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Cuttings / Things of interest.
"...A system of rules created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behavior, with its precise definition a matter of longstanding debate. It has been variously described as a science and the art of justice."
Teach Thy Tongue to Say: 'I Do Not Know'
Judgments as opinions, and wisdom upon the uncertainty of opinions.
To Teach or To Paint
A common plight one faces as a craftsman.
Masters of A Fraction of A Dot
When be you so consumed with winning, above all else.
One should love the exasperated tone of the bench here.
Counsel Citing Adverse Authorities
It's rare for counsel to cite adverse authorities.
Rays of Circumstance
Shining light on circumstantial evidence.
A Case for Legalese (Or Not)
Singular interpretations and written objectivity.
The Artificers' Duty of Care
An admonishment to professionals who issue statements with abandon.
Git for Legal Practice
Version control for lawyers/advocates and solicitors, and its benefits.
Theory and Theatre
When complexity is used to hide ignorance and feign learnedness.
Legal Practice & Taking From Software Best Practices
My litigation style is gradually taking cues from software engineering best practices.
Innocent Until Proven Guilty
On the need to prove guilt, and of being innocent until proven otherwise.
The Lawgiving Coder
Coders as creators of universes and law.
Prayers Like Magic
Your prayers to court are, in a way, akin to incantations.
Salomon v Salomon is Antiquated
Our courts shouldn't apply Salomon v Salomon so strictly.
Mocking the Law - Excessive Judicial Discretion
When judges should be chastised.
Proper Denials and Bare Denials
Denials in two kinds.
Fair Judges of Fair Play
If only most litigants leave court satisfied.
No Social Transformation Without Representation
From Obergefell v. Hodges.
Judges Should Not Fear Criticism
They should welcome it.
Indian Judicial Writing
Please don't write like this.
If I Cannot Strengthen Our Bench
...Then I shall certainly do nothing to weaken it.
Red Riding Hood's Examination-in-Chief
Fairy tale examinations.
逆転裁判 (Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney) is fun, but messed-up.
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