• New York Times, Weddings

    Legal Eagle Wedding Watch 2.11 and 2.17: Spellbound

    * A link in honor of everyone taking the bar exam today: the true story of someone who was told he failed the New York bar exam, in the wake of Laptopgate, but appealed the failure and prevailed. [New York Personal Injury Law Blog] * A “do-it-yourself” approach to filing dates? Nice try. [Utah District […]

    29 Comments / / Feb 27, 2008 at 10:15 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 02.27.08

    * EU fines Microsoft $1.3B. [New York Times] * Sinking Eskimo village sues energy companies for global warming. [CNN] * Polygamist Jeffs charged in Arizona. [MSNBC] * Mayor recalled over MySpace picture and golf course management. [CNN Video] * Law Blog chats with “NCAA defender to the stars.” [WSJ Law Blog]

    3 Comments / / Feb 27, 2008 at 9:30 AM
  • Lawyerly Lairs

    Lawyerly Lairs: Who Cares If You’re Disbarred, If You Own a $35 Million Mansion?

    A struggling personal injury lawyer was disbarred last month, for splitting fees with non-lawyers, aiding the unauthorized practice of law, and other offenses. Sounds pretty unexciting, right? But Keith Rubinstein is no ordinary PI lawyer; don’t cry for him, Argentina. Last year, he beat out Evita — i.e., Madonna, the Material Girl herself — in […]

    16 Comments / / Feb 26, 2008 at 9:00 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 02.26.08

    * Law school applicants: they got they mind on they money, money on they mind. NY to 190! [TaxProf Blog] * And can you blame them? Even if 2008 is looking grim, 2007 was another great year for Biglaw. Record PPP, yeah you know me. [Wall Street Journal via WSJ Law Blog] * How much […]

    13 Comments / / Feb 26, 2008 at 4:50 PM
  • Admin, Announcements, Asians, Job Searches

    ATL Seeks An Asia Columnist

    In light of the explosive economic growth of China and the Far East, many top U.S. and global law firms are trying to figure out how to enter Asia. And Above the Law is, too. We’re looking for someone to write a weekly column for us about practicing law in Asia. It would be similar […]

    20 Comments / / Feb 26, 2008 at 4:15 PM
  • Judge of the Day

    Judicial Hottie of the Day: George Schiavelli

    Judge George Schiavelli (C.D. Cal.), regarded in some quarters as a judicial hottie, is probably not feeling so hot right now. From the Los Angeles Times: A Los Angeles County Superior Court jury has ruled against a federal judge who was seeking $21 million after alleging that he was severely injured when he fell from […]

    25 Comments / / Feb 26, 2008 at 3:40 PM
  • Larry Lessig

    Larry Lessig: Not the Next Obama

    A brief update on an earlier story. Last week, we mentioned that celebrity cyberlaw prof Larry Lessig, of Stanford Law School, was contemplating a congressional bid. His prospective campaign would be centered on the theme du jour of Change (in this case, of Congress). Many ATL commenters didn’t think highly of the idea: “He has […]

    8 Comments / / Feb 26, 2008 at 2:25 PM

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