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10 Research Tips for Finding Answers Online

TEDBlog 10 Research Tips for Finding Answers Online Posted by: TED Guest Author October 2, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT Before Danielle Thomson was our TED Prize researcher, she wrote trivia for Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? and spent years finding difficult-to-source info for The Late Show with David Letterman. And she has quickly established herself as our […]

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50 simple ways you can market your practice

ABA JOURNAL FEATURES 50 simple ways you can market your practice POSTED JUL 01, 2013 10:19 AM CDT BY STEPHANIE FRANCIS WARD   You can spend a lot of money on legal marketing, but you don’t need to. Nor do you have to be naturally outgoing or charming. What is necessary for good business development, say […]

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Do you have the skills, traits and values of a good lawyer?

OPENING STATEMENTS What makes a good lawyer? Take this quiz to find out. POSTED NOV 01, 2014 05:10 AM CDT What makes a good lawyer? University of Missouri at Kansas City law professors Nancy Levit and Doug Linder sought to answer that question as a follow-up to their book TheHappy Lawyer. They’ve found a mix of […]

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Is it ‘Pleaded’ or ‘Pled’?

ABA JOURNAL POSTED JAN 17, 2013 11:29 AM CST BY DEBRA CASSENS WEISS An ABAJournal.com reader recently questioned the publication’s editorial judgment when a story told of two women who pleaded guilty to criminal charges. “This may be a hanged versus hung question,” said the reader using the name OKBankLaw, “but shouldn’t pleaded in the fourth paragraph be pled?” That much-debated question is being aired […]

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What are your go-to grammar guides?

Question of the week POSTED MAR 11, 2015 03:15 PM CDT BY LEE RAWLES Lawyers tend to care very deeply about language. Arguments frequently develop in our comments sections over punctuation, capitalization and grammar. ABA Journal columnist Bryan A. Garner once devoted an entire column to the word “shall.” And our own readers are not alone in their […]

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