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 practice, research, writing and technology.
Speed Up Your Computer by Dealing With Energy Hogs
Are you reading this post on a computer that has slowed down significantly? To the point that you want to replace it? Before you whip out your credit card, try a few simple things on your computer. You might make it more useable without spending a dime. I’ve already posted two ways you can improve your computer’s performance. …
Research & Writing
I Just Can’t Face It
In the first year of law school, students pick up many bad writing habits. Perhaps the chief of these is to use previously unfamiliar phrases that have a (specious) lawyerly appearance. An example is at first blush, which is not commonly used outside the law; and because it’s used so much within it, it ought to be avoided as an over-used cliché. …