Karen Sosa

Posts by Karen Sosa

  • Caption Contests

    ATL Caption Contest Winner: American Pie

    Last week, we offered you this photo of Vice President Joe Biden at Syracuse University School of Law and asked you to give us your funniest caption suggestions. We then asked you to vote among ten finalists, noting that one of the finalists was not our pick. Guess which finalist won. “Oh, no, I’m sorry […]

    22 Comments / / Sep 18, 2009 at 5:08 PM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 09.18.09

    * Happy Rosh Hashanah. [ABC] * Mayer Brown and Reed Smith could be trying to kill the billable hour too. [Legal Week] * When it comes to executing prisoners, should we allow mulligans? [Cleveland Plain Dealer] * A Maryland police officer who t-boned a car and killed the driver could not be charged with vehicular […]

    20 Comments / / Sep 18, 2009 at 8:35 AM
  • Caption Contests, Contests, Eyes of the Law, Food, Joe Biden, Politics

    ATL Caption Contest Finalists: American Pie

    Last Thursday, we posted a photo of VP Joe Biden enjoying some good ol’ blueberry pie at his alma mater, Syracuse University College of Law. It was up to you to come up with a caption for the picture, and now it’s time to choose the best one. Here’s the photo once again: After the […]

    58 Comments / / Sep 15, 2009 at 6:06 PM
  • Judge of the Day

    Judge of the Day: Stephen Belden

    Let’s be honest. Whether it was that gunner in your 1L section, some douche from UVA Law, or Elie in his True/Slant race rants, we have all wanted to bind and gag someone at some point. But most of us understand that this practice is best left to consenting adults. In the bedroom. With a […]

    64 Comments / / Sep 4, 2009 at 12:01 PM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 09.04.09

    * NALP is forming a commission to review law firm hiring practices, including the current timetable for 2L OCI recruiting. [Am Law Daily] * Bankruptcy judges are chastising mortgage servicers for their sloppy business practices and their poor communications. [New York Times] * Associates who went to lower-ranked law schools tend to be happier and […]

    43 Comments / / Sep 4, 2009 at 9:07 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 08.28.09

    * The U.N. is sovereign territory, so Libyan leader Muammar el-Qaddafi can stay there if they want him to. But Englewood, New Jersey is squarely within the jurisdiction of the United States government. [New York Times] * Chicago’s local government is apparently doing its part to keep the struggling Chicago legal market afloat. [Am Law […]

    59 Comments / / Aug 28, 2009 at 9:00 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 08.21.09

    * Terminally ill Lockerbie Bomber was released from a Scottish prison yesterday, on grounds of compassion. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton aren’t feeling it. [CNN] * Attorneys at the Office of Special Investigations begin to prosecute a new generation of war criminals. [Washington Post] * I suppose that I should know the answer to this […]

    38 Comments / / Aug 21, 2009 at 8:49 AM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.13.09

    Ed. note: These non-sequiturs are brought to you by Karen, one of our awesome interns. * The MPRE proves that you can, in fact, learn ethics from signing a paper and maybe filling in some bubbles. [Huffington Post] * If U. Miami’s encouraged deferrals get pushed a bit further, deferring law school might not be […]

    24 Comments / / Aug 13, 2009 at 7:00 PM