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An in-depth article in Rolling Stone takes a close look at the never-ending litigation between Steven Donziger and Chevron.

Friday, Aug 29, 2014 / 11:29 AM

An egregious episode offers a lesson in client service.

Friday, Aug 29, 2014 / 10:42 AM

* Here’s the international sign for “don’t urinate in public.” Glad to know we needed a sign for this. [National Review] * An illegal hostile work environment is created when coworkers wear confederate flag T-shirts. Because… obviously it is. Professor Volokh thinks this is unconstitutional. Apparently a document drafted by white slaveholders is set up…

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 / 5:10 PM

Since 2009, the Windy City has seen a significant increase in lateral moves.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 / 4:16 PM

Becker & Poliakoff issues yet another statement about how they won’t fire a homophobe.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 / 3:35 PM

And now, time for some damage control.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 / 1:55 PM

Our hero interviews for a job; how does it go?

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 / 12:16 PM

This guy is a partner who wants an employee to “reduce [his] stress level” by handling every task that he feels is beneath his lofty stature.

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 / 2:54 PM

The week before Labor Day is a quiet time, but it would be a mistake to view this period as only one of enjoyment….

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 / 2:01 PM

“Reply all” hate speech like it’s 1982.

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 / 12:56 PM