August 2009

Shooting the breeze.

August 26, 2009

I just got off a telephone call with a customer, a solo practitioner outside of Austin, who wanted to talk about a big case he has and some of the information in one of our books. The conversation was more about his case and less about the book, and I, being extremely busy trying to [...]

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“Praying for love in a lap dance.”

August 21, 2009

If you don’t know, I love music. All kinds of it. I write to it constantly because it’s the only thing that keeps the noisy part of my brain occupied while I’m trying to think. And as far as music is concerned, I’m not a snob, unlike some of my employees who believe that unless [...]

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Dear Publisher, Please Stop Deleting Case Law

August 19, 2009

In this morning’s Legal Intelligencer, there is an article that is sure to catch your eye: After Settlement in Amtrak Case, Opinions Erased From Lexis and Westlaw. The confidential settlement in Klein v. Amtrak — a case in which two trespassing teenagers climbed atop a parked train car and suffered serious burns when they got too [...]

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August 15, 2009

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August 15, 2009

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August 15, 2009

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Lawyers, iPhones & apps

August 7, 2009

I just got back from a near week-long conference in Dallas. It’s the largest continuing legal education program in Texas, with something like 1,700 lawyers in attendance, and I suspect it’s one of the largest in the country. With that many lawyers in one place, it gives you an opportunity to see trends. And this [...]

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