RachelKulhavy

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Marbury at Midnight: Preparing Your Clients (And Yourself) for Stormy Weather

“How’s the weather in your neighborhood?” may become a primary question in your client consultations. You might think, “Do you really suggest that I ask a client about the weather? What in the world does that have to do with their legal issues?” Depending on your practice area, the weather can play an increasingly important role in properly researching legal questions. After one of the rainiest springs on record, Memorial Day weekend in Texas gave us record-setting floods. Houses wiped clean from their foundations, lakes overtopping their spillways, and millions of dollars of devastation. The Blanco River crested at 43 feet, which was 30…

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TatumLindsay

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Rhymes with Awe: Dyspepsia

Like any good pre-L, I keep up with legal news and trends, especially those in copyright and IP law. I recently came across an article that I knew I had to read: “Supreme Court Justices Are Getting ‘Grumpier,’ Study Finds”. Lately, I’ve been giving more thought to staying in academia, or perhaps clerking after law school. In the past, I thought my end goal would always be to enter private practice. Since taking my job in Egypt, however, I’ve come to find academic research and scholarship professionally rewarding, and, to my surprise, highly engaging. As I consider the potential pathways…

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riazmaeda

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The Healthy Lawyer: Detoxify Your Office

Do you have a drab, depressing-looking office?  White walls, desk covered with papers, no color to speak of?  Well, in addition to sprucing up your office décor, adding some aesthetically pleasing items such as plants, a sleek air purifier, and a beautiful salt lamp can also help detoxify your office and promote good health. Indoor Air Pollution Most Americans spend up to 90 percent of their time indoors.[i]  Given that most lawyers work anywhere from 1700 to upwards of 2000 hours a year,[ii] much of this time is spent inside an office building. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)…

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