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Archives: 1980's

1980

Real Estate: The Title Opinion
(December)

1981

An Obvious Solution
(December)

1982

The Oberweiss Will
(January)

The One-Eyed Canadian Mare
(February)

The Dockery Answer
(March)

Criminal Law: The Escape
(April)

The World's Meanest Lawyer (Not Associated With Pancho's On McKinney)
(May)

The Process: Demand Letters and Settlements
(June)

Libel, Slander: A Cross Action
(July)

The Litigation: Tactics of Trial. Tears, Preparation & Winnie the Pooh
(September)

Judicial Logic: Birds & Ponies
(October)

"The First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All The Lawyers"
(November)

"Why Does a Hearse Horse Snicker..."
(December)

1983

Weeds of Crime & Bitter Fruit
(January)

Discovery Abuse And the Time Out Rule
(February)

The Jury Charge
(March)

Judicial Opinions: The Rosetta Stone
(April)

Going Hence Without Day
(May)

Labor Relations: The Wututtut Review Brim elow v. Casson (& A Strike)
(June)

Going Hence II: The Aftermath
(September)

Going Hence 11: The Aftermath (Part II)
(October)

A Tradename Exxonerated?
(November)

Idle Thoughts and Random Quotes Brautigan, Vonnegut & Others
(December)

1984

Random Thoughts and Idle Quotes: Holmes, Plato & Anon.
(January)

Necessary Evils: Clients and Witnesses. Sit-Down Lawyers, A Simple Contract & the Literary Affidavit
(April)

Judicial Reasoning: "The Law Is A Ass." Mr. Bumble, Chas. Dickens & Judge Brown
(May)

New Fundamental Truths
(June)

Irish Bulls, Instant Cliches & New Wives' Tales. Plus Lines to Live Forever
(October)

The Hog Pleading
(November)

'This the Season
(December)

1985

... And a New Year With Minimum Regret
(January)

A Fable
(March)

How To Take A Deposition: An Expose
(April)

How To Take A Deposition: An Expose (second installment)
(May)

How To Take A Deposition: An Expose (third installment)
(June)

How To Take A Deposition: An Expose (fourth installment)
(October)

How to Take a Deposition: The Expose Continues
(November)

How To Take a Deposition: The Expose Meets the Peruvian Yak Syndrome
(December)

1986

Dignitas, Semper Dignitas
(January)

All My Trials
(February)

The Promissory Cow
(March)

Everybody Has a Deposition Story
(April)

The Return of "Everybody Has a Deposition Story"
(May)

"Everybody Has a Deposition Story" Meets Abbott and Costello
(June)

"Everybody Has a Deposition Story" Rides Again
(September)

"Everybody Has a Deposition Story" of Pigs and Trial Lawyers
(November)

"Everybody Has a Deposition Story:" The Final Chapter?
(December)

1987

The Erudite Judge, The Tactful Judge, and the Judge of Considerable Experience
(February)

The Witnesses: A Modest Beginning
(March)

The Witnesses: Domestic (and other) Relations
(April)

The Witnesses: Is That a Crime (or What)?
(May)

The Witnesses: A Gallimaufry Beer Cans, Policemen & Dogs
(June)

The Witnesses: A Gallimaufry II
(July)

The Witnesses: Ask a Written Question and You Get ...
(September)

Those Depositions: Butmyer's Column
(October)

Those Depositions: A Matter of Truth
(November)

The Witnesses: Round Up the Usual Suspects
(December)

1988

The Witnesses: I Must Have Been Misinformed
(January)

Those Depositions: The Meaning of Truth at the Chez Pussycat
(February)

The Witnesses: I'm Dying as Fast as I Can
(March)

The Witnesses: Pursuing the Truth
(April)

Those Depositions: I Was Walking by Faith
(May)

Those Depositions: A Pretty Good Woman
(June)

Those Depositions: Back Up and Get Out of My Hair
(July)

Those Depositions: Of Memories and Backboards
(September)

Those Witnesses: Six Blind Men, an Elephant, and Gene Kelly
(October)

Those Witnesses: The Collection of Cindy Singleton
(November)

Those Witnesses: The Return of The Collection of Cindy Singleton
(December)

1989

Those Witnesses: Depositions v. Trials
(January)

Depositions and Trials: A Blatant Pneumatic Relationship
(February)

Depositions v. Trials: Dodd is Dead
(April)

Depositions v. Trials: Lawyers With Bad Knees
(May)

Depositions v. Trials: The Record Speaks the Truth
(June)

Depositions v. Trials: The Excitement of the Moment
(July)

Depositions v. Trials: All the Legal Geniuses of the World
(September)

Depositions v. Trials: Sporting is My Life
(October)

Depositions v. Trials: Planned Non-Parenthood
(November)

Depositions v. Trials: Rabid Porpoise Meets an Idiot
(December)

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