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Friday, March 24, 2006

Tech Law Advisor : blog : Lawyers and blogging go together like witches and stoning

Tech Law Advisor : blog : Lawyers and blogging go together like witches and stoningLawyers and blogging go together like witches and stoning
Posted March 24, 2006 08:19 AM

Cameron Stracher in today's WSJ ($): "According to a survey conducted by blogads.com, lawyers ranked fourth among both readers and posters to blogs. Many of the best- known blogs, such as instapundit.com, are run by lawyers. It's easy to understand why blogging attracts the J.D. set: Few professions combine as much creative talent with so much mind-numbing work."

Also discusses Wonkette, Opinionistas lawyers turned fiction writers and recommends that a happy lawyer should start a blog about their work.

Monday, March 20, 2006

Daily Kos: Allawi: Iraq in civil war

Daily Kos: Allawi: Iraq in civil warAllawi: Iraq in civil war
by kos
Sun Mar 19, 2006 at 08:58:01 AM PDT

Who would know better than a former Prime Minister?

Iraq is in the middle of civil war, the country's former interim prime minister Iyad Allawi has told the BBC.

He said Iraq had not got to the point of no return, but if it fell apart sectarianism would spread abroad.

The UK and US have repeatedly denied Iraq is facing a civil war, but Mr Allawi suggested there was no other way to describe the sectarian violence.

Sunday, March 19, 2006

NPR : Georgia Wrestles with Death-Penalty Issues

NPR : Georgia Wrestles with Death-Penalty IssuesGeorgia Wrestles with Death-Penalty Issues

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by Kathy Lohr

Weekend Edition Sunday, March 19, 2006 · The American Bar Association wants a death-penalty moratorium in states where it finds legal shortcomings. One example: Georgia provides no public defenders for death-row inmates beyond an initial round of appeals.