Ken Lammers of the CrimLaw blog has some recollections about how the law blog phenomenon took hold. My memory is hazy, but I agree with his assessment. Apparently my blog was part of the ‘Copper Age.’ Ah, what an idyllic time that was. P.S. If you're a practicing lawyer, check out this Law Practice Assessment . After answering a few questions, you'll get detailed recommendations for improving five key areas of your practice.