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11 Comments / / Jul 1, 2015 at 5:40 PM
  • money falling from sky bonus salary student loans paid off

    Biglaw, Bonuses, Money

    Associate Bonus Watch: Biglaw Summer Bonuses!

    Which firm could possibly be so generous?

    13 Comments / / Jul 2, 2015 at 10:57 AM
  • Linda Barnette

    Gay Marriage, Quote of the Day

    ‘Hero’ Bigot Resigns Rather Than Waste Everyone’s Time With Bulls**t

    The fallout from marriage equality begins.

    36 Comments / / Jul 2, 2015 at 10:27 AM
  • Gavel

    White-Collar Crime

    Should Judges Interpret the Law?

    Judge Rakoff suggests that administrative actions not only tilt the outcome further toward the government, they make bad law.

    15 Comments / / Jul 2, 2015 at 9:46 AM
  • airplane

    Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 07.02.15

    airplane* The Department of Justice has launched an antitrust investigation looking at potential price collusion between major airlines. The airline industry doing something to make customers’ lives difficult? Surely you jest. [Associated Press]

    * Loretta Lynch went back to her hometown of Durham, North Carolina yesterday and held a roundtable on civil rights. She called particular attention to the recent violence at historically black churches “whether they are burned or through bullets.” [WNCN]

    * J. Michael Farren, a White House attorney under George W. Bush, was disbarred in the District of Columbia. He was convicted of attempted murder for beating his wife, a former Skadden attorney, and sentenced to 15 years in jail. [National Law Journal]

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    * The Department of Justice has launched an antitrust investigation looking at potential price collusion between major airlines. The airline industry doing something to make customers' lives difficult? Surely you jest. [Associated Press]

    * Loretta Lynch went back to her hometown of Durham, North Carolina yesterday and held a roundtable on civil rights. She called particular attention to the recent violence at historically black churches “whether they are burned or through bullets." [WNCN]

    * J. Michael Farren, a White House attorney under George W. Bush, was disbarred in the District of Columbia. He was convicted of attempted murder for beating his wife, a former Skadden attorney, and sentenced to 15 years in jail. [National Law Journal]

    * Is there a gender bias in job descriptions? And if there is, what should be done about it? [American Lawyer]

    * Biglaw is making big bucks, but only giving small amounts to pro bono efforts. [ABA Journal]

    * An Ohio courthouse was evacuated Tuesday after a woman brought a bottle of perfume, shaped like a grenade to the court. I guess you can't be too careful. [Huffington Post]

    15 Comments / / Jul 2, 2015 at 8:59 AM