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Another Mug Shot Assortment

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It has been a while since I have had a chance to publish a collection of reader’s mug shots, but enough pictures have accumulated in the interim that it is now  time to post another round.   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out a D&O Diary coffee mug … Continue Reading

Another Mug Shot Trove

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Readers continue to send in pictures of their D&O Diary mugs taken at locations far and near, including some locations that I never could have imagined in a million years.   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out a D&O Diary coffee mug to anyone who requested one – … Continue Reading

Mug Shots for the New Year

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What better way to start off the New Year than with another round of readers’ mug shots. The pictures posted below should help to get 2014 off to a colorful start.   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out a D&O Diary coffee mug to anyone who requested one … Continue Reading

Mug Shots for the Holiday Season

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What could be more appropriate during this festive holiday season than another round of readers’ pictures of their D&O Diary mugs?   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out a D&O Diary coffee mug to anyone who requested one – for free – but only if the mug recipient … Continue Reading

Even More Mug Shots from Readers

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The pictures readers have taken with their D&O Diary mugs have continued to arrive, and so it is time for another round of readers’ mug shots.   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out a D&O Diary coffee mug to anyone who requested one  – for free – but only … Continue Reading

More Mug Shots from Readers

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It is time to post another round of photos that readers have taken of their D&O Diary mugs I never cease to be amazed at the diversity of shots and the different photographic visions that readers’ pictures exhibit. .   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out to anyone … Continue Reading

The Guardian of the Realm Files an Opposition to the Motion of “The Government”

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In a criminal case against defendant Donald Powell pending in Tennessee (Williamson County) Circuit Court, the prosecution filed a motion in limine seeking to prevent defense counsel from referring to the prosecution as “the government.” In his brief in Opposition (here), Powell’s defense attorney, Drew Justice, pointed out that the term “the government” is frequently … Continue Reading

Yet Another Round of Readers’ Mug Shots

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The varied travels of the time-honored D&O Diary mug have continued, with appearances here, there and everywhere.   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out to anyone who requested one a D&O Diary coffee mug – for free – but only if the mug recipient agreed to send me … Continue Reading

More and More Readers’ Mug Shots

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The D&O Diary mug continues to make cameo appearances at venues near and far. The latest round of mug shots incudes pictures of a variety of classic American scenes, including sun-drenched shots of city skylines.   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out to anyone who requested one a D&O Diary … Continue Reading

Another Round of Mug Shots

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Readers continue to send in photographs of their D&O Diary mugs. Readers also continue to demonstrate both creativity and a willingness to travel great distances to get just the right mug shot.   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out to anyone who requested one a D&O Diary coffee … Continue Reading

Still More Readers Mug Shots

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The pictures readers have taken with their D&O Diary mugs have continued to arrive. The range of settings and locations continues to impress and entertain.   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to send out to anyone who requested one a D&O Diary coffee mug – for free – but only … Continue Reading

Even More Readers’ Mug Shots

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The D&O Diary mug’s many travels have continued including visits to some of the most dramatic and revered locales in the world. At the same time, the D&O Diary mug is also at ease even when just at home or at the office.   Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered to … Continue Reading

More Readers’ Mug Shots

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The many travels of readers’ D&O Diary mugs have continued, with stops in places both familiar and exotic. The results are a variety of mug shots taken on location in places both far and wide. As reflected in the pictures below, the mug is at ease with lobsters, gnomes and volcanoes, and is an appropriate … Continue Reading

Picture Gallery: Readers’ Mug Shots

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We make it our business to cover a lot of ground here at The D&O Diary, and apparently so do this blog’s readers, at least judging by the first round of pictures readers have sent in as “mug shots” of The D&O Diary coffee mug. Readers will recall that in a recent post, I offered … Continue Reading

The Best Things in Life are Free

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According to an adage from the Internet’s early days, information wants to be free. These days, the free Internet is being challenged. Many sites have recently imposed pay walls or otherwise started to charge visitors.   Here at The D&O Diary, we are about to celebrate our seventh anniversary of providing information and commentary free … Continue Reading

Word Wright: A Write Right Rite

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If to err is human, then writing a blog is a most human endeavor. Tight deadlines and late-night drafting sessions ensure that mistakes infiltrate even carefully composed posts. It is a painful exercise for me to review old posts and see the errors that managed to make it onto my site.   In my best … Continue Reading

“You are Here” — So What?

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One of the reasons Saul Steinberg’s iconic 1976 New Yorker cover – the one showing that civilization ends at the Hudson River – is so humorous is that it accurately captures the way some (many?) New Yorkers look at the rest of the world.   Before moving to Cleveland almost two decades ago, I lived … Continue Reading

More Year-End Retrospectives from Around the Web

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If you were among the many who extended the holiday vacation all the way through the short week following New Year’s Day, you may not have seen the year-end retrospective articles that I posted last week, including my list of the Top Ten D&O Stories in 2012 (here), and my year-end analysis of 2012 securities … Continue Reading

Post-Holiday Quick Hits

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This mix of items from around the web may be just the thing after a long weekend of leftover turkey –even though we are well aware that nothing can come close to a heaping helping of Turkey Tetrazzini three days after Thanksgiving.    Adding up the Likely Legal Costs from H-P’s Autonomy Accounting Scandal: Last … Continue Reading

Justice Kagan at the University of Michigan Law School

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On Friday September 7, 2012, the University of Michigan Law School dedicated its new South Building, an impressive new facility that beautifully complements the school’s venerable Law Quadrangle (see picture below). U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan delivered the keynote address at the dedication ceremony. (I attended the event because it coincided with my 30th … Continue Reading