Category Archives: H. Legal documents

Theory and practice of understanding legal documents.

Defamation: “Can Trump Change Libel Laws?”

Source: Can Trump Change Libel Laws? – The New York Times No. Yesterday I came in praise of Linda Greenhouse, who used to cover the Supreme Court for the New York Times. Today I come in praise of Adam Liptak, … Continue reading

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A real lawyer analyzes Trump’s “pile of file folders” at the sort-of press conference

Kevin Underhill is a lawyer. He is also a satirist, picking up on the absurdities of life. Legal life, in his case. So I stand at attention when Kevin Underhill, at his LoweringTheBar site, takes the time to analyze that … Continue reading

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Speaking of non-disparagement clauses…

You’ll sign one if you volunteer for Donald Trump. I read this tidbit from 538’s Significant Digits and thought, “Could this be the bridge too far?” in the non-disclosure/non-disparagement employment contract business? What do you think? 2,271 words If you … Continue reading

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