Tillotson Arrest

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Lawyer Arrested For Doing Her Job

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: 03.26.08

    * Not as coveted as Miley Cyrus tickets, but some people will pay good money for access to a Supreme Court oral argument. Is this kosher? [Rumors Daily] * Would you take tax advice from Wesley Snipes? If so, drop by “New Tax City” for a free consultation. [News Groper] * Supreme Court Fantasy League? […]

    10 Comments / / Mar 26, 2008 at 5:20 PM
  • Gambling / Gaming

    Lawyer of the Day: Jane Willis

    * Not as coveted as Miley Cyrus tickets, but some people will pay good money for access to a Supreme Court oral argument. Is this kosher? [Rumors Daily] * Would you take tax advice from Wesley Snipes? If so, drop by “New Tax City” for a free consultation. [News Groper] * Supreme Court Fantasy League? […]

    44 Comments / / Mar 26, 2008 at 4:15 PM
  • Law Schools

    Update: Hey Teacher, Leave Those Kids (and Their Internet) Alone!

    We reported yesterday about the University of Chicago Law School cutting off access to ATL internet in the classroom. A University of Chicago student sent along the e-mail from Dean Saul Levmore explaining the anti-internet policy, and said that we “should absolutely post the full text of Levmore’s asinine email.” Check it out in its […]

    83 Comments / / Mar 26, 2008 at 3:45 PM
  • Uncategorized

    What’s Up at Latham & Watkins?
    (Morale – thanks to a ‘no layoffs’ promise.)

    Here’s a round-up of interesting items pertaining to Latham & Watkins, a favorite firm among ATL readers. 1. Latham makes the “no layoffs” pledge. Just like Milbank, Latham has promised that it won’t be laying off lawyers in response to the current economic crisis. From an LW tipster: Last Wednesday, managing partner Bob Dell gave […]

    47 Comments / / Mar 26, 2008 at 2:45 PM
  • Dorsey & Whitney

    The T25 Club: Membership Has Its Privileges

    The rich get richer. Movie stars who already earn millions of dollars per picture get showered with freebies, like award show “gift bags” worth thousands of dollars. Similarly, students at top law schools, who already have their pick of $160K job offers, get wined and dined by leading law firms. There IS such a thing […]

    40 Comments / / Mar 26, 2008 at 1:30 PM
  • Job Survey, Layoffs

    Featured Job Survey: Layoffs?

    We’ve received approximately five hundred responses to last week’s ATL / Lateral Link survey on whether you expect layoffs at your firm, and how you’re coping. By and large, you’re a pretty gloomy bunch. Forty-three percent of respondents are afraid that their firm will have layoffs. Among respondents who are Class of 1999 or more […]

    3 Comments / / Mar 26, 2008 at 12:15 PM
  • Partner Profits

    2007: It Was A Very Good Year (For the Most Part)

    * Not as coveted as Miley Cyrus tickets, but some people will pay good money for access to a Supreme Court oral argument. Is this kosher? [Rumors Daily] * Would you take tax advice from Wesley Snipes? If so, drop by “New Tax City” for a free consultation. [News Groper] * Supreme Court Fantasy League? […]

    23 Comments / / Mar 26, 2008 at 8:30 AM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.25.08

    * An account of Attorney General Michael Mukasey’s Supreme Court argument. Depressing detail: he rented his morning coat. [The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times] * Conservative legal celebrity deathmatch: U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement v. Texas Solicitor General Ted Cruz. [Concurring Opinions] * Nationwide Layoff Watch: Merrill Lynch. [Dealbreaker] * The Obamas release their […]

    23 Comments / / Mar 25, 2008 at 5:00 PM
  • Education / Schools

    Bullying and Biglaw: Perfect Together?

    The New York Times is on a bit of a “bully” kick lately — using their “bully pulpit,” if you will. They recently ran this 1100-word article, by Pulitzer Prize winner Dan Barry, about an Arkansas teen who has been subjected to bullying at school for years — sometimes to the point of physical violence. […]

    105 Comments / / Mar 25, 2008 at 4:00 PM
  • Dewey & LeBoeuf

    Biglaw Perk Watch: Dewey & LeBoeuf to 18 Weeks

    The latest major law firm to enhance its parental leave policy: Dewey & LeBoeuf. Remember the holiday party car controversy? All is forgiven. Eighteen weeks, plus Denim Day? You couldn’t ask for anything more. Actually, maybe you can. From a male tipster at the firm: D&L just went to 18 weeks for parental leave: 8 […]

    68 Comments / / Mar 25, 2008 at 2:45 PM
  • Law School Deans, Law Schools, Technology

    Hey Teacher, Leave Those Kids (and Their Internet) Alone!

    A tipster sends us troubling news from the University of Chicago Law School: University of Chicago Students got an e-mail from Dean Levmore today announcing that the Law School will be turning off internet access in classrooms beginning next quarter. We express our deepest sympathies for Chicago students who will have to check ATL for […]

    124 Comments / / Mar 25, 2008 at 1:30 PM
  • Crime, Gender, Hair, Lawyer of the Day

    Lawyer of the Day: Daniel Hynes

    Young New Hampshire lawyer Daniel Hynes, who is just 27, has earned a place among our Lawyers of the Day for extorting hair salons. Feel free to use the Power of the Law Degree to ensure that your landlord heats your apartment adequately. But using it to threaten beauty parlors… that’s just wrong. From the […]

    48 Comments / / Mar 25, 2008 at 10:40 AM
  • Howrey LLP

    Adventures in Law Firm Marketing: Howrey’s Ready for Its Close-Up

    Coming soon to a theater near you: Howrey LLP: The Movie? Late last week, several readers here in Washington reported unusual activity at the Howrey offices: “Howrey is doing a film shoot in the lobby of its DC office… Multiracial attorneys in suits everywhere… Looks serious.” “I was in the building where Howrey’s DC offices […]

    14 Comments / / Mar 25, 2008 at 10:00 AM

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