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Once In a Blue Moon Privilege Ruling

once in a blue moon

The idiom “once in a blue moon” refers to something that happens rarely, of course, and derives from the real-life phenomenon of a second full […]

A Whisper Doesn’t Cut It

Woman lips whispering in man's ear

“Speech is a very important aspect of being human. A whisper doesn’t cut it.” Many attribute this quote to James Earl Jones, and it makes […]

The More Things Change

Free Wifi

The pandemic ushered in a panoply of behavioral changes in the workplace, ranging from virtual conferences to repetitive use of now tiresome phrases such as […]

Willing to Take an Oath?

taking an oath

Although the subject of academic debate, many scholars agree that the privilege against self-incrimination arose in part from growing opposition to the ecclesiastical oath during […]

Double Trouble

Double Trouble

As Benjamin Franklin once mused, “If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.” In-house lawyers often wish to shoulder […]

Sharpen Your Axe for Board Minutes and Reports

Privelege Place - Presnell

The great frontier lawyer Abraham Lincoln once made the thought-provoking statement that if asked to chop down a tree in six hours, he would spend […]

To CC or Not to CC: That Is the Privilege Question

Does anyone recall the etymology of the “cc” option in our emails? I do. Before the advent of copying machines, initially known ubiquitously as Xerox […]