Do These 2 Things To Weaken Your Legal Case
The lawyer who wrote the following sentence lost the case and a bunch of money when the court sanctioned him:
“[This case] is the stuff of which Turow best sellers and other works of ‘legal fiction’ are made, and by which no jurist, either de jure or de facto, would wish to be remembered, but as to which the current chapter is about to be written by the august members of this select Panel – albeit in a strangely oxymoronic, yet altogether predictable, ‘unpublished’ fashion the very nature of which . . . .”Castillo v. Koppes-Conway, 148 P. 3d 289 (2006).
You get the point.
Do you know how I know these two things? A roomful of laughing Ninth Circuit judges told me.