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Legal Research is EASY · 3d ago

Smells Fishy

Did you know that fresh fish is not supposed to smell like fish?  Counter intuitive, I know. It should come to no surprise, then, that if fish smells fishy, it's not fresh. More to the point...
Legal Research is EASY · 6d ago

SPOILER ALERT

I have a confession.  I have not always been an information god.  Yes, yes, shock as that may be to some of my fans but I have not always been the dashing hunk of a Librarian you now "see" b...
Legal Research is EASY · 1W ago

Gotta Watch Where You're Going

I was surfing around the web the other day and I came across a website extolling the virtues of the latest craze: Virtual Reality (VR) Headsets.  At least with the Pokemon game that has swep...
Legal Research is EASY · 2W ago

Word of the Month for April 2017: Fraud

In today's news is the story of greed and stupidity.  That's greed (on the part of Wells Fargo and the banking system, in general) and stupidity because clearly the system thinks people are ...
Legal Research is EASY · 3W ago

Be prepared

You can never be too prepared.  This has never been more salient than today when I was reading an article about the San Andreas fault.  Seems, every 100 years, the tectonic plates typically ...
Legal Research is EASY · 1M ago

No one said it was going to be easy

The thing about law and legal things is that it freaks people out because sometimes (OK, most times) the law is confusing.  Take, for example, a California divorce.  In California, there are...
Legal Research is EASY · 1M ago

Not Set in Stone

One of the things that amaze me about law and the people who try to practice it is the fact that most people (attorneys and pro pers) think that if they find a form in a book, that that is h...
Legal Research is EASY · 1M ago

Word of the Month for March 2017: Boilerplate

Never ceases to amaze how lawyers can take simple language and make it so it freaks non-lawyer people out of their minds.  For example, the other day an older lady comes in to the library.Se...
Legal Research is EASY · 1M ago

Danger from below

The other day as I was surfing the television channels, I happened upon one show that featured a whole lot of quicksand.  For those not in the know, quicksand is that stuff which, if stepped...
Legal Research is EASY · 2M ago

Some people's kids

First, a limerick:There once was a couple who owed rent.They were so much in debt they were bent;Their folks they did get,To lend every cent,And now they all live in a tent.The other day, I ...