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The Common Scold is named after a cause of action that originated in Pilgrim days, when meddlesome, argumentative, opinionated women who displeased the Puritan elders were punished by a brisk dunk in the local pond. Believe it or not, the tort lasted until 1972, when State v. Palendrano, 120 N.J. Super. 336, 293 A.2d 747 (N.J.Super.L., Jul 13, 1972) pretty much put it to rest. But the thought of those feisty women, not afraid of a little cold water, has always cheered me up and inspired me. I first used the moniker as the name of my humor column at the University of San Francisco School of Law many moons ago, and revive it now for this blawg!


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Today's the day, but tomorrow's OK too

Ltn_awards_2011Just a reminder that today is the deadline for entries to the 2011 LTN Innovation Awards — ping me if you need a short extension

Please note, there is NO FEE to enter, and the form is painless — and you can nominate someone outside your own company/firm.

411: here.

remember: you cannot win if you do not enter.

let’s celebrate our best work and folks!

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