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Dec. 21st, 2012

not Shitashi

Mostly private

A lot of stuff on here is friends-only. Let me know if you'd like to be added and I'll see what I can do.
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Mar. 27th, 2011

beach baby II

PSA

I am going to be busier than usual for the next three weeks. Thanks in advance for understanding if I am less responsive or harder to schedule with than I would ideally like to be.
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Mar. 16th, 2011

Let's do coke!

Just finished a hash/MDMA/cocaine possession trial

The verdict: one expected conviction, one hard-fought nonunanimous conviction with great suppression issues for appeal, one acquittal, and a comment by the judge that in her 13 months on the bench this was the best-tried criminal case, on both sides, that she had seen.
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Jun. 30th, 2010

aloha OCF family

And we're off!

In twelve hours I am hopping in my borrowed VW van and heading to the Oregon Country Fair!

I hope to see a bunch of you there.
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Jun. 6th, 2010

beach baby II

Change in plans

Reposted from Twitter:

I'm not going to run the Portland Marathon this year, I decided. Still very much invested in the running, but too all-devouring a goal. Going to keep running, buy a new bike, have a more flexible schedule -- better for family, law practice, OCF & other volunteer commitments. Diversify my exercise régime, in short. Lowering running mileage goal for 2010 from 1000 miles to 650 miles. I have been on a training program and I have run up to 9 miles at a stretch with no problem, but have been 10% below my weekly mileage goals. Did lots of hard thinking and intuitive work on this one. Happy with my decision.

May. 27th, 2010

aloha OCF family

Full-on squee, y'all

Heading down to the Fair site tomorrow for my first QM work of 2010. I don't know if I've ever been this excited to head to pre-Fair before.
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May. 13th, 2010

not Shitashi

A good cause

Have some money to give? St. James Infirmary provides health care to sex workers in the Bay Area. They are doing vitally important work and deserve your support.

May. 9th, 2010

beach baby II

Kagan nomination

My thoughts, as blogged already by more diligent people: it'll be fine, but boring choice.

Good food and gardening weekend.

Refreshed and ready to lawyer in the morning.

May. 5th, 2010

serious business

Boosting the signal

Sounds like a good job:

http://www.eff.org/about/opportunities/jobs
Job Openings
Staff Open Government Attorney

EFF is seeking a staff attorney to join its FOIA Litigation for Accountable Government (FLAG) Project. Responsibilities will include filing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and handling follow-up litigation, public speaking, media outreach, and legislative and regulatory advocacy, all in connection with the FOIA and open government issues. The staff attorney will also directly supervise a deferred associate or volunteer working on the FLAG Project.

The ideal candidate will possess these qualifications:

* Demonstrated interest in, and knowledge of, civil liberties issues involving emerging technologies.
* At least four years of litigation experience, including significant experience managing cases, overall case strategy and day-to-day projects and deadlines. Specific FOIA litigation experience is desirable, but not required.
* Excellent writing and communications skills, preferably with a track record of blogging, investigative reporting, or other similar activity.
* Ability to manage and organize large quantities of documentary materials.
* Familiarity with basic information technology tools.

Candidates should have good communication skills and interest in working with a team of highly motivated lawyers and activists in a hard-working nonprofit environment. This position is based in San Francisco.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, writing sample, and references to FOIAjob@eff.org.

Jan. 11th, 2010

DANGER

(no subject)

A horrifying and infuriating tale of transphobia.

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