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May 12, 2009

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Brendan Kevenides

Excellent reminder that whether written or spoken, vitriol and sarcasm have no place in the practice of law.

Henry

I work in a federal agency in Australia and read a lot of submissions complaining about alleged actions by other agencies

my eyes start rolling when a complainant's tone goes hyper, and it's an effort to remind myself that they may actually have a valid point

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