Size Matters: A Usability Lesson From My Constitutional Criminal Procedure Exam

Confidence is a funny thing. It’s one of the few intangible things that we can lose. We don’t even have to lose it all at once — our level of confidence changes from day-to-day and moment-to-moment. For some, the swings between the high and low are huge and frequent; the deviation is sometimes so large …

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You’re never as good as you remember. That’s okay.

Clawed my way back after a nasty throat infection.  I hate being sick. The common response to that is “everybody hates being sick.” I hate that response. Don’t pretend there aren’t shades of gray. Everybody likes food but that doesn’t mean there are some who like food way more than others. I hate being sick …

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Much weather we’re having.

Winter is a wonderful season. Particularly when it’s wintry. Snow. Cold. Frozen stuff. Absolutely love it. In Winter, the expected response is to stay inside. Absolutely love inside. I prefer it more often than not. All kinds of comforts and things to entertain me. Burrowing under a blanket with a book, game, or loved one …

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Wearing a $7 three piece suit to the argument was my undoing.

The argument today capping my trial advocacy class a wasn’t a complete undoing. It wasn’t all constructive criticisms. There was a lot at work there — nerves, unfamiliarity, preparation, the whole nine yards. My thick wool suit certainly didn’t help though. Baked me like a potato. It was a bold strategy wearing that suit. It …

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