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Saturday, September 27, 2008

Resources for Teachers

Those who know me know that I'm partial to teachers. In fact, I love them. My grandmother was my third grade teacher; my younger sister is a teacher. And I will do anything I can for teachers. That's why I'm posting this link. It's a great resource for teachers -- or anyone -- looking for information about our government.

Here's the link:

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Letterman Busts McCain

No matter what political party you are affiliated with, this is funny. Watch what happened on Letterman last night. It's 9 minutes long, but well worth the wait.

The Warrior

Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College ("TLC") publishes a magazine called The Warrior. I subscribed to it a while back. It has made me a better lawyer. The magazine has some useful articles and inspiring stories. If you're reading this blog you'd enjoy a subscription too. Here's the link to the TLC's Web site:

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Hospital Information

Do you need hospital information? For example, how many beds a facility has, etc. Here is a great resource for locating this kind of information: The Hospital Blue Book. It's published by Billian's Health Data. It comes in a national edition and regional editions.

Here's the link to Billian's site:

Thursday, September 11, 2008

September 11, 2001

May we never forget.

New TN S. Ct. Case on the Element of Duty

Among the elements of negligence, duty is important. If no duty arises, there can be no breach of a duty, and thus, no negligence. The Tennessee Supreme Court discusses the element of duty in Satterfield v. Breeding Insulation Co., No. E2006-00903-SC-R11-CV (Tenn. Sept. 9, 2008). Justice Koch authored the majority opinion of the Court. Here's the link to that opinion:

Chief Justice Holder issued a separate concurring and dissenting opinion. She disagrees with the remainder of the Court on how foreseeability figures into their analysis. Here's the link to that opinion:

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Tennessee's New Chief Justice

Yesterday I attended the investiture ceremony for Justice Janice Holder. She is only the third woman to serve on the Tennessee Supreme Court. And now she is the first woman to serve as its chief justice.

Congratulations, Chief Justice Holder!

Read more about her at this link: