Above the Law

Recent Headlines from Above the Law


* Dean Chemerinsky lays out how the Supreme Court is protecting local corruption. It’s what the Framers would have intended. [New York Times]

* In response to the latest article from Professor Michael Krauss, a former student suggests that maybe the so-called “justice gap” is a good thing. It kind of comes down to how much you believe in the efficiency value of the “American Rule.” [That's My Argument]

* The eternal question for female lawyers: do you dye your hair or embrace the gray? [Gray Hair]

* Boston’s drivers suck. [The Faculty Lounge]

* A well-written tribute to a Nashville civil rights lawyer. [Nashville Scene]

* This seems like a place to remind people that David’s going to Houston next month. [Above the Law]

* Here’s a new game to check out. It’s a twisted dirty word game called F**ktionary (affiliate link), so obviously it was made by a lawyer. It’s kind of like Cards Against Humanity meets Scattergories, which is just as fun as it sounds. The promo is after the jump….

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 / 5:05 PM

A Canadian perspective on what U.S. law schools need to do to survive in a challenging market.

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 / 1:11 PM

Are you aware of all these great job opportunities for graduating law students and recent law school graduates?

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 / 4:12 PM

How will law schools be spending their money starting next year?

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 / 3:47 PM

This post is less of a 1L “survival guide” and more of an umbrella for 1Ls drowning in BS.

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 / 5:55 PM

Law school rivalries are the best.

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 / 3:38 PM

Faculty are unlikely allays in the textbook wars.

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 / 12:09 PM

Perhaps we’ve finally plugged the brain drain away from law schools.

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 / 5:11 PM

Would you rather be a lawyer or a plumber? Justice Ginsburg’s opinion is amusing.

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 / 11:44 AM

This law student did something pretty crazy. What in the world was he thinking?

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 / 10:58 AM