This is my site. Cool, huh? If you don't like it, well, I guess it lives up to its name for you, then.

Well, my first cite-checking assignment is done. The cite-checking wasn't so bad; it was a lot like what I did this summer, only easier. The hard part was actually turning the thing in.

Oh, since I imagine some people reading this don't really understand what the heck I'm talking about, I should explain. Law jounal or law review is sort of a rite-of-passage for law students. The law school will put out at least one law journal containing articles about, surprise, the law. Some journals are completely student-run; these are usually the journals named after the school, like the Indiana Law Journal. The journal I am working for, the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, is peer reviewed, which means that other professors and experts look at the articles before they get published. Second-year students (like myself) receive an accepted article and an assignment of a group of citations and footnotes. Our job becomes to find the sources cited, consider whether the source cited really supports the proposition (which it almost always does, academics don't generally lie), and put the citation into accepted legal format, which is, of course, completely different from citation of any other sort. Then third-year students split up the actual management of the journal. All of this is done for the padding of resumes furthering of legal knowlege and betterment of mankind. Having law journal on your resume helps a great deal, or so I'm told.
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Boy, talk about a generic blog. What can I say, I'm not a design guy. My brother says he'll design a template for me if I want...

These are the sites that I read the most:

instapundit (like many, many other people)
Google News
OK, OK, so I'm biased. Big deal.

Arts & Letters Daily

The best dang writing on the web, period. (At least it was, when I set up this blog 4 years ago.)
Lileks (especially the Bleat)
Eject! Eject! Eject!

Dave Barry
Tim Blair
Worse Than Failure

Legal Stuff
How Appealing
Balkin (when I want to get mad)
Volokh & Co. (I like Phillipe the best) (where did he go, anyway?)
Some Harvard graduate who happens to be totally hilarious.

Other interesting political commentary
Colby Cosh
Impromptus (and what happened to him, too?)
Best of the Web

Baseball stuff
Hunt (What the heck happened to him, anyway?)
Viva El Birdos

Geek stuff

Sites I used to read all the time, but rarely visit anymore
Yahoo Money
Andrew Sullivan
New York Press

Marvelous ways to waste an afternoon
Travels with Samantha (rated PG-13)
The Institute of Official Cheer
The Fabulous Ruins of Detroit
Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics
The Tolkien Sarcasm Page
Wikipedia's BJAODN

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