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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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Conversation -v- Contract

I knew I was tempting fate. I made a comment yesterday on Pupilblogger's post on litigants-in-person. Today came the swift nemesis to my hubris. A day full of new enquries fom what turned out to be l-i-ps. Not that they tell you that at first. Oh...

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Age Bar

I read Lawyer-2-be's comments on diversity and age in relation to entry to the Bar with interest. As regular visitors will know, the problems of mature entrants to the legal profession is something of a (self-interested) hobbyhorse of mine....

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Obvious filler 4

There is plenty of material that I ought to be writing about, but I'm going to have to pull a Pupilblogger, because I can't talk about it now. So, in the place of anything substantial, interesting or even legal, it is time once more to gaze in awe...

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Lessons from Lahore?

With all due respect to the striking legal aid Criminal solicitors and the Law Society, this is an impressive bunch of protesting lawyers. A reminder that the struggle between the rule of law and rule by decree is sometimes literally that. I do...

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Not just me then

Binary Law doesn't like the Times Online redesign. Good. I loathe it. From intrusive, slow, floating ads (even in Firefox), to an utterly overloaded ad-and-submenu-and-splashspot-laden page, it is dreadful. It makes the Grauniad look like something...

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Things fall apart…

the centre cannot hold. Not a good week, all in all. When the legal highlight of the week is some scurrilous story about the DPP and the Criminal Bar Association spokesperson enjoying illict souvlaki together, then we are in trouble. Although two...

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