Archive for February, 2016

Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons

This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for originals and £40 for copies and they can be obtained from this email info@qccartoon.com.

February 29, 2016 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: An Underwater Art Museum, Teeming with Life | Jason deCaires Taylor | TED Talks

February 27, 2016 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book recommendation: Tomorrow’s Lawyers: An Introduction To Your Future by Richard Susskind

In his newest provocative and forward-looking volume on the legal profession, Richard Susskind-the best-selling author of The End of Lawyers? and The Future of Law-predicts fundamental and irreversible changes in the world of law. What Susskind sees is eye-opening-a legal world of virtual courts, Internet-based global legal businesses, online document production, commoditised service, legal process […]

February 24, 2016 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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End of the road

Much chatter in chambers tea yesterday afternoon about fixed costs in road traffic cases. “It’s the end of the junior bar,” said TheCreep. “And the junior junior bar,” said BusyBody. “And definitely the baby bar,” piped up one of the pupils. “Well at least the senior bar should be okay,” growled OldSmoothie smugly. “I mean, I […]

February 23, 2016 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons

This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for originals and £40 for copies and they can be obtained from this email info@qccartoon.com.

February 22, 2016 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: Bill Gates interview: How the world will change by 2030

February 20, 2016 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book recommendation: In Cold Blood : A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences by Truman Capote

The chilling true crime ‘non-fiction novel’ that made Truman Capote’s name, In Cold Blood is a seminal work of modern prose, a remarkable synthesis of journalistic skill and powerfully evocative narrative published in Penguin Modern Classics. Controversial and compelling, In Cold Blood reconstructs the murder in 1959 of a Kansas farmer, his wife and both […]

February 17, 2016 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Terms of enragement

The thing I’ve started to realise about ClichéClanger is that his gruff Northern demeanour and no nonsense approach belies a very wry sense of humour and a subtle twinkle in the eye. Today I received a good example where I am still left not knowing whether he’d made a Freudian slip or a joke. They […]

February 16, 2016 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons

This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for originals and £40 for copies and they can be obtained from this email info@qccartoon.com.

February 15, 2016 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: Glenn Greenwald at Yale Law School – “With Liberty and Justice for Some”

February 13, 2016 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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