Thursday, December 5, 2013

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Judge Smith is part of a family of legal beagles: Brother Stephen is an attorney at Hawley Troxell in Boise; brother Tom is a law professor at the University of San Diego; sister Trish Cassell is a senior district attorney in Salt Lake County, Utah.


Blogger identified as legal beagle. What is a legal beagle?

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"What is a legal beagle?" It's the bee's knees, the cat's pyjamas. The fact that there are four of you means that you're not the only oyster in the stew, not the only wrinkle on the prune, …….

Posted by: dearieme | Dec 5, 2013 12:47:49 PM


Posted by: Chris | Dec 5, 2013 1:08:56 PM

Whatever ‘legal beagle’ might mean, it’s all good. Snoopy was a beagle. Who doesn’t love Snoopy? King James used to call Queen Elizabeth “his dear little beagle.” And if that is all too lovey-dovey, Charles Darwin’s naming his ship the HMS Beagle adds a connotation of “courageous searcher for truth.”

Posted by: CR | Dec 6, 2013 10:22:06 AM