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  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.21.11

    * It’s really hot outside. It’s so hot that the Amistad has started offering free boat rides back to Africa. I don’t know what you are supposed to wear to your office on days like this. Just be smart and don’t wear white. [Corporette] * Leave it to the New York Post to make Sonia […]

    5 Comments / / Jul 21, 2011 at 5:37 PM
  • Document Review, Non-Sequiturs, Paul Clement, Summer Associates

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.16.11

    * “I doubt this is constitutional, but let’s just do it.” Sounds like business as usual down in the Senate as to plans to extend the FBI Director’s term. [Blog of Legal Times] * Are we really still talking about desegregating schools in Arkansas? I can’t even believe that this is a serious proposition. [WSJ […]

    15 Comments / / Jun 16, 2011 at 5:36 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.09.11

    * An update to an item from yesterday’s Non-Sequiturs — or, “a domestic dispute version of Spy vs. Spy.” [Not-So Private Parts / Forbes] * And a response to yesterday’s controversial post about paralegals (and the educational credentials required for the position). [A Paralegal’s Life] * Are you a rising 3L looking for post-graduate employment […]

    6 Comments / / Jun 9, 2011 at 6:06 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.19.11

    * Even family-friendly Easter treats have been molested by the TSA.* [ABA Journal] * The woman who falsely accused the Duke Lacrosse players has been charged with murdering her boyfriend. And so Karma has provided the perfect opportunity to show this lady what a “rush to judgment” actually feels like.* [Huffington Post] * How much […]

    13 Comments / / Apr 19, 2011 at 5:13 PM
  • Musical Chairs, Small Law Firms

    Size Matters: Breaking Up Need Not Be Hard To Do

    Ed. note: This is the latest installment of Size Matters, one of Above the Law’s new columns for small-firm lawyers. We all know that sometimes relationships end. Take Renee Zellweger and Bradley Cooper. As my friend (who is a divorce attorney) always says, if things are not working out, end it and do not buy […]

    35 Comments / / Mar 22, 2011 at 11:26 AM
  • Education / Schools, Law Schools, Non-Sequiturs, SCOTUS, Supreme Court, Wesley Snipes

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.03.11

    * Wesley Snipes wants the Supreme Court to review his conviction. Or maybe he’s just doing research because he wants the lead role in a Clarence Thomas biopic: The Silence. [TaxProf Blog] * Congratulations to David Rivkin of Debevoise & Plimpton — a man who I remember as having great seats at Shea Stadium — […]

    11 Comments / / Mar 3, 2011 at 5:36 PM
  • Biglaw, Feminism, Gender, Kids, Pregnancy / Paternity, Women's Issues

    Biglaw Baby Making 101

    There’s been so much talk of Biglaw women and baby making floating around the blogosphere this week that I think there must have been a “repopulate the species” action memo in US Weekly. Existentially, I blame the season. It’s January, and childless professional women just went through another holiday season getting bombarded with images of […]

    185 Comments / / Jan 13, 2011 at 7:29 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 11.30.10

    * Some tips for people who need to look older so potential employers and clients will take them seriously. Or you could actually live a little and let nature do her thing. [Corporette] * Law as a business will survive this recession. Law as a profession probably won’t, not at the prices these law schools […]

    27 Comments / / Nov 30, 2010 at 5:13 PM
  • Breasts, Fashion, Hotties, Sweet Hot Justice, Women's Issues

    Keep Those Breasts Firm… Appropriate

    Ed. note: The following piece was authored by The Legal Tease, of Sweet Hot Justice fame. Check out her other musings from Sweet Hot Justice here. You may have noticed that people working in Big Law are more pissed off than usual lately. And I can’t say that I blame them. The threat of associate […]

    76 Comments / / Sep 29, 2010 at 10:07 AM
  • Non-Sequiturs, Rankings, U.S. News

    Non-Sequiturs: 08.18.10

    * We know you love rankings. Here are the top 25 national universities and liberal arts colleges, according to the 2011 U.S. News college rankings. [TaxProf Blog] * CHECK YOU ETHICS? In the seemingly endless Barbie/Bratz litigation, lawyers from Orrick, which now represents Bratz maker MGA, have accused Mattel lawyers from Quinn Emanuel of participating […]

    18 Comments / / Aug 18, 2010 at 5:20 PM
  • Diane Wood, Fashion, Fashion Is Fun, Federal Judges, Kim McLane Wardlaw, Litigatrix, Reader Polls, Shoes, Shopping, Susan Graber

    Wearing Peep-Toe Shoes to Court? Women Judges Weigh In

    Earlier today, on the Senate floor, debate took place on whether to confirm Solicitor General Elena Kagan as the nation’s 112th Supreme Court justice. The Kagan nomination is not very controversial, due to the nominee’s impeccable credentials and the Democrats’ 59 votes in the Senate. In the legal blogosphere, a far more divisive debate is […]

    85 Comments / / Aug 3, 2010 at 6:17 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.30.10

    * Do you need an attitude makeover at your job? [Corporette] * More good news. Firms intend to increase summer hiring this year. [Am Law Daily] * The natural evolution of the “do not call” list. [Legal Blog Watch] * I wonder if we should all stop talking about the Arizona immigration law until it […]

    17 Comments / / Jul 30, 2010 at 5:02 PM
  • Associate Advice, Fashion, Fashion Is Fun, Summer Associates

    Summer Fashion Tips

    This month’s heat wave forced professional types to start desperately thinking about whether spaghetti straps and speedos are appropriate attire for the office. (Hint: they’re not.) Many offices do go casual over the summer, though. At Weil Gotshal, for example, you can buy your way into a pair of jeans on Friday. Says a tipster […]

    62 Comments / / Jul 14, 2010 at 1:13 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.13.10

    * George Steinbrenner (R.I.P.), always a shrewd businessman, passed away at just the right time to avoid the estate tax. [CBS] * John Yoo’s defense of the defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). [Ricochet] * Latino Major League Baseball players are threatening to boycott the 2011 All-Star game (which is currently set to be held in […]

    16 Comments / / Jul 13, 2010 at 5:37 PM
  • Akin Gump, Continuing Legal Education / CLE, Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.04.10

    * How would you react to a Biglaw intern walking around with a $9,000 handbag? [Corporette] * A young attorney’s review of the new iPad app, iAnnotate PDF (Version 1.1.1). [Young Lawyers Blog] * Personally, I like my bar exams with a full bust and nice curves, but I suppose it is time for a […]

    24 Comments / / Jun 4, 2010 at 5:34 PM
  • Biglaw, In-House Counsel, Law Shucks, Summer Associates

    This Week in Biglaw: 05.31.10

    Ed. note: Law Shucks focuses on life in, and after, BigLaw, including by tracking layoffs, bonuses, and laterals. Above the Law is pleased to bring you this weekly column, which analyzes news at the world’s top law firms. Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer for business, if not for astronomers, and with that comes […]

    2 Comments / / May 31, 2010 at 4:29 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.20.10

    * Arguably, things like giving a kid a swirly or locking him in the janitor’s closet (or doing other things that happened to me in school) are still okay in Louisiana. But sending a nasty email is now a crime? [Volokh Conspiracy] * Some advice on how to keep the pounds off while you are […]

    12 Comments / / May 20, 2010 at 5:21 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 01.28.10

    * The IRS claims that an organization devoted to changing the laws pertaining to sex with children can’t be called a “charity.” I wonder if this mean I can get an exemption for my counter organization, the Foundation United for the Castration of Kiddie-rapists. [Going Concern] * Has the ABA helped the cause of legal […]

    25 Comments / / Jan 28, 2010 at 5:33 PM

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