Standard Of Review: Better Call Saul Is Better Than Most In Depicting Life As A Lawyer

With a bit of research, the producers learned that the vast majority of life as a lawyer is not as glamorous as portrayed in TV and films.

14 Comments / / Mar 5, 2015 at 2:00 PM


Non-Sequiturs: 02.19.15

296-1271474977dfcN* Utah court rules woman can sue herself. Technically there are three separate parties to the case, and she’s all three of them. Leave it to the Mormons to have the best practical description of the Catholic Trinity since St. Patrick and the clover. [Lowering the Bar]

* An entertaining look at 50 ridiculous anomalies that arise in the ACA if the King v. Burwell plaintiffs succeed. Noscitur a sociis, people! [Miami Business Law Review]


5 Comments / / Feb 19, 2015 at 4:58 PM

Morning Docket

Morning Docket: 02.19.15

Loretta Lynch (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Loretta Lynch (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

* “Let’s face it: There are some people here that will not vote for her unless she says what they want her to say, that the president committed an illegal act by these [immigration] executive orders.” Loretta Lynch is having a tough time making Republican friends. [The Hill]

* Some new details have been released on the investigation into DLA Piper associate David Messerschmitt’s death. Per police records, he was stabbed in the back, and was found in his hotel room with “lubricant and condom” and an “enema.” We’ll have more on this development later today. [Legal Times]

* The rankings are coming! THE RANKINGS ARE COMING! Rankings guru Bob Morse, the man who holds law school deans’ jobs in his hands, says the 2016 U.S. News Law School Rankings will be out on March 10. [Morse Code / U.S. News & World Report]


26 Comments / / Feb 19, 2015 at 9:01 AM


Non-Sequiturs: 02.18.15

6a00d8341c4eab53ef01bb07f33339970d-640wi* Bill Clinton’s professor thought Bubba should have taught tax law. Then maybe something could have trumped this tale. [TaxProf Blog]

* If you’re looking for a hell of a procedural fact pattern, try to unravel the gay marriage situation in Alabama. [PrawfsBlawg]


32 Comments / / Feb 18, 2015 at 4:58 PM