Last Friday, I filed my opening brief in Ninth Circuit for Atkinson v. Facebook, 20-17489. You can check out the final version below. Once again, I am cautiously optimistic.
If I were a degenerate drinking man, I would open this article by saying “Hold my beer while I sign my own death warrant.” Since I am not, I will have to settle for saying, “Hold my hat while I sign my own death warrant.” That being said, all the emotional, sanctimonious hypocrites can have... Continue Reading →
We all have an innate sense of right and wrong. Our life experiences then hone that sense into a worldview by which we assign moral repugnance to certain principles or circumstances. For most people, the worldview is highly subjective. Lawyers operating in their professional capacities, however, are at least supposed to have a more objective... Continue Reading →
The past two weeks have been odd ones for me. I will be a lawyer by trade, but I have acquired some secondary expertise in the business world. As is my habit, I shoot off my mouth on various occasions in a way that tends to strain credulity. Thus, a few years ago, I predicted... Continue Reading →
The e-yuan? I laughed when I initially read that out loud to myself. It honestly sounds like a childlike grunt of disgust at being forced to eat vegetables. Strangely enough, China's digitalization of its currency and expected universal rollout in 2021 is exactly that - a central government begrudgingly eating its vegetables by the mandate... Continue Reading →