If you are not a native Floridian, you may not know all the great plants that thrive in the humid Florida climate. This website helps you out with expert advice, an interactive yard program and a plant database. It’s a must read before the growing season starts!
Take a look at Florida Yards.org
What’s a blawg? A blawg is a legal blog. there are a few directories of blawgs including a directory from the ABA.
The first blawg everyone should be following is Law and the Multiverse. James Daily and Ryan Davidson look through the world of comics, sci fi, and other fiction to answer the legal issues presented. For example, see the post on alter egos. It’s a fun way to review legal issues and to see there are legal issues everywhere!
Second, a more serious blawg is Jotwell, where recently published law journal and law review articles are reviewed. A great place to start looking for recent articles in your ALWR topic area!
Courts are dealing with a whale of an issue–whether animals have constitutional protection under the 13th Amendment! The organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) recently filed a lawsuit against SeaWorld, naming five whales held at SeaWorld Orlando and SeaWorld San Diego as the plaintiffs. CNN and the BBC report the lawsuit claims a violation of the five whales’ 13th Amendment protections. You can see a copy of the complaint by going to the PETA’s Official blog under the post for October 11, 2011 (click the hyperlink “filing a lawsuit” for a PDF of the complaint).
Need to take a quick break from your books? Check out this website for humorous videos featuring all things legal.
The Video Venue
Here is a link to an amusing look at some of the questions criminal defense attorneys often face. Though funny, it also has an element of truth to it and includes some good answers and explanations.
In defense of defense lawyers
“Stop using words to make me wrong.”