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9th Circuit, Celebrities, Television

The Ninth Circuit Hearts John Oliver

John Oliver gets cited in an appellate decision.

38 Comments / / Aug 27, 2015 at 10:27 AM
  • Bankruptcy, Death Penalty, SCOTUS, Sonia Sotomayor, WolfBlock

    Morning Docket 6.01.09

    * A dramatic closer look at Wolf Block’s collapse. [Philadelphia Magazine] * The media buzz this week on Sotomayor: Her decision in the New Haven firefighters case could be a key issue during her confirmation hearings. [USA Today] * Minnesota’s Supreme Court will hear arguments today in the Coleman–Franken election race. Yes, it is still […]

    11 Comments / / Jun 1, 2009 at 9:00 AM
  • Law Shucks, Layoffs

    This Week In Layoffs: 05.30.09

    [Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks. Law Shucks has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker.] Alright, this is getting ridiculous. Last week, no real layoffs until Ropes & Gray got busted doing stealth layoffs at 11:00 on Friday morning. […]

    108 Comments / / May 30, 2009 at 4:25 PM
  • Career Alternatives, Food, Job Searches, Law Schools

    Cupcake Stop Is a Great Detour from the Legal Profession

    Last week, we brought you the story of an intrepid New York Law School graduate who started his own business. Think cupcakes on wheels. Today, the proprietor of Cupcake Stop, Lev Ekster, stopped by our office with his delicious wares. Yumyumyumyumyum. Ed. note: For the record, I really hate donuts. I don’t even particularly like […]

    97 Comments / / May 29, 2009 at 6:23 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.29.09

    * I actually saw Tamron Hall interview the Men-in-Power guy, yesterday. She totally ripped him a new one on live television. [Jane Genova] * On the other hand, Tom Goldstein went on MSNBC and dominated. [SCOTUSblog] * A DNA database brings us one step closer to an Orwellian universe run by CSI. [True/Slant] * Here’s […]

    24 Comments / / May 29, 2009 at 5:06 PM