Facebook Goes on the Offense on Passwords
It's pretty awesome that Facebook is doing this, and I hope more companies will follow suit.
John Oliver Finds a Way to Put Cameras in the Supreme Court — Sort Of
Don't watch this unless you want to see Scalia depicted as an actual bulldog, Alito as a poodle, and the court reporter as a chicken.
Q: Doesn’t My Password Protect My Computer?
A: No. There are basically two “doors” to your computer. Your password only protects one.
It’s Time for Lawyers to Re-Think the Cloud
If you don’t use appropriate technology, you are doing your clients and your ethical obligations just as much a disservice as if you use inappropriate technology. Sometimes, the cloud is the right tool for the job, and sometimes it isn’t.
Attorney Brings Newborn to Court Because Judge Says Maternity Leave is “No Good Cause” to Postpone Hearing
From the Associated Press Staci Zaretsky at Above the Law:1 An immigration judge in Atlanta denied an attorney’s request to delay a hearing that fell during her six-week maternity leave and then scolded her in front of a packed courtroom when she showed up with her 4-week-old strapped to her chest and the infant began […]
Nice Try, but Claiming Copyright Won’t Save You from Discipline
Don't bother suing the ethics board for copyright infringement for using your unethical blogs posts in its ethics complaint.
How to Cite Walter Sobchak on Prior Restraint
First Amendment lawyer Marc Randazza has found a gem: an opinion from the Texas Supreme Court quoting Walter Sobchak in “The Big Lebowski” on prior restraint.
Dropbox Wasn’t Hacked, but You Should Probably Change Your Password
Dropbox says the login information being passed around are actually from other services for which the users used the same usernames and passwords.
Podcast: Essentials for Starting a Law Practice
At this year’s Clio Cloud Conference, I sat down with Adriana Linares to talk about what you need to spend money on at the start of a new law practice.
Could a Court Simulator Help Pro Se Parties?
Seems worth a try, actually.
How to Cite Buzz Lightyear in a Legal Brief
"I suppose you might also be wondering, 'In what situation might I feel compelled to cite an animated action figure as an authority in one of my briefs?'"
Speaking of Inappropriate Courtroom Attire: Nazi Uniforms
"A white supremacist who named his oldest son Adolf Hitler strolled into a New Jersey courthouse yesterday dressed in full Nazi regalia — to try to convince a judge to allow him visitation with his toddler, Heinrich."
Lawyers Fight Bravely to Save the Endangered Adverb
Lawyers, aided by legislative champions of the downtrodden in many states and the United States Congress, have come to the rescue of the much-maligned adverb.
Why Cheap Printers Will Break Your Heart In the Long Run
Printers aren't as exciting as smartphones and tablets, but they are far more important to a law practice. You will never be sorry if you spend money on a good one.