Saturday, August 24, 2013

Various and Sundry

My brief for an appellate case before the First Circuit Court of Appeals is due in about 5 weeks. Yikes!

My Legal Research & Writing II class has started.  This is my fifth year teaching legal research & writing here, and every year I notice how I bring my own legal writing game up a notch during this semester-long course.  Every time.  I think possibly the most important lesson I have to teach as a (legal) writer is: be self-aware.  If you're not self-aware, you can never improve.

My article for the New England Law Review on immigration implications of the Supreme Court's decision overturning the Defense of Marriage Act is still in the editorial process.

My short story "District Court Station" - conceived of while on the air with Jordan Rich of WBZ Radio several years ago - is awaiting its fate at Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine.  We shall see if they pick it up!