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Sonia Sotomayor on Thanksgiving

In searching for an appropriate legal-themed Thanksgiving quote, I found┬áSupreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's statement to be representative of my own feelings on Thanksgiving Day. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. "I am an ordinary person who has been blessed... Continue Reading →

I’m not boring or serious

Remember this quote? "Sweetheart, you don't need law school. Law school is for people who are boring and ugly and serious." - Mr. Woods,┬áLegally Blonde Well I'm none of those things.   Thank you to Amelia Kibbe for this idea.... Continue Reading →

The role of the court…

"The role of the court is to apply law to the facts of the case before it... not to legislate, not to arrogate to itself the executive power, not to hand down advisory opinion on the issues of the day."... Continue Reading →

Inspiration by Abraham Lincoln

For all law scholars and students who need some inspiration: "If you are absolutely determined to make a lawyer of yourself, the thing is more than half done already." - Abraham Lincoln I guess I've been half done with law... Continue Reading →

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