Andrew Sinclair

July 2004


Empire State Plaza

+ (July 15, 2004)

I mentioned yesterday that I won’t be taking the bar exam in the Pepsi Arena in Albany. Instead I’ll be taking it at the Empire State Plaza. I’ve never been to Albany, so naturally I might not know about this... more

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Bar Exam Logistics

+ (July 14, 2004)

As the BarBri bar exam class draws to a close, it’s becoming clear that the bar exam is indeed real and not just the confusing nightmare I was hoping to wake up from at any moment. Actual logistical preparations are... more

I never seem to get tired or relational maps. Musicplasma shows connections (by music style) between artists. I’m not exactly sure where the data comes from, but Musicplasma knows my tastes pretty well based on just one or two of... more


Owning Frank Gehry

+ (July 9, 2004)

Frank Gehry’s architecture brings fame and controversy to any city whose residents can afford him. I love Gehry’s buildings, but I have to wonder how much of the draw is just the Gehry brand. Would a crazy twisted-metal museum be... more


Legal Reality Show Face Off

+ (July 8, 2004)

A couple days ago, NBC announced auditions for a new David E. Kelly legal reality show. This one sought experienced lawyers to argue real cases, and sounds to me like it will be much more tasteful than Fox’s earlier announced... more

There are lots of companies that print logos and brands on otherwise generic products to help spread corporate messages through molded plastic junk. At least one such company knows law firm recruiting departments comprise a big class of potential customers.... more


Is Kozinki a Cutie?

+ (July 1, 2004)

The 9th Circuit’s Judge Kozinski has been known for writing the more colorful of legal opinions. My first exposure to Kozinski’s writing was Andrews v. United Airlines: We are called upon to determine whether United Airlines took adequate measures to... more