Tag: Frolic and Detour

  • Blogatory Pet Peeve: Airport Wifi Surveillance

    I’d like to vent today about a problem I’ve known about for a while but that I encountered again today. Bear with me: even understanding the problem requires a bit of set-up.

  • This Is Not A Drill!

    First, to those of you abroad who are friends to America. Don’t worry! We are a strange country filled with strange characters. But our wise founding fathers bequeathed us political institutions that have proved surprisingly strong for more than two centuries. For now, thank goodness, it seems highly unlikely that Mr. Trump could win a……

  • What’s Going On At HLS?

    I have been following the news from Harvard Law School, my law school, with concern. What is going on at HLS? I want to note two items that were worrying to me and maybe to you. The first is the anti-Semitic remarks that, according to a published report, an “HLS student, who is the president……

  • Trouble at Northern New England School of Law

    In this strangest of political seasons, my foreign readers will be forgiven for thinking that America is a strange place indeed. And the American legal world is no exception. Just recently, in a reprise of Ashford v. Thornton, a lawyer from Staten Island demanded trial by battle in an action against him for aiding a……

  • Jodat!

    When I’m traveling I like to take photos of great lawyer advertisements. Here’s one of my all-time favorites, from Bradenton, Florida. It’s for the Jodat Law Group, which apparently practices in the areas of automobile accidents and divorce. “Who’s that,” you ask? “Jodat!”