Law is a funny business. When you apply to go to law school you honestly get the whole kit and kaboodle. Any tool, clown, and wise ass can apply and succeed in graduating. Of course, this leaves a massive range of expertise when it comes to lawyers. Some have wimpy liberal arts degrees that are only revealed as the mysterious “BA”. Others are legitimate (well maybe not legit, but a bit more interesting than philosophy or English Lit). I’m talking about the difference between the economist, the finance major, or the health sciences grad–not wait, scratch the last one. Continue reading The Before and After: What Designation Were you Before law?
When I’m browsing through the blog land, or some Q&A forums online, why are 50% of the questions about legalizing marijuana? First off, how can a stoner coherently figure out how to post on an online forum? Secondly, what’s with the volume? Have I missed the marijuana boat? And since when has this become one of the top legal issues to trend on the web?
I looked a bit closer into the phenomenon and noted some trends, take what you wish from the data. Continue reading Why Just About Mary J?
Oh what I wouldn’t do to be a BP lawyer right now. Conversely, what I wouldn’t do to be anybody taking them to court. If you pick any classic Oil Giant vs. Little Guy battle you’ll find a recognizable trend: these babies drag out for EVER. You can pretty much guarantee your mortgage payments for the next 15 years, maybe even 25. The only caveat to the BP disaster is that the spill pissed off people with TV. You can rape rural Ecuador for their oil, but if you do it in the place where TV cameras roll then you’re screwed. Continue reading BP Lawyers Licking Chops
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