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May 21, 2006

It's Sunday morning, so it's a good time to be a little self-indulgent.  (As Dorothy Parker once said, "Well, that's enough about you.  Let's talk about me.")  Law blogs are hardly new; in fact, there's a term for them:  "blawgs."  They're not new in Ohio, either.  The law school at the University of Akron has a site which discusses the subject, and gives the rundown on a number of blawgs.  Some cover Ohio law generally, some cover specific areas, some just tell war stories.  There's one by a young lawyer "with a strong interest in LGBT issues."  My guess is that if you don't know what that stands for, you probably wouldn't be interested. 

As I explain in the "About the Site" section, this is going to be a good bit narrower.  It's also going to be a work in progress, especially aesthetically.  There's a lot I want to do with the site, and it'll probably get a little dressier in a couple of months.  One of the things I'd like to have a button that you can click to send me an email telling me whether you like this idea or pointing out when I goof up.  I'll have that up soon.

Eventually, I'd like to use this site to set up sort of a forum for local lawyers to exchange cases, tips, stories, strategies, whatever.  Pooled knowledge is a powerful thing.  That's well down the road, though.  For now, what you've got is me.

Well, that's enough self-indulgence.  Powered by my second cup of Dunkin' Donuts coffee (French Vanilla), on to the law.

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