As of July 2011, the light novels have sold over 1,000,000 copies in Japan.  The light novel ranked at No. 10 in 2011 in Takarajimasha 's annual light novel guide book Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! .  Theron Martin of Anime News Network published a positive review of the complete anime series in 2012.  Despite his criticism towards Alice for being another moe archetype for the viewers and its glorification of NEETs , Martin praised the series for its well-conceived adaptation, its understated yet eclectic score and for tackling social issues found in Japan. He concluded by saying, "Overall, Heaven's Memo Pad is a very good series which falls short of being a great series...though the stories in between also have their moments." 
24) As a legal writer, it helps to have an assortment of qualifiers to acknowledge how certain or uncertain you are of the actual judicial outcome. Your conclusion can convey that you are completely confident the court will rule as you predict or that, given the state of the legal authority, the outcome is really a toss-up and could go either way. Or you can convey any level of confidence in between. Keep in mind that the reader will be judging your credibility as a legal thinker based on (among other things) the congruity of your tone with the data at hand.