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I took the month of July 2010 off for the law blog opinion business. In this age of digital technology and 24-hour news, not to mention primary political season, we are bombarded by people's opinions, even when we don't seek them.
My ban felt good. Sometimes in the law -- maybe many times -- it is good not to have an opinion, but only to watch, listen, observe, and be quiet. It is not unusual for me to tell people that it might be... Read More