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10.24.2003

Psst... Do You Think He's Asleep? Here's the article from the Toronto Star:
A Toronto judge fell asleep in the middle of a criminal trial but woke up when a defence lawyer dropped a 2,136-page copy of the Criminal Code on the desk in front of him, a court was told yesterday.

Mr. Justice Ayres Couto convicted Andras Deak of mischief and criminal harassment at the end of the trial on July 18, 2001, and sentenced him to two years' probation. But an appeal court overturned the conviction yesterday, saying Couto's ability to observe the demeanour of a key witness might have been impaired.

Couto dozed off during cross-examination of the complainant during the Old City Hall trial...

Nice.

[Thanks to Obscure Store for the link.]

10.16.2003

New Job Last week I accepted a position with a bigger firm downtown. I start in a little over a week. I'll be doing more reference and no Intranet, which makes me happy. Posts may be even spottier than usual while I make the transition. Bear with me!

10.08.2003

Business Research Tools Research Notebook offers tips, techniques, and observations about business research. It is written by the staff of Baker Library at Harvard Business School. Recent topics include labor statistics and researching bankruptcy information on the Web. [Thanks to SiteLines for the link.]

10.03.2003

Brand Spankin' New LLRX Content There's a whole slew of new articles on LLRX, including an analysis of the OCLC v Library Hotel suit; an elucidation of the uses of that, which and who; and links galore. LLRX is one of the most valuable web sites I use in my work. Subscribe to their free update and make sure you don't miss anything!

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