Sunday, November 30, 2008

What Legal Marketers Need to Know About Social Media
They said the same thing about e-mail.

Saturday, November 29, 2008

2006 Homeland Security law invokes the Almighty.
Ordered to publicize benevolent protection in "secular" state's reports.

Friday, November 28, 2008

Harper cancels scheduled opposition meeting Mon.
Scared of sane Canadians finally uniting against his incompetence.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Just heard @parkernow of CNW Group give a great talk on Bay St. for Legal Marketers.
Just got back from 1st Can. Place dowtown, heading to Pickering for dinner.
"Omar, you'll be a great lawyer. You carry yourself quite well." - Paul Martin, PC, former PM of Canada. 11/26/08
Twitter disables SMS service in Canada.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Ann Coulter's jaw broken and will be wired shut
(Actual headline)

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

OECD says rich nations face greatest shrinkage, worst recession since '80s.
Let me know when to move to Czeck Rep.
ABA Recalls Defective Lawyers

RT @lawiscool
Time in front of comp screens, video-games consoles vital to childhood development.
Yes, Facebook is good for you.
Harper: Recession imminent. But let's chill for now.
Economists: Action needed urgently. Who voted Tory 4 economy?
Why Obama should end the "war on terror"
Bush's infantile response harmed national interests; time to declare it dead.

Monday, November 24, 2008

Facebook tries to acquire Twitter, and "Fail Whales."
They should've hired Ahab for that hostile takeover.
If a person who represents themselves in court 'has a fool for a client'
then there's a lot more fools these days
Moon report released.
Suggests s. 13 repealled, alternate methods to address issue developed.
Jack Bauer shouldn't be US role model:
RT @indictbush

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Strangest hate crime case of the year.

New studies show religion makes you nicer , live longer
Spaghetti Monster has benefits
Does social media expose PR weaknesses?
FB stats from US Presidential election.
More than 20% increase in use.
Law Blogs, Aggregated
Do you need an aggregated feed too, or is just a site enough?

Saturday, November 22, 2008

I have QuickLaw helpdesk on speed dial.
This is pathetic.
Who needs NAFTA when you have free trade with Columbia? Btw, let's ignore human rights abuses worse than China.
Experienced lawyers work with clients. Young lawyers work with paper. You like working with paper, right?
Teen OD's live online. Watchers encourage him to die.
Reality entertainment gone too far?
Remember how Tories accused Libs of lavish spending?
They spend more, and during tough economic times.

Friday, November 21, 2008

Job market for witches in Sweden rising amidst bad economy.
Transferable skills for lawyers remain a challenge.
Idea from pirates for major economic stimulus: hijack large amounts of oil.
Wait, tried that already. Twice.
Google launches personalized searches.
Maybe now I'll stop getting feminine hygiene products when I Google "Mens Rea."
Emergency procedures enacted for (computer) virus infecting UK hospitals.
Fortunately MD handwriting available as backup.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Did New Deal prolong the Great Depression?
I'm skeptical - maybe it just made it less severe.
NIC 2025 Report.
Wealth transfer from West to East. New global players. Scarcity of resources. More conflicts, crime.
Was soil type responsible for voting patterns in the South?
"Rich loamy soils" of Cretaceous seas overwhelmingly for Obama
Statscan says Canadian kids have a drinking problem.
And it's usually sugar.
♬It's me again...
...As I fall on my knees today...♬
(Luciano, 1993)
Obama might create Chief Technology Officer cabinet position.
Are Canadians eligible?

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

I'm busy. Maybe time to actually do some work by Friday.
Politicians frustrated by the very same copyright laws they enact.
Law makers should think carefully.
Learn to drive standard transmission before taking up carjacking.
(Crim Law Tip)

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Is there a better way than Google to search for a lawyer?
Richard Dearden fires Harper as a client in Cadman case.
New SCC tests for patnent “obviousness” and “anticipation.”
Rothstein J introduces new "self-evident” factor.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Big Mike gets Early Release for being Overweight
Do marketers belong on Facebook?
Or are they just eavesdropping on the conversation?
Off to London, hoping to miss the snow.

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Batman, Turkey Sues Warner Bros.

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Dark side of Asper legacy revealed in Izzy's bio.
This is the guy who lobbied Liberal and donated Conservative.
"If you redistribute wealth it's socialism. If you redistribute wealth upward, it's policy." -Henry Giroux

Friday, November 14, 2008

Golden CO bans Menorahs on city property.
Christmas lights, Santa somehow not religious, get exemption due to "tradition."

