Ask your question under the most appropriate heading
By Lesley Ellen Harris, Esq.
This blog is all about you getting answers to your copyright and licensing questions in the US, Canada and around the world. Please scroll through the blog and read the heading that best fits your question -- perhaps you already see a similar question and answer to help you out. If not, make sure you are under the appropriate heading before posting your own question. By taking the time to post a question -- especially under the right heading -- you will receive an answer to your question and help others find their answers.
Text beneath point headings A reader asks--In a brief with numbered point headings, should the text immediately after each point heading summarize the point made in that section of the brief, even if it is just a restatement of the point heading in slightly different form? Or should you start the text following a numbered point heading as if the heading itself is the topic sentence of the next paragraph?I consulted my colleagues, who are experienced teachers of legal writing and who include two former federal judicial clerks, and they all said the same thing, with which I agree:Make the first sentence beneath a point heading an appropriate topic sentence; do not rely on the point heading itself as a sort of topic sentence...
heading into the straightaway Now that the MPRE is over (damn the MPRE!) I am heading into my last week of school before Spring Break with only two things on my plate?one more edit and The Task. I’m starting to get a little nervous about The Task...
Heading back to Chicago in a few hours. We’ve had a great time visiting our families in Pakistan and Dubai. In a few hours, we will be heading back to the US and will reach Chicago at about 7 PM on Tuesday.