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A) Who says lawyers can’t write? Oh, a lot of people. OK. ABA Journal. B) Supreme Court Justice Scalia said something gasp-worthy today. Business Insider. C) The Voting Rights Act is causing all sorts of Supreme Court drama. CBS News. … Read Entire Article…
Feb 27, 2013 - 5:06 pm - By Hank
A) Add active lawyers to the list of people who want changes in the law school landscape. New York Times. B) Not all lawyers work long hours. Many, many, many do, but not all of them. Lawyerist. C) Today, Pope … Read Entire Article…
Feb 11, 2013 - 4:35 pm - By Hank
It starts innocently enough. Business makes product. Customer uses product. Product does what it’s supposed to. Everybody’s happy.
But then, the law of averages kicks in and the customer gets injured using the product. In fact, the customer gets injured in a way that the business could not possibly have anticipated. Since the business couldn’t anticipate the customer’s injury, the business didn’t put a warning on its product to prevent such injuries. The customer retains a lawyer. The lawyer rakes the business over the coals. The customer gets a settlement. The lawyer takes a large percentage of said settlement. The business forever covers its ass with a warning label.
A) Two more lawsuits involving law grads suing their alma maters have been thrown out. Wall Street Journal. B) Here are the top five things law schools look at when they review your application. Note: An 8″x10″ headshot is not … Read Entire Article…
Nov 12, 2012 - 4:45 pm - By Hank
A) In honor of Halloween, here’s how lawyers would screw up the zombie apocalypse. Above the Law. B) Everyone always talks about the best law schools. What about the worst? Daily Caller. C) Here’s an interesting question: How many people … Read Entire Article…
Oct 31, 2012 - 3:59 pm - By Hank
Today we have a guest post from Anna Ivey, founder of Ivey Consulting.
Typos. In very important missives. That you’ve already sent to very important people. Argh.
Everyone has been there at one time or another, including lawyers (which can be especially embarrassing). And, as you might be acutely aware, it happens to future lawyers, too. When you’ve been staring at the same thing six hundred times while you polished it, trying to get it just so, your eyes can start missing the little things. The irony.
It’s that time of year when people start freaking out over typos they find after they’ve hit the submit button. I feel your pain.
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A) Remember how New York law school grads will have to do pro bono work before becoming paid lawyers? One law school isn’t optimistic that it’s going to work. Inside Counsel. B) An Israeli inventor may have just solved the … Read Entire Article…
Oct 16, 2012 - 3:46 pm - By Hank
A) Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas is not a fan of US News and World Report’s law school rankings. Seattle PI. B) Here’s some inspiration for those of you tired of LSAT prep: the list of highest-paid lawyers in the … Read Entire Article…
Sep 21, 2012 - 3:19 pm - By Hank
A) Tough cookies, says judge overseeing the lawsuit against Cooley Law School. ABA Journal. B) The photo accompanying this story may be NSFW, but that’s because it’s a story about a law professor exchanging sex for good grades. Above the … Read Entire Article…
Jul 27, 2012 - 3:36 pm - By Hank
A) Alabama football coach Nick Saban’s daughter beat the crap out of one of her sorority sisters. Give ‘er a scholarship! Above the Law. B) All you future patent lawyers will dig this one. The Atlantic. C) The long-awaited Freeh … Read Entire Article…
Jul 12, 2012 - 3:36 pm - By Hank