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Conservatives consider selling CN Tower.
Next up, the maple leaf, beaver and the Canadian flag.
Best (fake) NYT issue. Ever.
Sources of conflict in Liberia frequently misunderstood.
Wondering if it will be too late before they underStand Darfur.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Going to Toronto tomorrow night.
Crude prices fall under $60.
Bush admin out of time to start another war to boost personal retirement funds.
Seems everyone is 'bah Humbug' this year.
Upside - great sales, shopping time!
Lawyers get noticed for social media.
This is proof that bench, sorry web, advertising works.
Thought collection plate stealing was bad - how about the whole church.
Didn't capitalism save Russia from poverty?
I'll have some energy crisis with that credit crunch, please.
Paris agencies advises: it's the end of the world. (Globe)

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Face time is a dying phenomenon for more lawyers.
Meanwhile, ugly people of the world rejoice.
I'm free. For now, until the next paper deadline.
Then exams.
Palin defers to G_D for 2012.
No word on if s/he accepts standing.
Fannie May might go under.
♫ We all fall down. ♫
I wear a WHITE poppy.

Monday, November 10, 2008

Harper abandons Premiers in tough economic times.
Obama plans to close Gitmo, hold criminal trials.
The rule of law is restored - almost. Constitutional rights debated.
Activists thinking about boycotting Utah.
That's one big state.

Sunday, November 9, 2008

J. Paul Getty - "The meek shall inherit the Earth, but not its mineral rights."
All the oil will be done by then.
Interviews with human rights lawyers Pearl Eliadis, and Donna Seale. Look for it in an upcoming podcast soon.
Sepulcher monks brawling again. Ethiopians chilling on the penthouse as usual, but now it seems it might cave in.
Stimulus plan, Chinese style.
$586-billion for transport, social welfare, boost wages, cap costs. NE1 mention of banks?
Garry Wise posts interviews from bloggers right before the election.

Saturday, November 8, 2008

5 jobs that supposedly suck.
Makes mine seem better.
(check out the 5 overrated ones too)
5 jobs that supposedly suck and another 5, more overrated than law.
Makes me feel better at night.
Obama most obsessive supporters have no further purpose in life. (Onion)
Man sues Idaho for $3 million after mosquito bite.

Friday, November 7, 2008

I'm on academic lockdown for a few days. ✎
Recession as usual tactics won't work.
Time to rethink capitalism.
The First _____ President

RT @slaw_dot_ca
♬We've only just begun...♬
The fight isn't over just cuz Obama won. Emanuel fought anti-war Dems; Summers pushed Cornel West out of Harvard.
Honda makes mechanical shoes.
There's no trunk space though, and no word yet about on-board GPS.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Wilkins: 'You'll miss Dubya.'
Not likely. I feel safer with Obama.
rbST from cloned and genetically modified cows produces more milk.
It's also banned in Canada.
Lower you risk of breast CA by 30% with migraine therapy.
Obama Win might be a Boon for Law Firms
RT @lawiscool
McCain and Palin had "a difficult relationship."
Republican infighting revealed.
Palin didn't know NAFTA countries, Africa is a continent.
A real personal brand is not about self-promotion.
Obama becoming a popular baby name.
Not Hussein?

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Athletes didn't pave the way for Obama.
Dear Sarah Palin, We eagerly await your $150,000 clothing donation on Nov 5th. Thanks in advance, Goodwill
RT @cameo
Interview with CTV done.
Doing an interview with CTV news this afternoon.
remember remember the 5th of november; when V's were drawn on Smith yet because Obama won nothing felt amiss, and midnights dream pure bliss
Major election upset.
Obama and McCain beaten by voting machine. (Onion)

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

How long? Too long.
This lie lasted long enough.
Is this over with Ohio in the bag? Let's hope so.
Race, age, post-grad ed, and 1st time voter stats interesting.
Vote Hussein not McCain, and we might get a higher voter turnout in the U.S. than Canada in over 50 years.
Between 1995 and 2005, roughly 60 right-wing terrorist plots were uncovered in the US.
RT @jmilles
I'm wondering if Joe the Plumber is hiring.

McCain & Palin might be looking for jobs soon.
Palin To Black Person: Todd & I Live With Racial Discrimination, Too!
Obama is actually Irish.
And I'm Polish.
McCain votes for Obama.
Blue bin is Democrat, right?
Due to long lines today, McCain voters have been asked to wait, and cast their votes on Wednesday
(Video) Obama in Virginia last night; fired up and ready to go.
Stock picks for an Obama win:
health sector
infrastructure securities
alt energy invest
Rove predicts 338-200 Obama win.
Glad he knows his time is over (for now).
Obama win could boost defence spending, given economic crisis?
Let's hope not.
Leader of KKK says Obama is an alien. I don't think he's referring to Mars
Will there be Obama inspired riots?
Rosa Parks sat so King could walk ..King walked so Obama could run Obama is running so we can all FLY!!

Monday, November 3, 2008

Audette: Usually we get through 30% of our questions.
With Pallin, we did the whole list.
Ont. to get $347M in equalization.
We're finally a "have-not" province.
Not sure if this is a good thing yet.
4 Handshakes from OBL.
Communications Data Bill will result in wholly false associations.
Remember Maher Arar?
♫Como Se Dice...Como Se llama? OBAMA, OBAMA♫

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Confessions of an Obamaniac in Canada.
YorkU strike catching heat on Law is Cool.
Is Obama A Mixed Blessing for Canada?

RT @slaw_dot_ca
"Syria and the Law of the Jungle."