"I do not want an American president who cannot restrain himself from shouting "F*** you!" at his peers." [Bill Dyer of BeldarBlog, explaining why he opposes John McCain's bid for the Republican nomination]
"[W]hile this might strike a meaningful blow for reality, our job is not to right the wrongs of racial prejudice, but to represent our clients." [Scott H. Greenfield at Simple Justice, writing about cross-racial eyewitness IDs and his discussion with an audience member at a CLE]
"[P]laintiff class attorneys must do a better job of representing their clients. The shift to federal court and the increased judicial scrutiny of class settlements mean that plaintiff class attorneys must raise their game." [Plaintiff lawyer Victor M. Diaz, Jr., writing about the Class Action Fairness Act two years after its passage in the Daily Business Review]
"I talk to 3 or 4 lawyers a day about legal blogs. Most are scared to death of blogging on too focused of a topic. The fear is that by blogging on a niche, nobody will contact them on any other sort of work. Not true." [Kevin O'Keefe at the LexBlog Blog, writing about "the key to blogging success."]
“At a presentation I recently gave to a room of 150 to 200 lawyers, almost every one raised his hand in response to my question: ‘How many of you have used PowerPoint or an electronic presentation program in a closing?’” [Illinois lawyer Todd Flaming, quoted in a Chicago Tribunearticle about legal technology] (link from Dennis Kennedy)
"I don't know what it is, but I have this problem -- it started a year ago or so -- of sounding like I'm screaming when I sneeze. It's just absurd to suddenly and seemingly for no reason let out a blood-curdling shriek." [Ann Althouse at Althouse, writing on a slow news day]
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