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Using the internet in the law 2.0

1201kramer1:  Attorney Charles Kramer.  KAREN ELSHOUT/photo

To those of us who have been practicing law for a while, “younger” lawyers are now comprised of all barristers, solicitors and counselors under the age of 40. For those of you whippersnappers out there, the use of iPads, smart ...

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Supreme Court Justice Neil “GoFetch”

1201kramer1:  Attorney Charles Kramer.  KAREN ELSHOUT/photo

The days of extensive fraternity and sorority hazing are mostly long gone. Except for the occasional story of some collegiate throwback experience, which leads invariably to discipline and sanction, the world has moved on. Well, perhaps not the entire world. ...

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Why isn’t this music to my ears?

1201kramer1:  Attorney Charles Kramer.  KAREN ELSHOUT/photo

So, there I was, minding my own business, reviewing the law in Shelly’s case and the rule against perpetuities, when a prospective client walked into my office within the newly reconstructed Levison Towers, without an appointment. To protect my sanity, ...

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The crisis which knows no number

1201kramer1:  Attorney Charles Kramer.  KAREN ELSHOUT/photo

For as long as David Jenkins, Esq. could remember, he’d toyed with the idea of being a writer. He also dabbled in painting, and in photography, for a time.  When he graduated college, he headed to law school, not because ...

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Commentary: Examining the American culture of law-breaking

With the recent “legalization” of marijuana use in several states, most discussion has centered on the taxes that will be raised, the health issues, and whether it’s a morally good idea. Strangely, nobody seems to be focusing on the fact that state government is literally giving the proverbial finger to federal law.

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