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9th Circuit, Celebrities, Television

The Ninth Circuit Hearts John Oliver

John Oliver gets cited in an appellate decision.

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  • Layoffs, Staff Layoffs

    Staff Layoff Watch: Jones Day Also Cuts in Cleveland

    Earlier this month, we reported on staff layoffs in the Los Angeles and Dallas offices of Jones Day. Now we’re hearing about additional layoffs at the firm, which raise the question: Could staff layoffs at JD perhaps be a firm-wide phenomenon, even if the firm only confesses to what it’s confronted with? Yesterday the Cleveland […]

    46 Comments / / Jun 23, 2010 at 12:49 PM
  • Advertising, Shameless Plugs, This Is an Ad

    Thanks to This Week’s Advertisers

    It’s a Scarlet Letter tale for the digital age. A Georgetown law student’s life has completely unraveled. His way of dealing with losing his wife, his mistress, his supposed baby, his military assignment, and good standing at Georgetown Law School? A public confession on Facebook. He posted the note with the details of his sad, […]

    / Jun 23, 2010 at 12:25 PM
  • Associate Advice, In-House Counsel

    In-House Counseling: I ♥ Law!

    Ed. note: This post is written by Will Meyerhofer, a Biglaw attorney turned psychotherapist, whom we profiled. A former Sullivan & Cromwell associate, he holds degrees from Harvard, NYU Law, and The Hunter College School of Social Work. He blogs at The People’s Therapist. I feel self-conscious sometimes about the pessimism of this column with […]

    45 Comments / / Jun 23, 2010 at 11:21 AM
  • Antitrust, Benchslaps, Federal Judges, Judge of the Day, Judicial Divas

    Judge of the Day: Judge Mark Bennett of Iowa Is ‘Underwhelmed’ By East Coast Law Firms

    U.S. District Judge Mark W. Bennett won’t get the publicity of Judge Martin Feldman. Obviously, blocking President Obama’s deep-water drilling moratorium — having already disclosed investments in Transocean and Halliburton — is big news. But Judge Bennett is making waves of his own in his Iowa courtroom. He’s decided that he wants lawyers to participate […]

    93 Comments / / Jun 23, 2010 at 10:14 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 06.23.10

    * Judge Martin Feldman, who put the kibosh on Obama’s deep-water drilling ban, previously disclosed investments in Transocean, Halliburton, and other energy companies. [Associated Press] * All former solicitors general have endorsed current solicitor general Elena Kagan for the Supreme Court, with one exception: Bork, J., dissenting. [WSJ Law Blog and The BLT: The Blog […]

    31 Comments / / Jun 23, 2010 at 8:56 AM