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It’s National County Government (and Poetry) Month


Hat tip to Gallagher blogs, the ever vigilant and ever playful, law librarians at the University of Washington.

“National County Government Month

April is the cruellest month,” wrote T. S. Eliot. If you’re a fan of Eliot, you might be celebrating April as National Poetry Month.

But April is also National County Government Month (declared by the National Association of Counties (NACo)), and as lawyers you’re more likely to deal with county government or even be a part of it than you are to be a professional poet, so let’s take a minute to think about county government….” [Link to Gallagher Blogs post.]

Note from the Oregon Legal Research blogger: don’t confuse their “Washington counties” references with our Washington County references. Eternal vigilance and all that.

If you need a, um, judicious poetry break, search The Google for lawyer poets and read some interesting lawyer-poetry tidbits. (There is also a lot of judicial poetry – more than you could imagine or even want to imagine – i.e. judges who write their opinions in verse; but we can save that topic for another blog post.)

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