On Criminal Defense and Listservs

As a former English professor, Jeff Gamso is no stranger to allegory, metaphors and other literary devices. In a nostalgic and almost wistful entry on baseball over at Gamso For The Defense, Gamso writes about a lawyer posting… Read More

Overheard on Twitter

From @colinsamuels I always prefer my wife’s holiday baking but I never criticize anyone else’s. People who live in gingerbread houses should not throw scones. From @Popehat Rule of thumb: when a client sends you homemade Christmas fudge,… Read More

In Defense of Listservs: Take What You Can. Ignore Everything Else.

Scott Greenfield and Matt Brown have both warned recently about the perils of participating on a listserv.  Keith Lee, commenting on Greenfield’s site, was even more emphatic:  “The real issue is . . . who the hell still… Read More

Overheard on Twitter

@mattbrownaz Capital defendant has murder tattooed on his neck.  Bet he regrets that decision right about now. @kakapojayne I can’t understand why Pastor Terry Jones wants to burn a copy of the Koran when there are so many… Read More

On-Line Reputations and Bloggers Who Spam

Bloggers get all sorts of spam. Sometimes spammers use a compliment to get you to approve their comment:  “Terrific work!” someone tried to post on my site yesterday.  “This is the type of information that should be shared… 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

Criminal Defense Attorney Challenges to the Breath Test in a Washington, D.C. DWI or DUI Case

Over the last couple of weeks, I have covered potential legal challenges along every step of an arrest for driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving under the influence (DUI), or operating while impaired (OWI) in Washington, D.C. Specifically, I… Read More

A Neophyte Deals with Search Engine Optimization

Ever since I set up this website a couple of months ago, I have had many offers – for a fee, of course – to improve the site’s ranking on Google.  I have always been a neophyte when… Read More

Tracking the Koehler Law Blog: We’re #2117!

I read a New Yorker article a couple of years ago in which the author was tracking sales of his new book on Amazon.com.  While I can’t recall the author’s name or the title of the book, I… Read More

Addicted to Google Analytics

My wife and I went to see the movie Julie & Julia a couple of months ago, and I was reminded recently of the scene in which the young woman starts her blog.  After posting for a couple… Read More