Basic Etiquette for Law School and Beyond– Free food.


I don’t normally write so many unsolicited advice posts, but with the upcoming year starting and me looking back with a perhaps mawkish affection for my first couple of weeks of school, I just can’t help myself. Back in my Umass days, my friend Steve would say that you can learn a lot about a person […]

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Spare me your tautologies.


I had a professor at Umass and when we would write something wordy and stupid (as undergrad poli sci majors are super apt to do) he would circle it in red marker and write TAUTOLOGICAL STATEMENT! This was a source of great shame, because it meant that my writing was elementary or that it smacked […]

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{ridiculous} things people have told me and then argued with me when I corrected them.


Usually I just give up and walk away, or put my head down and not say anything. However, due to finals and holiday season stress, I’ve got to get this nonsense off my back. “Poker is legal” “Twin Falls has an atty gen” “Prosecutors get murdered all the time in Idaho” “People shoot at prosecutors […]

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