Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research and writing, practice, and technology.
Tackle That (In)Box
When people ask “How are you doing?” I think most people answer on behalf of their inboxes. “Full”, some might say, or “Crazy” say most as they glance at the notice saying that there are 99,999 email messages in their inbox and then glance at the clock indicating the time remaining in their day. …
Research & Writing
Think of Your Reader
A lot of writing by lawyers is clearly intended only for other lawyers. Cases in point from a recent edition of Lexology: Opinions: the Sixth Circuit’s most active authors. Squire Patton Boggs. This post examines which Sixth Circuit judges write the most opinions. My analysis examined opinions available on Lexis over a five-year span. On…