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All content by Kyle E. Mitchell, who is not your lawyer.

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  1. The Law Does Not Require Legalese

    a reassuring dive into contract interpretation

  2. Legal Sources for Not-a-Lawyers

    learn some law without totally warping your brain

  3. Text Prudent

    what everyone should know about texting, chatting, and the law

  4. From Copy to Reference

    a plan to evolve legal drafting

  5. Support Funding for Cali County Law Libraries

    they’re even more important during pandemic

  6. Connecticut’s Police Bill

    first-read highlights

  7. Colorado’s Police Reform Law

    first-read highlights

  8. Police Qualified Immunity Reading

    recommended overview and primary sources

  9. Paste Your Terms Into Your E-Mails

    why don’t we do the obvious thing?

  10. Correct and Intuitive Fairness

    How can a license say what “fair” is ahead of time?

  11. Digging Contracts Out of the Hole

    simple tools for drafting to be proud of

  12. California Work Made for Hire Statutes

    work made for hire contracts can make contractors employees for state employment insurance purposes

  13. Six Great Deals Books

    read these books

  14. Certificated Assent

    How signed is signed enough for a hosted software licensing deal?

  15. Grab-Bag Contracts

    Might we write contracts like we fill shopping bags at the grocery store?

  16. Named Provisions

    If contract section numbers are just another namespace, can they be replaced with defined terms?

  17. vesting.js

    From code to law and back again

  18. The Halliburton Hypothesis

    Quantifying the negotiating process to mount attacks on the confidentiality of a public contract forms repository

  19. FTC 2014 Year in Review

    What do the FTC’s 2014 privacy and security enforcement actions teach tech companies?

  20. Common Form

    Composable, verifiable, shareable form contracts for the modern practice of law