Unsafe Measures

In a bloodless coup in 1799, Napoleon Bonaparte ended the French Revolution and became the First Consul of France. Through the Napoleonic Wars, he then proceeded to take over most of continental Europe. After a temporary defeat, Napoleon was exiled to the island of Elba only to escape and retake control of France. He then […]

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A Pumpernickel By Any Other Name…

One of the hardest things about COVID is not being able to sit together with my friends in our office’s break room and have lunch. Sometimes we talk about movies or TV shows or interesting cases we are working on. Being a bunch of lawyers, we’ll sometimes debate topics of critical importance, such as whether […]

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We Need More Proof

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s warnings about some hand sanitizers containing toxic ingredients, such as methanol, which can be deadly. Well, now the FDA has updated their list of hand sanitizers to avoid by including some that seemingly aren’t deadly enough. In their most recent release, the […]

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This Cleanliness is Definitely Not Close to Godliness

I just heard a news story about men arrested in South America for transporting illicit substances into the U.S. Many Americans have ingested the substance, leaving many of them ill and killing seven. Upon hearing this, I immediately thought of ‘Scarface,’ the 1983 gangster movie starring Al Pacino as Tony Montana, the title character. An […]

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Unsafe Safety Measures

One of the TV shows I occasionally like to watch is ‘It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.’ Surprisingly, the show is about to earn the title of the longest-running live-action comedy series in television history. The show, which premiered on FX in 2005 but now is on FXX, follows a group of friends known as “The […]

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Behind the Mask

For the first three months of the pandemic, I worked from home to reduce the risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19 to my coworkers and clients. Starting in mid-June, I began working a few days a week in the office to sign documents with clients. We meet in a large conference room so we can […]

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There’s No Place Like (Nursing) Home

A few weeks ago, my dad started feeling very sluggish and he had lost some strength. His doctor determined his heart wasn’t functioning as well as it could, so they put in a stent. The next day, my dad said he felt like someone flipped a switch, and he has been feeling better and getting […]

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Law Passing Pandemic

Since the COVID outbreak, legislators at all levels have been passing laws to address the impact of the pandemic. Congress has adopted the Paycheck Protection Program, which lends money to businesses that stay open. They passed a stimulus package to give $1,200 to citizens to help them through this difficult time. Unemployment laws were also […]

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