My new article for Lawyerist on legal ethics issues related to virtual law practice:
My latest for Lawyerist on legal ethics issues related to big data.
My new opinion piece on the Daily Caller in which I make the case that a jury composed of fellow citizens is the fairest method of safeguarding our freedom, promoting justice, and ultimately protecting democracy until a more nuanced understanding of how the current jury system—and the justice system as a whole—can ensure that the system continues to be responsive to the needs of society
I had the opportunity to discuss money in politics and the 2016 election on 970 WFLA’s Reality Check with Ryan Gorman.
Listen below or access the full story here.
My Latest for Lawyerist:
It’s a real-life take on the classic story of David and Goliath. Except, in this case, Goliath has ex-CIA personnel scrutinizing the reputation of both the plaintiff and his lawyer. Enjoy!
Happy Fourth of July!
In celebration of America’s independence, here’s my new Lawyerist profile of lawyers and judges who shaped the nation:
My new favorite finds?
—Noah Webster, who engaged in one of the first climate change debates, “translated” the Bible because he thought it was dirty and felt that “a woman couldn’t read it without blushing,” and fathered the the American English language, dictionary, and copyright law.
—Francis Hopkinson, who was a treasurer, songwriter, inventor, poet, writer, artist, and lawyer who supported the American Revolution by signing the Declaration of Independence and writing songs like “The Battle of the Kegs.” He claimed to design the American flag, but Congress denied his request for a quarter cask of wine as payment. Also, just how many of the Founding Fathers were self-taught bibliophiles and creative-types, despite being lawyers.
Read more on Lawyerist.