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Biglaw, Perks / Fringe Benefits, Summer Associates

Summer Associate Perk Watch: A Warm Welcome At MoFo

What’s your firm doing to show its love for summer associates?

15 Comments / / Jun 1, 2015 at 2:31 PM
  • "Just pull up to the next guy, he has your crack."

    Public Interest

    We’re Locking Up Fewer Kids, And That’s A Good Thing

    A new study levels a devastating critique of juvenile incarceration.

    5 Comments / / May 5, 2015 at 11:54 AM
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    Biglaw, Legal Ethics

    Suspended Biglaw Partner Leaves Firm

    Partner leaves Biglaw firm after court finds he provided false information.

    26 Comments / / May 5, 2015 at 9:55 AM
  • Aww, the ABA wants you back, LSAT.

    Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 05.05.15

    Aww, the ABA wants you back, LSAT.

    Aww, the ABA wants you back, LSAT.

    * Ever argued about weed before SCOTUS? Ever argued about weed before SCOTUS… while high? The Supreme Court asked Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr. to weigh in on the marijuana border wars suit filed by Oklahoma and Nebraska against Colorado. [Denver Post]

    * Well, that was quick! After enacting this rule just last year, the ABA now wants to put a stop to law schools using an exception that would allow up to 10 percent of their entering classes to consist of students admitted without having taken the LSAT. [ABA Journal]

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    * Ever argued about weed before SCOTUS? Ever argued about weed before SCOTUS... while high? The Supreme Court asked Solicitor General Donald Verrilli Jr. to weigh in on the marijuana border wars suit filed by Oklahoma and Nebraska against Colorado. [Denver Post]

    * Well, that was quick! After enacting this rule just last year, the ABA now wants to put a stop to law schools using an exception that would allow up to 10 percent of their entering classes to consist of students admitted without having taken the LSAT. [ABA Journal]

    * Landon Thomas, a 2014 NYU Law graduate, has been missing for more than a week. He was last seen in Harlem on April 27. His friends and family have set up a Facebook page to aid in the search. If you have any information, please call the police. [DNAinfo]

    * Corinthian Colleges, a higher education system that ran an employment falsification scam that was eerily similar to what law schools were once doing, has gone belly up, and Biglaw firms are swooping in like vultures to get in on the action. [Am Law Daily]

    * After being convicted on 30 federal charges last month, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev showed some emotion for the first time during the penalty phase of his trial, where he was seen wiping a tear while his aunt sobbed on the stand. [TIME]

    22 Comments / / May 5, 2015 at 8:56 AM
  • Law Revue 2014

    Law Revue

    Law Revue Video Contest 2015: Honorable Mentions

    They may not have made the Finals, but these Law Revue videos were a cut above.

    24 Comments / / May 4, 2015 at 5:24 PM