A Dime a Dozen Political Blog ranks Law is Cool as one of the top 25 political blogs this summer.
1. http://www.michaelgeist.ca/ – pr7 – 182,020
2. http://thetyee.ca/Blogs/TheHook/ – pr6 – 169,602
3. http://westernstandard.blogs.com/ – pr6 – 266,842
23. http://lawiscool.com/ – pr5 – 874,663
Allan Rouben explains what trial within reasonable time is and a June 2009 SCC decision in R. v. Godin.
David Canton continues a discussion of essential tech skills for lawyers on Slaw.
In addition to my comment to his post, I suggest learning to back your data up. USB keys and external hard drives don’t cut it. Back up your data off-site over the Internet to protect against hardware failure, fire, flood, or theft.
Make sure the backup provider encrypts your data both in transit and on their servers. I use Amazon S3 with the Jungle Disk client software. It’s not free but it’s cheap.
I wouldn’t trust free services when it comes to data anyway.
US law students are worried about jobs after the best job market in 20 years starts heading down. Should we be too?