Last blog added on Friday, October 19th, 2018

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Creative writing about legal decisions.

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  • The “Whole and Nothing But” EditionOctober 14, 2018

    This post has been percolating in my head for a few weeks, as I stew about the news from south of the border, the confirmation of a Justice of the highest court in the land, and the statements of the President and members of the party putting his name forward, and the beginning of the aftermath.  Th … Read more »

  • Those Birds and their G.D. Screeches EditionSeptember 14, 2018

    Ok, totally sort of cool to get screeched in with some NL historical whatever.  Shall we screech the scallop?  I recall birds pecking incessantly at the tin chimney of my grandparents’ ranch house in Saskatchewan. So amusing to a 6 year old.  Less amusing to my mother. Are you verified screeachable? … Read more »

  • Dog Days of Summer: The Dog Ate My Alibi EditionAugust 13, 2018

    There’s a new movie out, Dog Days, described by one reviewer as a “deeply naff feelgood dogcom” that “makes Marley and Me look like Citizen Kane, and is actually pretty creepy, in the way that only aggressively life affirming movies can be.”  Suggestion:  rewatch Dog Day Afternoon.  And check out lo … Read more »

  • Be Careful What You Wish For: The Lottery EditionJuly 17, 2018

    Many first-year law students will have horrid flashbacks to Contracts Law and the mysteries of terms and conditions, fine print, regulations, and oral contracts.  I thought that a contract’s requirement of “consideration” meant that the parties had to be kind and considerate to each other and think … Read more »

  • I’ve Got Your NumbersJuly 1, 2018

    I’ve not posted for a while:  things got busy.  I do this blog because I enjoy it and didn’t want it to become a draining, mandatory thing.   So, here I am again.  Crowd-funding to allow me to stop working and blog full-time is most appreciated. I was thinking about familiar phrases involving number … Read more »