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  1. Harangued Commitments
    - April 7, 2021 ( )
    One should love the exasperated tone of the bench here.

  2. Counsel Citing Adverse Authorities
    - February 23, 2021 ( )
    It's rare for counsel to cite adverse authorities.

  3. Rays of Circumstance
    - September 29, 2020 ( )
    Shining light on circumstantial evidence.

  4. A Case for Legalese (Or Not)
    - August 20, 2020 ( )
    Singular interpretations and written objectivity.

  5. Theory and Theatre
    - January 2, 2020 ( )
    When complexity is used to hide ignorance and feign learnedness.

  6. Legal Practice & Taking From Software Best Practices
    - September 16, 2019 ( )
    My litigation style is gradually taking cues from software engineering best practices.

  7. Darwin's Details
    - August 23, 2018 ( )
    Science (and the devil) is in the details.

  8. Innocent Until Proven Guilty
    - December 12, 2017 ( )
    On the need to prove guilt, and of being innocent until proven otherwise.

  9. A Reputation Without Oil
    - December 7, 2017 ( )
    On advocates known to be frank, honest and sound.

  10. The Lawgiving Coder
    - July 9, 2016 ( )
    Coders as creators of universes and law.

  11. Prayers Like Magic
    - January 24, 2016 ( )
    Your prayers to court are, in a way, akin to incantations.

  12. Salomon v Salomon is Antiquated
    - October 24, 2015 ( )
    Our courts shouldn't apply Salomon v Salomon so strictly.

  13. Mocking the Law - Excessive Judicial Discretion
    - September 28, 2015 ( )
    When judges should be chastised.

  14. Proper Denials and Bare Denials
    - August 11, 2015 ( )
    There's a difference.

  15. Sir Patrick Hastings, on Lord Reading
    - July 22, 2015 ( )
    Of seeing to fair play.

  16. No Social Transformation Without Representation
    - June 28, 2015 ( )
    From Obergefell v. Hodges.

  17. Mike Tyson on (His) Lawyers
    - June 20, 2015 ( )
    On becoming your client.

  18. Judges Should Not Fear Criticism
    - May 31, 2015 ( )
    They should welcome it.

  19. No to Indian Judicial Writing
    - May 18, 2015 ( )
    Please don't write like this.

  20. If I Cannot Strengthen Our Bench
    - July 7, 2014 ( )
    ...Then I shall certainly do nothing to weaken it.

  21. Red Riding Hood's Examination-in-Chief
    - November 8, 2013 ( )
    Fairy tale examinations.

  22. Ludicrous Ace
    - April 22, 2012 ( )
    逆転裁判 (Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney) is fun, but messed-up.

 
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