Skiing & Inherent Risk

We live in a litigious society, and I’m not sure it’s good for us. [I know this is a bit rich coming from a lawyer, but bear with me for a moment]. Earlier this month, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that avalanches are an “inherent risk” in skiing, and that if an...

When Equal Parenting Time Isn’t Fair

The most common request I hear from divorcing parents is “I just want 50/50” or “I want equal time with the kids.” Sounds “fair”, right? Both parents love their kids, both parents want to continue to as involved in their kids’ lives as possible, both...

In Defense of The Bluebook

Judge Richard Posner thinks we should “burn The Bluebook.” Ok, sure, what lawyer hasn’t thought that at some point? It does feel arcane, tedious, and unreasonably nuanced some times. But we need rules! We like rules – we’re lawyers, after...