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Entering The Race: #fourthtierproblems

What is it like trying to get a job coming out of a low-ranked law school? Read more »
86 Comments / / Sep 2, 2015 at 9:49 AM
  • Does this prof look presidential?

    Law Schools

    From Harvard Law Prof To White House?

    It seems a Harvard law professor may have designs to move out of Areeda Hall... and into the White House.

    33 Comments / / Aug 11, 2015 at 11:54 AM
  • Police crime scene

    Crime, Murder

    Prominent American Lawyer Murdered Abroad In Kidnapping Attempt Gone Bad

    It’ll be terrible if this lawyer's death becomes another one of Venezuela’s unsolved murders.

    / Aug 11, 2015 at 11:09 AM
  • bride and groom gavel

    Romance and Dating, Small Law Firms, Weddings

    Beyond Biglaw: Should You Marry A Lawyer?

    Columnist Gaston Kroub considers the pros and cons of marrying a fellow attorney.

    32 Comments / / Aug 11, 2015 at 10:09 AM
  • Donald Sterling

    Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 08.11.15

    Donald Sterling

    Donald Sterling

    * “[H]e’s just a litigious person. Unless he has something going on in the public eye, he can’t exist.” Former Clippers owner Donald Sterling filed a suit against V. Stiviano and TMZ, accusing them of invading his privacy by sharing a recording of his racism. [New York Post]

    * A jury found that an ex-municipal court judge who was convicted of insurance fraud was lying when he claimed that he’d been attacked outside the courthouse by thugs wielding a toilet tank lid. We guess you could say that the jurors were able to flush out all of this guy’s crap. [ABA Journal]

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    * "[H]e’s just a litigious person. Unless he has something going on in the public eye, he can’t exist.” Former Clippers owner Donald Sterling filed a suit against V. Stiviano and TMZ, accusing them of invading his privacy by sharing a recording of his racism. [New York Post]

    * A jury found that an ex-municipal court judge who was convicted of insurance fraud was lying when he claimed that he'd been attacked outside the courthouse by thugs wielding a toilet tank lid. We guess you could say that the jurors were able to flush out all of this guy's crap. [ABA Journal]

    * Talk about a Hail Mary suit: Ted Wells of Paul Weiss and NFL locker-room bullying report fame is being sued for defamation by the former Miami Dolphins offensive-line coach who happened to be one of the casualties of his investigation. [Washington Post]

    * Deutsche Bank's general counsel will step down from his position at the end of the year. Deutsche Bank joins JPMorgan and Bank of America as the third big bank to have announced a change in GC within the past month. [Big Law Business / Bloomberg BNA]

    * If you're considering applying to law school, here are five steps you can take to write a "great" personal statement. Surprisingly, one step isn't mentioning your guaranteed employment at a family firm after graduation. [Law Admissions Lowdown / U.S. News]

    24 Comments / / Aug 11, 2015 at 9:00 AM
  • Tom Cruise

    Technology

    Show Them The Money: Why Lawyers Should Help Startups Take Cash Off The Table

    What value can lawyers bring to startups?

    11 Comments / / Aug 10, 2015 at 5:41 PM