Joining The Battle To Free Vimax

Spammers can be the bane of any blogger’s existence.  Apparently one of the spammers has a sense of humor.  So too does Matt Brown of Chandler Criminal Defense.  I reproduce his post from there in its entirety, just in… Read More

Justice, Injustice, and the Perspective of a Loving Spouse

This morning, as part of our new fitness regime, my wife and I rode our bikes to our office in Georgetown.  We talked about the visit this weekend of our two oldest kids on the occasion of my… Read More

On Norm Pattis and “The Happysphere”

Norm Pattis was in town this weekend, and Mirriam Seddiq and I joined him last night for dinner at Oyamel restaurant.  Seddiq’s brother works as the head bartender there, and he made sure we were treated like royalty…. Read More

Ode to Colin Samuels’ Mother

Back in the days when I tried to write fiction, my greatest aspiration was to get a short story into the Best American or O’Henry anthologies of best short stories for the year. Alas, I was never successful…. Read More

On The Ethics of Blogging About A Client

I don’t own my cases, and they aren’t mine to write about.  They belong to my clients, and my clients don’t want the worst experience of their lives strewn across the internet.  I respect that, so I don’t… Read More

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly On The Internet

A couple of days ago, my friend and colleague Mirriam Seddiq posted a very flattering piece on me on the Not Guilty blog.  Thank you, Mirriam. This is one of the many good things that have come about… Read More

On Jon Katz, Texas Hold ‘Em, and Fantasy Football

Last week I had the pleasure of getting together for lunch with fellow D.C.-area lawyers/bloggers Mirriam Seddiq and Jon Katz. Regular readers of this blog know Seddiq very well, but may not know that Katz authors one of… Read More

Mirriam Seddiq on Afghan TV

Regular readers of this blog know that I am a big fan of Mirriam Seddiq.  Here she is on an Afghan TV program discussing the U.S. legal system.  The interview with Mirriam can be found at around 8… Read More

Why I Hate Norm Pattis

I first learned Norm Pattis’ lousy, stinking name through Scott Greenfield, who often uses something Pattis has written as the launching point for one of his own entries.  And Greenfield writes about Pattis in reverential terms you don’t… Read More

A Noobie on Twitter

Yesterday I posted about my ambivalence on joining Twitter.  Today I joined. Mark Bennett was the first person to welcome me.  Scott Greenfield was the second, and, true to form, his welcome consisted mostly of an admonition about… Read More