law-blogs-and-blogging

It speaks…

I have just had the great pleasure of doing a podcast with Charon QC, talking about mature entry to the law, the LPC and recruitment, and legal aid. I also made a faltering attempt to explain the tolerated tresspasser issue. The podcast is now up...

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Glittering Prizes

Not that I am at all obsessive about such things, at least not since I forced myself to keep checking down to once a month or so, but out of the allegedly 71 million blogs tracked by Technorati (surely less than half of which are active), Nearly...

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Now there's a thought

I was talking with a friend this weekend, one of the few people who know my secret identity. 'Why', my friend asked me, 'don't you have more about criminal law and practice on the blog?' 'More?', I said, 'I have nothing about Criminal on there'....

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A useful thing

Entirely thanks to Enquiring Minds, I have found Feedity, which will turn a web page into a RSS feed where it lacks one. Given the lack of RSS feeds for all kinds of legal and government sites, this is a very useful thing if it works as advertised....

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Show me the money

My blog is worth $22,581.60. How much is your blog worth? That should see me through about six months as a trainee. £12K! For my erudesence? Pah. I'm cheap but not that cheap. [Thanks to Tim Kevan of The Barrister Blog]

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Ring out wild bells

And finally... Nearly Legal has a training contract, and mirable dictu, with a legal aid firm (at least pro tem) and to start shortly. I've come over all Fotherington-Thomas. Hello birds, hello sky. It was about bloody time somebody took a punt on...

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More than reasonable?

Ken Adams of adamsdrafting.com emailed me the other day. I've enjoyed dipping into his site, even though my area has nothing to do with contract drafting and a relatively small amount of contractual interpretation. I like the overlaying of...

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What he said

Corporate Law appears to be having a bit of a crise. I feel for him. As far as I can tell, Corporate doesn't think his blog has been getting the attention/traffic that it should. If that is the case, then I'd agree. There are very few sites in this...

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The uses of vanity

Hands up how many readers of the British blawgs had read BabyBarista's blog prior to say four to six weeks ago? No? Me neither. But it has been apparently going since October 06. In a textbook campaign, BabyBarista made himself known though...

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Masquerade

The theme of the last few days for me, at least in regard to some small corners of the law blog world, has turned out to be the failure of anonymity. Item one: Someone has apparently worked out who Pupilblog is. Item two: I've been reading...

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