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The Legal Beagle’s favorite book and that of dog lovers everywhere is Every Dog’s Legal Guide: A Must Have Book for Your Owner by Mary Randolph (KF390.5 .D6 R36 2005). His favorite movie is about the crime fighting pooch, Underdog! His current hero is Uno, the beagle who won Best in Show at the...

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Legal Beagle's Archive for December 2015

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12/15/2015 at 11:39 AM
Every year around this time we turn on the TV, the computer, and/or the radio and we hear about the war on Christmas. The Legal Beagle is a non-partisan dog and doesn’t want to have political conversations around the holiday table. Instead of blogging about the so-called War on Christmas, instead we will discuss researching the recent war on Christmas lights. According to a 2014 press release, “The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates there were 15,000 injuries involving holiday decorating seen in emergency departments nationwide during November and December 2012. “ The...
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12/04/2015 at 11:28 AM
According to the US Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, “The average Thanksgiving long-distance trip length is 214 miles, compared with 275 miles over the Christmas/New Year’s holiday. For the remainder of the year, average trip distance is 261 miles.” While there are many stories about air travel travails (missing baggage, delayed flights, unruly passengers, etc.), there is one book a law student can read to soothe any fears about upcoming travel plans. Cancelled, Delayed, Grounded: Law for the Frustrated Air Traveler by Cecil C. Kuhne III is available in the...