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There are a lot of reasons not to buy a Google Glass (available today only), besides the incomprehensible price of $1,500. For example:

But hey, it's not all bad. You get to look like Geordi La Forge! Plus, a few lawyers that took part in the exclusive testing of the product have had their own ideas on how the devices could help their practice.

Let's say you practice DUI defense law in Los Angeles, California.

How many DUI defense lawyers do you think are in that wee little town? Ballpark, let's say half a million. (We're only half-serious.) If you search for "Los Angeles DUI defense attorney" on Google, what'll you find?

A really big pond.

The odds of you appearing on the first page of Google's search results for those terms are about as good as mine are of convincing Taylor Swift to be the mother of my children -- not very high. What should you be looking for instead?

Above the Law. They throw quite the party, don't they?

On Friday, I was lucky enough to attend ATL's first ever Attorney @ Blog Conference in New York City, a symposium on everything blawg -- from search engine optimization to tackling trolls.

And, of course, since we're all opinionated lawyers and bloggers, there was plenty of Twitter interaction throughout the day. Here's a sampling of some of the tweets and topics that stuck with me after a long (and fun) St. Patrick's Day weekend:

Right now, and for the past week, Austin has been the place to be. With SXSW going on, the annual conference on all things interactive (and musical), the gathering has had its share of legal news. Here are some of the legal highlights of SXSW.

Silk Road Founder's Mom Appeals to Attendees

Last October, Ross Ulbricht, the alleged founder of Silk Road was indicted on charges ranging from money laundering, conspiracy to distribute drugs, and hiring someone to commit murder. Ulbricht's mother, Lyn Ulbricht has made it her mission to help her son, and she's been making the rounds at SXSW, trying to raise money for her son's legal defense, thinking that the "crowd at SXSW would be receptive" to her cause, reports The New York Times. Though she received lots of moral support, there has been no "major uptick in donations," says the Times.

3 Lessons To Learn From Microsoft's New CEO

Now that Satya Nadella has been named as Microsoft's new CEO, what lessons can companies learn from him?

Besides the fact that Nadella can rock the hell out of the casual chic, tech dad look, his long-time employment at Microsoft and low public profile sets him apart from several of the other tech CEOs.

Here are three lessons to learn from Microsoft's new CEO.

Ever think, "it would be great if more people understood Constitutional Law?" After all, what good are Constitutional rights if you don't know they exist?

Or have you ever been curious whether an Ivy League legal education differs from your JD?

Maybe you just want to brush up on ConLaw basics.

This morning, Yale announced that it would offer Constitutional Law online for free through Coursera. They aren't the first law school to offer free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), but it's interesting to see more heavyweights joining the trend.

Smartwatches and Ultra HD 4K televisions don't impress me much. Neither do smart toothbrushes or beds. What, then, has us all hot and bothered from the wave of CES announcements from Las Vegas? It's all about practicality. Well, mostly.

Our top three things that we've learned from spending way too much time on's CES coverage include:

CES: the Consumer Electronics Show.

After Hanukah, and Christmas, and Kwanza, and New Year's Day, comes an even bigger holiday for geeks: the biggest tech gadget trade show of the year.

Tablets. Smartphones. PCs. TVs. Car stereos. Pardon the drool, but this is announcement day for much of the year's biggest tech toys. Of course, not every announcement will be met with glee. Here are some of the things we couldn't care less about:

Apple is allegedly doing its darnedest to obstruct its newest court-ordered monitor, a lawyer who is supposed to be probing for antitrust violations.

Beginning in October, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Bromwich was assigned to monitor the Silicon Valley company's business practices, but he is now complaining that his efforts are "largely being ignored," reports CNET.

This frustration is crystallized in the "Bromwich Declaration" which outlines Bromwich's grievances to the federal court.

"I love myself, I want you to love me."

Those words, spoken in a 1990 smash hit with a title a bit too inappropriate to repeat, or even link to (we bet you can guess it though), sum up how we're feeling right now. No, the love part.

Oh, never mind.

We've done good work on this blog, and on the rest of our legal professionals blogs, this year. We've put up more content, refocused on the content that we think interests you, and as a result, our traffic is up and we made the ABA's big list. We love that the blog has evolved into a mix of practical tips and tricks, reviews, and discussions of Internet privacy, legal issues, and civil liberties.

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