bar exam multiple choice exam test

Bar Exams

Is This Cheating On The Bar Exam?

Is what this bar applicant did really that bad? Read more »
53 Comments / / Feb 11, 2016 at 4:00 PM
  • Uncategorized

    Obama v. SCOTUS: The Battle Rages On

    For yesterday’s Quote of the Day, we highlighted a recent comment by Chief Justice John Roberts, who said he found President Obama’s shout-out to the Supreme Court in the State of the Union to be “very troubling.” And that was the end of that, right? Not quite. Not by a long shot. Last night, the […]

    36 Comments / / Mar 10, 2010 at 4:27 PM
  • Admin, Gambling / Gaming, Shameless Plugs, This Is an Ad

    Poker Best Practices

    Last week, I asked Above the Law readers to give me their best poker advice. I’ll be in a tournament this weekend at Caesars Palace – Atlantic City, sponsored by Stockings and Bonds. Click here for the details.* As I said, my main motivation — aside from the $30,000 prize pool — is to stick […]

    24 Comments / / Mar 10, 2010 at 3:57 PM
  • New Yorker

    ATL/New Yorker Caption Contest: In Bed with SCOTUS

    The current New Yorker caption contest is legally-themed and sexually explicit, so it begs for our attention. The Nine get naughty! We couldn’t get permission to post it here, so you’ll have to click over to the New Yorker to check it out. We did a little background check on the finalists for the caption […]

    156 Comments / / Mar 10, 2010 at 2:59 PM
  • Texas

    UT Law Fallout: Professors, Students Scramble

    The reaction to three Texas 1Ls slamming the University of Texas Law School came in fast — so fast, in fact, that the Texas administration was on the defensive even before we published our post yesterday. Over at Legal Writing Prof Blog, Professor Wayne Schiess, Director of the UT legal writing program, responded to the […]

    71 Comments / / Mar 10, 2010 at 2:01 PM
  • Layoffs

    Rolling Stealth Layoffs Continue at McDermott Will & Emery

    The pace of law firm layoffs has been slowing. As noted by Lawshucks in the last installment of This Week in Layoffs, a second consecutive week passed with no reported layoff news. Some firms that have conducted large-scale layoffs — cough cough, Latham — are even hiring again. At McDermott Will & Emery, however, the […]

    79 Comments / / Mar 10, 2010 at 12:57 PM
  • Admin, Advertising, Announcements, Shameless Plugs, This Is an Ad

    Thanks to This Week’s Advertisers

    An ATL favorite, Quinn Emanuel, is making a change to its firm name. From the Quinn press release: John B. Quinn announced today that the firm he and Eric Emanuel founded 25 years ago will change its name, and henceforth be known as Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP. The decision to add Kathleen M. […]

    / Mar 10, 2010 at 12:28 PM
  • Drugs, Health Care / Medicine, In-House Counsel

    In-House Counseling: Popping Pills at the Office

    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. A New York Times article from a few weeks ago holds […]

    73 Comments / / Mar 10, 2010 at 10:59 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 03.10.10

    Ed. note: Due to technical difficulties, for which we apologize, this post may not have appeared for some readers until after 11 a.m. * Snowball fight = criminal possession of a weapon? [Daily News] * To attack detainee lawyers or not: that is the question. Whether ’tis nobler to suffer the slings and arrows of […]

    10 Comments / / Mar 10, 2010 at 9:00 AM
  • Quote of the Day

    Quote of the Day: The Umpire Strikes Back

    The image of having the members of one branch of government standing up, literally surrounding the Supreme Court, cheering and hollering while the court — according [to] the requirements of protocol — has to sit there expressionless, I think is very troubling. — Chief Justice John G. Roberts, answering a question from a University of […]

    88 Comments / / Mar 9, 2010 at 6:56 PM