• Religion

    A Canon Law Digression: Sins 2.0?

    Palm Sunday is this coming weekend, and Easter isn’t far away. So please indulge us as we go on a little religious digression. The Vatican just rolled out seven new deadly sins. From the Telegraph: Failing to recycle plastic bags could find you spending eternity in Hell, the Vatican said after drawing up a list […]

    44 Comments / / Mar 10, 2008 at 12:00 PM
  • Guns / Firearms

    Law Students with Guns: Bad Idea, or Worst Idea Ever?

    There’s a national movement pushing for law students to have the right to carry guns on campus. They’ve even got an official acronym: SCCC (Students for Concealed Carry on Campus). The group formed in response to the VA Tech shootings last year, and currently claims to have more than 16,000 members. They argue that when […]

    297 Comments / / Mar 7, 2008 at 1:22 PM
  • Biglaw, Weirdness

    Update: Do the Cadwalader Shuffle

    Here’s the most comprehensive bit we’ve heard from a tipster: [N]o longer at CWT anymore (thankfully), but I did hear that Chris White (the Partner who deposed Link) is attempting a major realignment of practice groups. Apparently he wants to move the Corporate department into the Real Estate and somehow make it a sub group. […]

    157 Comments / / Mar 7, 2008 at 12:09 PM
  • Job of the Week

    Job(s) of the Week

    Today’s JOW offering is a selection of IP opportunities at a Fortune 500 technology company, brought to you by ATL’s career partner, Lateral Link. In the last month, over 300 Lateral Link members referred friends who’ve joined the network, giving these members the opportunity to earn up to $5000 in referral bonuses. Positions: Patent Counsel […]

    / Mar 7, 2008 at 11:05 AM
  • Book Deals, Books, Julie Buxbaum

    Lawyerly Chick Lit (?)

    Julie Buxbaum is a Harvard alumna and lawyer turned novelist. Her first book, The Opposite of Love, is getting favorable reviews. As we’ve written about before, she’s signed a deal for two books, so it’s a good sign that the first is being well-received. For the lawyers who want to be writers: her advance was […]

    70 Comments / / Mar 7, 2008 at 10:58 AM

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