Law School in a Nutshell, Part One

I've joined the staff of LawMeme, my school's contribution to the world of law and technology, in handy weblog format. Today, my first essay appears on the site: Law School in a Nutshell, Part 1.

It's the beginning of a series about reading legal writing, targeted at your typical coder. My big thesis is that legal writing is in some ways a programming language and that the skills involved in learning legal writing are similar to those involved in learning to code. Check it out, yeah?