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Law Schools, Romance and Dating

FYI, Your Mom REALLY Wants You To Date A Lawyer With A Prestigious Degree

Has a relative ever pressured you into going on a date with someone just because they have an Ivy League law degree?

30 Comments / / Jan 26, 2015 at 1:00 PM
  • Sports

    Sports and the Law: Appeals and ‘Do Overs’

    When the Miami Heat and Atlanta Hawks took the floor last Saturday at Phillips Arena, it marked the first commissioner-ordered “do over” in the past 25 years of NBA basketball. As per NBA Commissioner David Stern’s orders, the Phillips Arena scoreboard was re-set to 114-111 and the game clock was turned back to 51 seconds. […]

    19 Comments / / Mar 12, 2008 at 4:45 PM
  • Uncategorized

    More Departures at O’Melveny & Myers: Paying Partners To Go Away

    So far this week, we’ve asked you whether you would want to work in a different city and whether, knowing what you know now, you would still want to work where you do. In today’s ATL / Lateral Link survey, we ask you a related question: if you could go to any other firm, who […]

    20 Comments / / Mar 12, 2008 at 12:30 PM
  • Eliot Spitzer, Politics, Sex Scandals, Silda Wall Spitzer

    Liveblogging Eliot Spitzer’s News Conference

    New York Governor Eliot Spitzer scheduled a news conference for 11:30 AM today. It appears that the governor is running late. We’re tuned in to CNN, and they just showed footage of the governor’s motorcade leaving from his Upper East Side apartment — previously profiled here (Fifth Avenue, 3BR/3BA, Central Park views) — to his […]

    72 Comments / / Mar 12, 2008 at 11:35 AM
  • Prostitution

    A Future Judge of the Day?

    So Governor Eliot Spitzer is scheduled to speak in half an hour. We’ll cover that when it happens. Meanwhile, a tipster points out: Little notice has been given so far to the other “Client Xs” in the federal complaint at the center of the Spitzer prostitution scandal. But one story semi-buried in the Post this […]

    23 Comments / / Mar 12, 2008 at 11:00 AM
  • Job Survey

    Featured Job Survey: Would You Still Make The Same Choice?

    Today’s ATL / Lateral Link survey is about hindsight. With real estate and structured finance in a slowdown, bankruptcy heating up, and some firms opening new offices while others shuffle their workforce, some career choices are suddenly much more exciting, while others . . . not so much. So, if you knew everything you know […]

    16 Comments / / Mar 12, 2008 at 10:05 AM
  • Barack Obama, Defamation, Eliot Spitzer, Food, Morning Docket, Politics, War on Terror

    Morning Docket: 03.12.08

    * Spitzer may — or make that will — resign today. [CNN; New York Times] * Obama wins Mississippi, picks up more Texas delegates than Clinton. [CNN] * Gitmo war-crimes tribunal to hear detainee’s case. [MSNBC] * Houses passes proposal to create independent ethics panel. [Washington Post] * Another French trader taken into custody in […]

    39 Comments / / Mar 12, 2008 at 9:25 AM
  • Romance and Dating

    The 02138 Curse?

    As Wonkette points out, disgraced New York Governor Eliot Spitzer and his wife, Silda Spitzer, graced the cover of 02138 magazine as a top “Power Couple.” 02138, in case you’re not elite enough to be familiar with it, describes itself as “the lifestyle magazine for Harvard influentials.” Yes, it’s just as d-baggish dreadful as it […]

    50 Comments / / Mar 11, 2008 at 9:35 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.11.08

    * Here’s a tale of a castaway…. who’s pushing 70, and still enjoys her marijuana. [TMZ.com] * Don’t tase me, bro! Unless you’re willing to pay me $40K. [The Lede / New York Times] * Not surprisingly, the Feminist Law Profs aren’t big fans of this law firm advertisement: a “Sexual Harassment Flash Card.” [copyranter; […]

    13 Comments / / Mar 11, 2008 at 5:30 PM

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