Self Improvement

I’m Sorry, But I Simply Can’t

Over at Defending People, Mark Bennett is explaining to lawyers how to decide when to reject a potential new client, and what to do about it. I have developed, and I suspect that most criminal-defense lawyers develop, an intuitive sense for when we shouldn’t take cases. I get myself in trouble when I ignore that […]

Assessing My Character

According to Cory Doctorow at Boing Boing, Maya Angelou once said I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he or she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights. I don’t know if she really said that, but I thought it would make a […]

Resolutions for 2006

Lots of people are making New Year’s resolutions right now. Something about the list at Not Guilty made me decide to do my own: Windypundit’s New Year’s Resolutions for 2006 Same as everyone else: lose weight. I lost a bunch of weight in the first half of this year and then gained a bunch of […]