Skadden Arps

Biglaw, Music

Skadden D.C. Really Has No Idea What It’s Doing

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40 Comments / / May 26, 2015 at 5:53 PM
  • Gary J. Ross

    Small Law Firms, Solo Practitioners

    6 Warning Signs For When Not To Take On A Client

    Though often you just don’t know until you’re already knee-deep in the representation, here are some red flags signaling when it might be better to pass on a certain prospective client.

    17 Comments / / May 21, 2015 at 12:35 PM
  • Daredevil

    Television

    Standard Of Review: In Daredevil’s Final Episodes, Matt Finally Uses The Legal System

    Daredevil may have great fight scenes, but it's still fairly weak as a legal show.

    1 Comment / / May 21, 2015 at 11:06 AM
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    Litigators, Technology

    Today’s Tech: A Litigation Attorney And His Apple Watch

    Want to streamline your digital life and increase your productivity in the process? Get an Apple Watch.

    1 Comment / / May 21, 2015 at 10:14 AM
  • Ariel Winter (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

    Morning Docket

    Morning Docket 05.21.15

    Ariel Winter (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

    Ariel Winter (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

    * Modern Family star Ariel Winter wants to go to law school. Aw, that’s a shame — she seems so smart. [E!]

    * Five major banks will plead guilty to felony charges over allegations they illegally manipulated the dollar/euro exchange rate and pay over $5 billion in fines. Attorney General Loretta Lynch described the scheme as “brazenly illegal.” [National Law Journal]

    * Preet Bharara is making the rounds as a law school commencement speaker; find out why Lat calls him “surprisingly entertaining for a prosecutor.” [Wall Street Journal]

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    * Modern Family star Ariel Winter wants to go to law school. Aw, that's a shame -- she seems so smart. [E!]

    * Five major banks will plead guilty to felony charges over allegations they illegally manipulated the dollar/euro exchange rate and pay over $5 billion in fines. Attorney General Loretta Lynch described the scheme as “brazenly illegal.” [National Law Journal]

    * Preet Bharara is making the rounds as a law school commencement speaker, find out why Lat calls him, "surprisingly entertaining for a prosecutor." [Wall Street Journal]

    * Despite release of several hundred pages of the report on CIA abuse and torture a federal judge will not require the disclosure of the full report citing evidence that Congress intended to "retain control" over it. [Legal Times]

    * Stay at home moms with JD are now commanding "bonuses" from their spouses --  at least on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. [American Lawyer]

    * Bail is set at $1 million for each of the bikers arrested in Waco after the deadly brawl. [CNN]

    * ConAgra Foods will plead guilty to criminal charges over a 2007 outbreak of salmonella that was traced back to peanut butter. [NPR]

    30 Comments / / May 21, 2015 at 9:09 AM