Blog Posts in 2012

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  • Discovering Discovery
    Discovering Discovery

    This week, I was introduced to the “joy” that can be discovery, the pre-trial phase in a civil suit in which opposing parties can obtain evidence from one another. This is accomplished by requesting, ...

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  • Don't Let Law School Finals or a Divorce Ruin Your Holiday Season
    Don't Let Law School Finals or a Divorce Ruin Your Holiday Season

    Don’t Let Law School Finals or a Divorce Ruin Your Holiday Season I am really looking forward to graduating from Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in May. I am excited to no longer hate November and ...

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  • Our motto at Rice Law is
    Our motto at Rice Law is "Simply Tell the Truth." I would like to put a Halloween spin on our motto for the day and say "Make Sure You Are Not Lioning!"

    It is possible for a person to ruin a good case by not telling the truth. Here are a few things to keep in mind: Do not lie about dating. Although Judges do not like people “fooling around, “ they are ...

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  • Beyond the Books: My First Two Months as a Law Clerk
    Beyond the Books: My First Two Months as a Law Clerk

    When I began my new job as a law clerk at Rice, Amundsen, & Caperton, PLLC, two months ago, I had never worked in an office, had been inside the Shelby County Courthouse only twice—though I grew up in ...

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  • Observing Court Through the Eyes of a Rice Law Law Clerk
    Observing Court Through the Eyes of a Rice Law Law Clerk

    Court observation is extremely useful for law students, as it helps to cement legal rules in an aspiring attorney’s memory. I have been fortunate to work for Rice, Amundsen & Caperton, PLLC because ...

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  • Sweet Treats at Rice Law
    Sweet Treats at Rice Law

    Today, Rice Law is enjoying some very sweet treats. It means so much to Rice Law when a former client shows their appreciation for all of the hard work that we do. Today, we received a sweet treat ...

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