No. I’m not upset about having been called out for having privilege. (I’m not hetero. I am bi and white. I’m also disabled, which works in very similar ways in terms of “passing privilege” not actually being privilege.) I certainly do have some forms of privilege! Virtually everyone does, and it’s not an insult, it’s… Read more
As a lawyer with a trauma disorder, I’d just like everyone to STFU about “trigger warnings” unless they know what they’re talking about first. It’s not about feeling bad. It’s about avoiding a medical episode and accommodating a disability. It’s a law professor putting the dates and topics for each day of a criminal… Read more
Ohoho, your ex’s lawyer is in trouble...judges do NOT like having to call lawyers who miss deadlines. Hopefully he knows he’s on thin ice with the judge. But even if he misses this deadline too (writing up an agreement based on a judge’s order is a pretty simple thing to do), I’m pretty sure the judge will be very,… Read more
I’m excited, but I haven’t read her opinions from the appellate bench yet. I’m gonna miss Justice Wright though. She is a tiny black lady on a bench normally populated by very tall Viking men, and she swore me in to the bar last year with a very nice speech. And then we talked about thrift shopping. Read more
I don’t have any ASD-specific resources, but I was diagnosed late with AD/HD (so, ADD), which is often undiagnosed in girls/women. The neuropsychological evaluation took me two days — one sitting and talking about my background, symptoms, family history, etc. with a lady who had a Ph.D and a couple decades of… Read more
It’s okay! Now they’re washing everything in sugar water!
These asshats think federal control of the land is tyranny, so they’re SUPER UP IN ARMS against things like National Parks, but especially when they get in trouble for violating some of the minimally burdensome, minimally enforced regulations the Bureau of Land Management puts on ranchers on public land. Because it… Read more
To be fair, up here in MN I got stuck behind an SUV with Georgia plates one fine, snowy December. It was...a harrowing experience for all involved.