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Entries from August 2007

A Call to Arms

August 30th, 2007 · No Comments

I’m not sure this post is appropriately titled, particularly since at least part of the inspiration for it is an armless woman, Venus de Milo. More accurately, the re-evaluation of the time period in which she was created is the inspiration for this post.

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Tags: Law and Legal Issues

Raping Our Justice System

August 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Rape. It’s a strong, powerful word which evokes a great deal of emotion. Rape itself, of course, is a crime. Even in the United States, we still put people on trial when they are accused of crimes. The purpose of a trial is to decide if they did commit a crime. Until the jury hears […]

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Tags: Law and Legal Issues

Spinning

August 19th, 2007 · No Comments

I’m confused. The Weinstein Co. release “The Last Legion,” featuring Ben Kingsley in an action tale set in ancient Rome, tanked with just $2.6 million, finishing at No. 12. advertisement In narrower release, MGM’s comedy “Death at a Funeral,” a tale of outrageous goings-on at a British patriarch’s farewell, opened solidly with $1.3 million. — […]

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Tags: General Comments

My Last Sony Vaio

August 17th, 2007 · No Comments

I’ve been a Sony Vaio laptop user for something like six years or more now. Last week, I purchased the third — and last — Vaio I will ever own. Interestingly, I had no significant choice in making the purchase. And now that I’ve made it, I find my choices are even further limited. The […]

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Tags: Technology

Attorney Advertising Woes

August 14th, 2007 · No Comments

Sometimes I wonder if I’m the only attorney out there frustrated with the advertising systems available to us. From talking with other attorneys, I get a sense that I’m not. Yet I can’t figure out why things are as bad as they are, if everyone is as frustrated as me.

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Tags: Law and Legal Issues