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Biglaw, Boutique Law Firms, Small Law Firms

5 Things I Miss About Biglaw

Columnist Gary J. Ross looks back on his Biglaw days. Read more »
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  • Law Schools, Rankings, Screw-Ups, U.S. News

    Open Thread: 2011 U.S. News Law School Rankings (Fourth Tier)

    This is the end Beautiful friend This is the end My only friend, the end We’ve come to the end of the U.S. News Law School Rankings. The Fourth Tier. The schools that are friends to those who will do anything in order to go to law school. Here is an open thread to discuss […]

    91 Comments / / May 14, 2010 at 5:01 PM
  • Television

    R.I.P. Law & Order

    It’s official: NBC has killed Law & Order. Victim was age 20, and is survived by “Law & Order: Los Angeles” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (for all those who can’t get enough of child rape and murder). NBC’s motives are not known. It may been an act of jealousy by someone connected […]

    34 Comments / / May 14, 2010 at 4:22 PM
  • Fantasy SCOTUS

    FantasySCOTUS: Enough About Kagan! What about the cases?

    Need a SCOTUS diversion from the Kagan-Palooza? Look no further (although we will note that FantasySCOTUS.net correctly predicted Kagan would get the nod from the very beginning). The Supreme Court decided several important cases during the month of April, and in this post we will consider them, and see how accurate the league was in […]

    1 Comment / / May 14, 2010 at 3:54 PM
  • pls hndle thx

    Pls Hndle Thx: A Cry for Yelp

    Ed. note: Have a question for next week? Send it in to advice@abovethelaw.com. Dear ATL, I’m a future 1L and I’m doing a little pre-law education worrying. I have to apply to the bar in my state in October for a background check. The Florida Bar doesn’t check social networking sites right now, but there […]

    20 Comments / / May 14, 2010 at 2:44 PM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 05.14.10

    * Working overtime will kill you. [Boston Globe] * No more ethnic studies in Arizona? Cool, I thought European history was boring anyway. [New York Times] * Fewer birther requests in Hawaii? Cool, I thought Freedom of Information requests weren’t at all that important to our democracy anyway. [Washington Post] * The fate of Law […]

    10 Comments / / May 14, 2010 at 9:07 AM
  • Books, Harvard, Summer Associates

    Summer Associate of the Day: Kaavya Viswanathan (Aka the Alleged Harvard Plagiarist)

    Remember Kaavya Viswanathan? She’s the Harvard graduate who, while still in high school, landed a two-book deal worth a reported $500,000. The first book, a young adult / chick-lit novel entitled How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild and Got a Life, was published in April 2006, during Viswanathan’s sophomore year at Harvard. And then […]

    146 Comments / / May 13, 2010 at 6:10 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 05.13.10

    * Fortune’s epic failure at being thankful for a favor. Or: Fortune’s epic failure at threatening copy”write” infringement. [TechCrunch] * Hey Law Revue types, get paid for your videos (if you win). [ACS Constitutional Video Contest] * Starved of case opinions from Kagan, we’ve devolved into trying to make judgments based on her sarcastic notes […]

    7 Comments / / May 13, 2010 at 5:22 PM
  • Commencement

    New York Law School Student Trying to Scalp Graduation Tickets

    How much would you pay to go see graduation at New York Law School? Nothing? Don’t be so sure. What if I asked: how much would you pay to go see a very slow moving trainwreck where you had no moral or ethical duty to save any of the passengers? Ah ha, see, you’d pay […]

    30 Comments / / May 13, 2010 at 4:08 PM