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  • Celebrities, Defamation

    First Amendment Attorney Martin Garbus helps Perez Hilton out?

    Lindsay Lohan is kind of over as far as celebrity gossip goes: no more car accidents, no more sloppy drunk photographs, and in a relatively stable relationship. But now Lohan’s girlfriend, Samantha Ronson, is getting pulled back into the tabloids, and she’s dragging First Amendment attorney Martin Garbus along with her. Martin Garbus prides himself […]

    26 Comments / / Dec 12, 2008 at 7:07 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.12.08

    * I was a little confused as to how Bernard Madoff’s giant ponzi scheme could have gone unnoticed for so long by authorities or investors. Then I heard that New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon was invested in Madoff. Now … everything makes sense. (This n-e-v-e-r happens to the Yankees. Ever. I’m going to short-sell […]

    45 Comments / / Dec 12, 2008 at 5:33 PM
  • Larry Lessig

    Musical Chairs: Larry Lessig to Harvard Law School

    Dean Elena Kagan strikes again. From an HLS press release: Renowned legal scholar Lawrence Lessig has been appointed to the faculty of Harvard Law School, and as the faculty director of Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics. The announcement was made jointly today (Dec. 12) by Harvard University Provost Steven E. Hyman […]

    96 Comments / / Dec 12, 2008 at 4:47 PM
  • Disasters / Emergencies

    Courthouse of the Day: Broward County

    Broward County has given us many, many Judges of the Day in the past. Now the county has earned the dubious distinction of our first ever “Courthouse of the Day” award. The central courthouse building is a disaster area. From Courthouse News Service: A 2-inch pipe burst on the second floor, courthouse communication center, damaging […]

    25 Comments / / Dec 12, 2008 at 4:04 PM
  • Job Searches

    Small Law Firm Hiring on Craigslist: Hofstra Students Welcome

    With all of the carnage in the legal community, unemployed attorneys might have to look outside the box to find jobs right now. We suggest an “all of the above” strategy. Headhunters, personal connections, career counselors, or even Craigslist could produce the job you need to satisfy your landlord. An interesting little ad appeared on […]

    153 Comments / / Dec 12, 2008 at 9:57 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket 12.12.08

    * Legal Talk of the Town: A Virginia couple has sued the New Yorker and Greenberg Traurig for an illegal search and seizure of their home. They are represented by Ken Cuccinelli, who hopes to be Virginia’s next attorney general. [Courthouse News Service] * Under this new Justice Department rule, Rod Blagojevich will have to […]

    50 Comments / / Dec 12, 2008 at 8:56 AM
  • Bankruptcy, Cars, Dewey & LeBoeuf

    GM Hires Weil (and Ex-Weil Partner) for Possible Bankruptcy Case

    So should Weil Gotshal associates be rooting against a government bailout of GM and the other big automakers? GM bankruptcy –> more fees for Weil –> bigger bonuses (which WGM has not yet announced)? UPDATE (1:00 AM): As of now, it looks like the auto industry bailout talks have failed. This makes a GM bankruptcy […]

    144 Comments / / Dec 11, 2008 at 6:59 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.11.08

    * The fertile octogenarian: could legal fiction become reality? [Concurring Opinions] * The twenty most popular law reviews to submit to via ExpressO. A quirky list, to say the least. [The Conglomerate] * Has Kentucky engaged in “celestial outsourcing” of its homeland security needs? [Supreme Dicta] * Want to teach case law to patent examiners? […]

    17 Comments / / Dec 11, 2008 at 6:14 PM