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Why Are D.C. Lawyers Such Frigging Babies?

Are these Biglaw attorneys a bunch of big wimps? Or are they clever and creative lawyers? Read more »
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  • Law Shucks, Layoffs

    This Week in Layoffs: 02.07.10

    Ed. note: Above the Law has teamed up with Law Shucks, which has done excellent work translating all of the layoff news into user-friendly charts and graphs: the Layoff Tracker. Regular readers of this column are well aware by now that the overall unemployment rate isn’t a particularly good indicator, but it’s the most-commonly discussed […]

    17 Comments / / Feb 7, 2010 at 9:46 AM
  • Bad Ideas, Disasters / Emergencies, LSAT

    Snowpocalypse LSAT at Georgetown

    We were beset by technical difficulties here at ATL yesterday (as we explained in our Twitter feed). We apologize for the site outages; hopefully the situation will be better next week. At least we didn’t have to go out in the snow. Our brethren in D.C. were not as fortunate. The Washington Post reports: The […]

    52 Comments / / Feb 6, 2010 at 4:33 PM
  • Clarence Thomas

    Clarence Thomas Clarifies: His Clerks Aren’t ‘TTT’

    Perhaps to avoid the snowpocalypse in D.C., Justice Clarence Thomas went down to the Sunshine State this week, where he spent time speaking with law students at Stetson University and the University of Florida. Though he’s the sphinx of the High Court, Justice Thomas is loquacious when not in oral arguments. He’s an engaging speaker: […]

    80 Comments / / Feb 6, 2010 at 3:06 PM
  • Parties, Quote of the Day, Sex

    Quote of the Day: Lawyers Play Rough

    Men, women, transgender, heterosexuals, gays, bisexuals. Every ethnicity. White-collar and blue-collar. It’s really very, very diverse — though we do have an unusually high percentage of lawyers. I don’t know why. — Susan Wright, founder of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom, discussing the people who attend erotic BDSM — bondage and discipline, dominance and […]

    20 Comments / / Feb 6, 2010 at 12:07 PM