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Public defender arrested for pointing out that the cops can’t question her clients outside her presence.

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  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.02.08

    * Judge Richard Posner (one of the world’s top 100 public intellectuals) has co-authored a paper concluding that “politics is a particularly good predictor of judicial voting.” Download it while it’s hot, recommends Professor David Zaring. [Conglomerate; SSRN] * Keker & Van Nest want out of “teledildonics” litigation. Wonder why? [The Prior Art] * In […]

    12 Comments / / May 2, 2008 at 6:55 PM
  • Sex

    Lying to get into someone’s pants: Not just skeezy, but tortious, too.

    * Judge Richard Posner (one of the world’s top 100 public intellectuals) has co-authored a paper concluding that “politics is a particularly good predictor of judicial voting.” Download it while it’s hot, recommends Professor David Zaring. [Conglomerate; SSRN] * Keker & Van Nest want out of “teledildonics” litigation. Wonder why? [The Prior Art] * In […]

    98 Comments / / May 2, 2008 at 4:50 PM
  • Cass Sunstein, Law Professors, Law Schools, Martha Nussbaum, Richard Posner, Romance and Dating, Samantha Power

    Wanna Be A Public Intellectual? Date Cass Sunstein!

    In the current issue of Foreign Policy magazine, you’ll find their list of the world’s top 100 public intellectuals. The list appears here (and you can vote for your top five). Bios of the honorees — and we must confess, some of these names didn’t ring a bell — appear here. The public intellectuals explicitly […]

    46 Comments / / May 2, 2008 at 1:52 PM
  • Lawyer of the Day

    Lawyer of the Day: Monica Conyers

    Monica Conyers is a University of District of Columbia School of Law grad, the wife of U.S. Congressman John Conyers, and the pro-tem president of the Detroit City Council. Maybe tem stands for temper, because she’s got a nasty one. She went ballistic on the council’s president earlier this year. From the Detroit Free-Press: Conyers […]

    119 Comments / / May 2, 2008 at 12:29 PM
  • Job of the Week

    Job(s) of the Week: Calling All Patent Attorneys

    This week we’re focusing on a particular practice area for Job of the Week. Here are four in-house opportunities for patent attorneys, all in locations starting with “S”: Silicon Valley, Seattle, San Diego and St. Joseph, MO. They’re brought to you by Lateral Link: * A Fortune 100 company that provides enterprise storage and data […]

    / May 2, 2008 at 11:58 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 05.02.08

    * Uma Thurman gives dramatic testimony at the trial of her alleged stalker. [City Room / NYT] * The latest on delays in judicial confirmations. [How Appealing (linkwrap)] * Wilson Sonsini accused of malpractice in new shareholder derivative lawsuit filed against Brocade directors and officers. [The Recorder] * More information about the apparent suicide of […]

    2 Comments / / May 2, 2008 at 9:51 AM
  • Uncategorized

    Re-Branding: Venable and Boalt Hall UC Berkeley School of Law

    Two venerable institutions are working on re-branding. In this new promo video, Venable wants to clarify that its name starts with a “V.” From their marketing firm’s website comes this insight into the new image: Working with Greenfield/Belser, we sought to create a visual identity for our firm that best represented our firm’s personality: * […]

    3 Comments / / Apr 25, 2008 at 4:38 PM
  • Uncategorized

    Jerry Springer to be Commencement Speaker at Northwestern Law School

    When it comes to law school graduation speakers, it’s hard to please everyone. Earlier this year, controversy erupted at Boston College Law School when U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey was announced as the commencement speaker. Some students, faculty and alumni voiced opposition to AG Mukasey, based on his involvement in the waterboarding / torture controversy […]

    1 Comment / / Apr 21, 2008 at 9:02 AM
  • Admin, Announcements, Reader Polls, Technology

    Oyez, Oyez! The New ATL Is Now In Session

    In case you hadn’t noticed, earlier this week we launched AboveTheLaw 2.0 — a redesigned, retooled version of ATL, the legal tabloid site you’ve come to know and love. There have been a few technological hiccups associated with the relaunch — e.g., most of yesterday — and there will surely be more in the days […]

    / Apr 10, 2008 at 1:15 PM
  • Uncategorized

    Beloved On-Screen Lawyers: Who Are Your Favorites?

    Entertainment Weekly has just generated 15 Legal Eagles We’d Hire: a list of the on-screen attorneys they would like to have as counsel. To save you the trouble of clicking through EW’s annoying slideshow format, here’s the breakdown: 1. Atticus Finch / Gregory Peck, To Kill a Mockingbird2. Perry Mason / Raymond Burr, Perry Mason3. […]

    0 Comments / / Apr 10, 2008 at 10:45 AM

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