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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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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