* The latest bombshell in the Chevron / Ecuador litigation: an ex-judge cops to participation in a bribery scheme. [Fortune]
* I wish this “defense” of posting one’s law school grades on Facebook were more full-throated and “in your face.” [Virginia Law Weekly]
* I suspect Professor Stephen Bainbridge is in the minority here. Most of my law professor friends enjoy all-expenses-paid trips to the Cayman Islands. [Professor Bainbridge]
* Professor Glenn Reynolds: “As the GOP looks for issues it can win on, how about lowering the drinking age?” I’ll raise a glass to that. [Instapundit]
* Ahoy, mateys! Did the Supreme Court grant cert in that piracy case out of the Fourth Circuit? [FindLaw]
* Not all liberals hate guns. [New York Times]
After the jump, the dashing and handsome Ryan Chenevert — Cosmo’s reigning Bachelor of the Year, and a Louisiana lawyer — offers his thoughts on dating….
Don’t you just love that southern accent?
Last week we wrote about an upcoming panel discussion, sponsored by the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Women in the Law, that generated some controversy. The panel, entitled “Their Point of View: Tips from the Other Side,” was going to feature “[a] distinguished panel of gentlemen from the legal field,” who would opine […]
On Thursday, April 23rd, Above the Law will be coming to the great city of Chicago. Local lawyers are cordially invited to join the entire ATL editorial team for a casual gathering from 6 to 8 p.m. at an undisclosed (yet stylish) watering hole in Chicago. Sign up and we’ll keep you in the Loop.
Come on out for some conversation, food, drink, and networking-type shenanigans. Did we mention free drinks? The event is sponsored by our friends at Kinney Recruiting.
Ed. note: Above the Law is a bit estrogen-deprived this week, with both Kash and Marin on vacation. So your above-signed writer, who is more in touch with his feminine side than Elie, was called up for duty. He apologizes for not being able to do justice to this subject. UPDATE (6 PM): The New […]
You don’t have to take our word for it. Just attend “Backpack Awareness Day” at Georgetown: Backpack Awareness DayJoin us in the Chapel Area 1:30-3:30 p.m.September 20th Tips to Prevent Back Problems: – Wear both straps to distribute the weight evenly – Wear the backpack resting evenly over the middle of the back. The backpack […]
Greedy law firm associates view ATL as a helpful resource. But what about Biglaw partners? They’re greedy too, y’know. Well, here’s something for all you partners out there. A tipster alerted us to this audio conference, taking place later this month: *************************************************IOMA AUDIO CONFERENCES! ASSOCIATE COMPENSATION: STRATEGIES TO ATTACK PAY PLANS THAT DRAIN PARTNER PROFITS […]
We’re up in New York right now for a symposium on legal writing at New York Law School. Topics to be covered include both legal academic writing, for student-run law reviews, as well as writing about legal affairs for a lay audience (e.g., through legal journalism and blogging). The comfortable, well-lit classroom that we’re in […]
The former, actually. But when it shows up in next year’s Yale Law School course catalog, don’t say we didn’t warn you. Personally we find beer kinda gross — bitter and foul-tasting. But for those of you who enjoy this beverage, check out this conference, taking place later today at the University of Oregon law […]
For those of you in the New York area, here’s an event next month you might be interested in: Sunday – Tuesday, October 22-24, 2006Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Three-day conference: “Jews and the Legal Profession”, at 55 Fifth Avenue at 12th Street. Participants include Alan Dershowitz, Stuart Eizenstat, and many others. For more […]