Driving for Uber? Make sure you are properly covered.


Uber is in Boise. There are finally enough drivers to make the service work. Hurrah! We are a city! I snagged my first Uber car the other night, it was a pleasant experience despite the guy driving five miles an hour under the speed limit. Its a sweet way to make some extra cash (unless […]

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Idaho’s email spam laws (law for both small business and consumers!)


Email offers inundate our inboxes between black Friday and now. I’ve taken lots of steps to unsubscribe and filter and block everything that I consider SPAM. However, there has been one local business that has been especially fond of emailing me regardless of how many times I unsubscribe. As a local business, and as a consumer, you should be aware of Idaho’s stance on email spam. Here is a memo I wrote a while ago that is worth reminding:

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Action for Seduction


Idaho has a lot of territory-era laws on the books. Sometimes I come across them. My favorite thus far is “Action for Seduction” Idaho Code 5-308 which states: “An unmarried female may prosecute, as plaintiff, an action for her own seduction, and may recover therein such damages, pecuniary or exemplary, as are assessed in her […]

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Guh. The Bar Exam.


While its not until the end of July, my prep class starts tomorrow. I’ve been halfheartedly going through the multiple choice prep for prep class for the past couple days. Oh jeez, is it depressing, mixed in with me feeling really smart, then back to feeling more S-M-R-T. The worst is that my baseline anxiety […]

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PSA: Criminal Defendant Edition


With my previous externship as a prosecutor I had the chance to interact with a lot of defendants. Before you start thinking I’m too fancy, I handled light misdemeanors (driving without privs, kids with beer, that sort of thing) and infractions (such as dog off leash tickets). I LOVED IT. Mainly because these weren’t SVU-gnarly […]

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