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    Non-Sequiturs: 03.11.13

    * Recently ousted Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown has a new law firm. Apparently not everyone’s a winner at Nixon Peabody these days. [Political Intelligence / Boston Globe]

    * So, and maybe I’m reading too much into this story, I think this guy likes cocaine. [The Pulp / Broward Palm Beach Times]

    * If you’re at NYU, the Law Review has been holding out on you with a private stockpile of outlines. Prometheus brings them to the masses. I don’t know why this person chose a terrible movie for a pseudonym. [PrometheusNYU]

    * If you’re doing your taxes in Minnesota, you’d better be using H&R Block, because the authorities have warned taxpayers not to use TurboTax. [Tax Prof Blog]

    * Burglar foiled by “supernatural figure.” [Legal Juice]

    * Judge Dolores Sloviter, the former Chief Judge of the Third Circuit, announced that she’s taking senior status. That should lighten the load on her law clerks… [Legal Intelligencer]

    * Earlier today, Staci was on HuffPo Live talking about the plight of recent law school graduates. Video after the jump….

    5 Comments / / Mar 11, 2013 at 5:31 PM
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    Chambermaid: ‘Cause We Know You Want Another Post About This

    Just a quick follow-up to our recent post about Saira Rao and Chambermaid, her novel about a law clerk’s challenging year clerking for a federal judicial diva. A tipster writes: I just left a lunch where Saira Rao spoke to the South Asian Bar Association of Delaware, and she clarified something [from the recent Philadelphia […]

    31 Comments / / Jul 26, 2007 at 8:50 AM
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    Chambermaid: Judge Sloviter Speaks

    Today is our lucky day in terms of media coverage. In addition to the great WaPo shout-out, Above the Law is also mentioned in the Philadelphia Inquirer (front page, above the fold). The article, by Inquirer book critic Carlin Romano, is all about Chambermaid, the highly entertaining debut novel of Saira Rao, loosely based on […]

    56 Comments / / Jul 24, 2007 at 1:20 PM
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    Judicial Clerkships From Hell: Submissions, Please

    Check out the woman at right. She is the Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter, and she sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Judge Sloviter seems like a kindly old lady, doesn’t she? We’ve seen her on the bench, at multiple oral arguments. Based on her grandmotherly appearance, we once quipped to […]

    65 Comments / / Jul 11, 2007 at 5:00 PM
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    A “Devil Wears Prada” for the Law Clerk Set

    Saira Rao, who wrote the New York Post article we discussed this morning, has a juicy debut novel coming out this summer. Check out the blurb for Chambermaid: The devil holds a gavel in this wickedly entertaining debut novel about a young attorney’s eventful year clerking for a federal judge. Sheila Raj is a recent […]

    10 Comments / / Jan 2, 2007 at 3:56 PM