Category Archives: harry potter

The Wizarding World of the Trial Court

I’m not too proud to admit that Harry Potter helped get me through law school. More than once as a 1L, while trying to understand a dry contract case or an ancient property rule, I would have thought I was … Continue reading

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I was a wizard for a day

Yesterday, a friend of mine told me that Pottermore was hiring freelance writers. Of course, myself and millions of fans across the world knew we were perfect for this job and flocked to the website to give our CVs and … Continue reading

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No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.

A corollary to the Heraclitus quote is that no two men ever step into the same river. Or so I tell myself to explain why I feel like I constantly disagree with people over the things we both read. Today, … Continue reading

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Ceci n’est pas une faute de frappe*

I gave my nephew a $200 book. He’s seven and getting into Harry Potter, so he asked me if he could “borrow” my book four. Foolishly, I agreed, forgetting that my sister never returns books. And her son seemed to … Continue reading

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