This is a question I’ve heard many times, when people are trying to figure out if they understand what they’re studying. It seems pretty clear to me that if you have a good grasp on a subject, you should be able to explain it to someone without the relevant educational background (maybe. I’m sure there … Continue reading Can You Explain It To Grandma?
This isn't a substantive post at the moment. It will become so when I've done some more work. For the moment, it's a request for information and ideas. (I will update this with something like what I present) As some of you may know and I mention in my "about" page, I volunteer with older … Continue reading Crowdsourcing: Explaining the Law
On lecturers and bias, with a side of ancient Greek history.
If I could go back to September when I started this law degree, I’d tell myself a few things, which would have made life a whole lot easier. I can’t do that, but I can take stock and perhaps share a few things that might make life easier for others who follow on from me. … Continue reading Things I Wish I’d Known… Humility
Edit to add: I'm not going to substantially edit this piece, because I don't want to change the record, but I'm going to bring the central question right to the top. Juries are meant to be impartial, uninfluenced by outside sources. What can and can't, legally, be published about active criminal proceedings is limited. The … Continue reading High Profile Trials, Social Media, and the Jury
Launching Seeking Nomoi: what's this all about, then?