right

It’s the modern world, so as soon as you wake up in the morning it’s grab your smartphone before you get out of bed, check your Facebook and Twitter, and weather. When you drag yourself out of bed, you probably … Continue reading

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The Courts of Bovine Justice

In my opinion, the strangest trials to take place in the U.S. were conducted under the auspices of the Department of Agriculture. These were the scrub-sire trials held in the Courts of Bovine Justice beginning in the 1920’s. This was … Continue reading

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Do Androids Dream?

“Imagine that, on an otherwise very ordinary day, you try to use your computer and              all you see on the monitor is the following: This is the University Computer System. I am now a … Continue reading

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December Survival

It’s a very difficult time of year. The stress of final exams is thick in the air and anxiety and exhaustion are apparent on the faces I see around me. Oddly mingling with the toxic atmosphere are Christmas songs with … Continue reading

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Retrotechnology

In the legal field, changes in technology in the last ten years have changed how things are done and what is possible for everyone from law students to advanced practitioners. As always, some embrace technology and others resist, but it is … Continue reading

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Vampires in the Workplace

Being Halloween, I guess I can admit that I’m partial to vampires. It seems that zombies are the favorite Halloween character these days, but the classic Dracula was number one when I was growing up. Of course I’ve seen everything … Continue reading

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