• Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 08.22.08

    * Federal judge grants stay of execution in Texas because the condemned man may be insane. Judge Orlando Luis Garcia chastised the state courts for refusing to hire mental health experts to assess the man’s sanity. [New York Times] * Bush administration will implement a regulation to protect anti-abortion health workers. [Washington Post] * Three […]

    9 Comments / / Aug 22, 2008 at 9:21 AM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.21.08

    * Federal judge grants stay of execution in Texas because the condemned man may be insane. Judge Orlando Luis Garcia chastised the state courts for refusing to hire mental health experts to assess the man’s sanity. [New York Times] * Bush administration will implement a regulation to protect anti-abortion health workers. [Washington Post] * Three […]

    10 Comments / / Aug 21, 2008 at 5:36 PM
  • Heller Ehrman, Start Dates

    Nationwide Start Date Watch: Heller Ehrman
    (And OCI withdrawals, too.)

    A recent article in IP Law & Business suggested that rumors of the demise of IP specialty law firms have been greatly exaggerated. According to the piece, intellectual property boutiques continue to survive, despite encroachment on their turf by general-practice firms. This is not to say, however, that everything is peachy in IP land. The […]

    76 Comments / / Aug 21, 2008 at 3:44 PM
  • Lawyer of the Day, Sports

    Lawyers of the Day: Lithuanian Pentathletes

    The Olympics draw to a close this weekend, and soon we shall all forget how excited we were about weird sporting events like the hammer throw, the trampoline, and synchronized swimming. Two lawyers made a good showing today in one-of-those-sports-we-barely-knew-existed-but-now-we’re-really-excited-about: the men’s Modern Pentathlon! Lithuanian attorneys Andrejus Zadneprovskis and Edvinas Krungolcas won the silver and […]

    29 Comments / / Aug 21, 2008 at 3:10 PM