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Legalese — Citizen’s Arrest

05/01/2021 Lori Duff 0

What can you do if you see someone commit a crime and there aren’t any police officers around?  Do you have to just let the bad guy go?  Can you make a ‘citizen’s arrest’ like […]

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Facebook, My Frenemy

04/24/2021 Lori Duff 0

The older I get, the more I hate social media.  That’s an unoriginal sentiment, I know.  I’m not, however, one of those people that thinks social media is pure evil.  It has its uses, even […]

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I Can’t Drive 55

04/10/2021 Lori Duff 0

FOR THE RECORD: if one is driving a yellow convertible Camaro, and if Joan Jett’s “I Hate Myself For Loving You” comes on the radio, it is physically impossible to drive less than 70 miles […]

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Legalese — Removing Bad Reviews

04/05/2021 Lori Duff 0

Lots of people have called me over the past couple of years wanting me to do ‘something’ about what they believe to be an unfair and certainly unflattering Yelp or Google review.  While this isn’t […]

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Old Lady Duff

03/27/2021 Lori Duff 0

The average life expectancy of an American woman in 1921 was 60.1 years.  Since I am currently 50-point-I don’t want to do the math years old, that means that a mere 100 years ago I […]

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Legalese — Lawyer Jokes

03/20/2021 Lori Duff 0

Like most lawyers, I have a collection of lawyer jokes at the ready.  What do you call 1,000 lawyers at the bottom of the ocean?  A good start.  Why won’t sharks attack lawyers?  Professional courtesy.  […]

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Just Say Nope

03/13/2021 Lori Duff 0

Every once in a while I stumble upon a product so life changing, I have to write about it.  I promise you, the good folks at Smarta$$ and Sass who sold it to me have […]

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Legalese — Funeral Processions

03/06/2021 Lori Duff 0

I’ve had a number of people asking me what they are supposed to do when they are sharing the road with a funeral procession.  Obviously, you should show respect, but that can vary under different […]

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Bored

02/13/2021 Lori Duff 0

I can’t remember the last time I was bored.  Bored seems like such a luxury.  It means that there is nothing to clean, your books-to-read pile is done, all your yard work is complete, there […]

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Legalese — Disbarment

02/06/2021 Lori Duff 0

Lawyers are members of bar associations.  Some bar associations, like each individual State’s Bar Association, require mandatory membership if you want to legally practice law in that state.  Other bar associations are voluntary.  These can […]

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Mask Up for Kindness

01/30/2021 Lori Duff 0

If you’re going to have to wear a mask, make it a cute one with puppies on it In case you hadn’t noticed, we are in the middle of a pandemic.  As I am writing […]

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Control

01/16/2021 Lori Duff 0

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but things have been a little bit out of control lately.  We can’t seem to go more than 45 minutes without breaking news.  That doesn’t even count all the […]

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Legalese — The Pledge of Allegiance

01/10/2021 Lori Duff 0

The pledge of allegiance is something that most of us learned in school.  I remember it being a rote part of mornings, something we did with hand over heart, not really thinking about the words.  […]

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Spoil the Puppy

01/02/2021 Lori Duff 0

We have been dog owners for over two years now. Having Lincoln in our house has revealed a divide that I feel like sociologists should study.  The divide is along gender lines, which I don’t […]

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Legalese — Separation of Powers

12/27/2020 Lori Duff 0

Most of us are aware of the three branches of government – the Executive, the Legislative, and the Judicial.  However, other than the basic awareness, it seems from many social media posts, often by people […]

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An Antedote to 2020

12/20/2020 Lori Duff 0

Well, well, well.  We all thought that would never happen.  The end of 2020.  What a year.  I suppose there’s someone out there who is thinking, “This was my best year ever!” but I can […]

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