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    Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 09.03.15

    Dewey LeBoeuf LLP new logo DL* With the Dewey trial wrapping up, a look back at the history of firm honchos earning jail time. [Law360]

    * Slick video explaining the everything wrong the way law schools market themselves to students. [Business Insider]

    * K&L Gates loses more partners. This time McDermott picks up the spoils. But don’t cry for K&L, they nabbed a huge get off Paul Hastings. [Big Law Business / Bloomberg BNA]

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    * With the Dewey trial wrapping up, a look back at the history of firm honchos earning jail time. [Law360]

    * Slick video explaining the everything wrong the way law schools market themselves to students. [Business Insider]

    * K&L Gates loses more partners. This time McDermott picks up the spoils. But don't cry for K&L, they nabbed a huge get off Paul Hastings. [Big Law Business / Bloomberg BNA]

    * Remember when Sony got hacked? It unveiled some fun stuff, like how the new movie Concussion changed its plot around to avoid offending the NFL. [ABA Journal]

    * As college football prepares to kick off tonight, Baylor has hired Pepper Hamilton to look into how the school handles sexual violence allegations in light of the rape conviction of former player Sam Ukwuachu. [Dallas Morning News]

    * Here's one of the dumbest arguments ever: Larry Lessig is liberal. About 47 years ago, unchecked campaign spending marginally helped a liberal (he did ultimately lose the nomination... and Nixon became president). Therefore, Larry Lessig shouldn't be against money in politics. Signed, the former Executive Director of the Club for Growth. [The Daily Caller]

    * Meanwhile, the GOP runs into the downside of Citizens United: arming a terrible candidate with so much money he won't drop out. [Slate]

    13 Comments / / at 8:51 AM
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    Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.02.15

    (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    * The GOP field is getting a heads up on what to expect at their next debate, but the real question is: how will this change JoePa’s drinking game… [Politico]

    * Let Judge Matthew Sciarrino take you through the minutiae of how exactly Batman would testify in court. [Legal Geeks]

    * Good news: Missouri failed at gerrymandering. Better news: it’s gotten the Taiwanese animation treatment. [Lowering the Bar]

    * Men’s rights activists are using the legal system to derail women’s networking events. [Yahoo]

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    * The GOP field is getting a heads up on what to expect at their next debate, but the real question is: how will this change JoePa's drinking game... [Politico]

    * Let Judge Matthew Sciarrino take you through the minutiae of how exactly Batman would testify in court. [Legal Geeks]

    * Good news: Missouri failed at gerrymandering. Better news: it's gotten the Taiwanese animation treatment. [Lowering the Bar]

    * Men's rights activists are using the legal system to derail women's networking events. [Yahoo]

    * Navigating employment contracts outside of the U.S. [JD Supra]

    * In the beginning of a startup, everyone is friends.... but it doesn't always end that way. [Concurring Opinions]

    * Former governor Jan Brewer threatens a lawsuit over the use of her picture. [Jezebel]

    21 Comments / / Sep 2, 2015 at 5:07 PM
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  • ILTACON 2015

    Conferences / Symposia, Technology

    The Culture Of ILTACON

    The big ILTA conference, taking place right now in Las Vegas, is both informative and fun.

    7 Comments / / Sep 2, 2015 at 4:44 PM
  • Business Man With Smartwatch And Bluetooth Handsfree Device

    Biglaw, Interview Stories, Job Searches

    Interview Horror Stories: The Bluetooth Tool

    Have you ever encountered an interviewer as rude as this one?

    12 Comments / / Sep 2, 2015 at 4:15 PM