Keeping Busy, and Keeping it Brief

Last week was crazy busy, which is why there weren’t any posts. I was in court 3 days in a row, (spoke two days!) and observed autopsies on Friday. I also wrote two fairly long motions/appeals. This week, on the other hand, I’m assigned to the Juvenile Division, where we work with both Child Welfare…

Toot Toot!

That noise in the title is my horn. I am tooting it. (I promise, this blog hasn’t changed from “The Unfortunate Wallet” to “The LawElk Brags About All Of The Things” even if that’s how it currently looks. I have two substantive legal blog posts in the works, so I’ll get right back to boring…

Winning

The title sums up my return to work after a lovely long weekend back home. A brief post to detail my successes today. I read through the new appeal I was assigned, and everything looks relatively straightforward. The general argument is “Okay, federal law is nice and all, but you’re not in a federal court,…

Field Trips!

One of the great things about being an intern is going on field trips. So far, we’ve had two (and I might’ve mentioned the first already, but I forget so you get to hear about it again). We’ve got another two or three scheduled, so that’ll be a good time. (Places we have yet to…

Hurry Up and Wait, Lawyer Version

The title pretty much describes my second week of work. (I should probably talk to Nikki about creating an “Adventures in Las Vegas” category, because while I see the [short squat version of the] Empire State Building and the [short version of the] Chrysler Building almost every day, I’m not actually in NYC…) Last Friday,…

What Happens In Vegas Stays In Vegas…

… but it may also require a return trip so you can deal with your criminal court case. Alternatively, it stays in Vegas but gets you banned from the Strip and/or means that when you return to Vegas, there’s an arrest warrant out for you, and you end up spending time not in your cool…