ABA Blawg 100

March 15, 2012

Around The Blawgs: Personifying Loss

Note: “Around The Blawgs” spotlights and shares excerpts of noteworthy posts from among the The ABA Journal’s “Blawg 100.” From Persuasive Litigator: Personify Loss March 12, 2012 By Dr. Ken Broda-Bahm Legal cases are about loss:  asserting, proving, disputing, and defending against loss.  Those who study and practice civil litigation have a strong interest in knowing how people comprehend and give meaning to loss, because that is what determines their reaction to your case.  And current events provide a fitting, albeit tragic, example.  On February 22nd, veteran wartime correspondent Marie Colvin was killed alongside French photographer Remi Ochlik by the Syrian government’s shelling of the city of Homs.  The iconic reporter had spent her career covering conflicts in every imaginable hot spot:  Iraq, Palestine, the Balkans, Chechnya, East Timor, Israel, and lost her left eye while covering the civil war in Sri Lanka.  Wherever she was, she was far from the only one at risk, but she was there because she chose to put her life on the line to shine a light on stories that would otherwise be invisible. ip address .  Her funeral mass is today in New York City. Visit Persuasive Litigator to read the complete post here.
April 2, 2012

Around The Blawgs

Note: “Around The Blawgs” spotlights noteworthy posts from among the The ABA Journal’s “Blawg 100.” Wall Street Journal Law Blog When Your Professor Doesn’t Make You Buy The Whole Book From The Sidebar Legislating Transparency & The Supreme Court’s Reluctance to Televise Oral Arguments Small Firm Innovation The App Missing from your Practice Virtual Law Practice Release of iPad App for Virtual Practice D.A. Confidential I’ve Loved You For A Thousand Years SLAW The Cloud Descends On ABA Techshow 2012 Robert Ambrogi’s Lawsites More News From MyCase: A Built-In Word Processor Ride The Lightning Law Enforcement Routinely Tracks Cell Phones web security web security .