Go for a million — that’s plaintiff’s message. God bless America. Go for it. Got some coffee to spill on me?
Quote of the Day
This court is not just one of law, but of equity also.
– Kenneth Kratz, former district attorney for Calumet County, Wisconsin, pleading for state’s Office of Lawyer Regulation to drop its misconduct charges against him. Kratz claims that he’s “lost his career, his reputation, his home, and filed for bankruptcy,” all thanks to his salacious sexting scandal.
The average debt of law graduates tops $100,000, and most new lawyers do not earn salaries sufficient to make the monthly payments on this debt. More than one-third of law graduates in recent years have failed to obtain lawyer jobs. Thousands of new law graduates will enter a government-sponsored debt relief program, and many will never fully pay off their law school debt.
(What can be done to remedy this situation? Additional insights from Professor Tamanaha, after the jump.)
The fundamental question the Chinese government must face is lawlessness. China does not lack laws, but the rule of law.
(Keep reading to see how Guangcheng describes the lawless conduct he and his family have allegedly faced — at the hands of law enforcement — in his homeland.)
Mistakes happen. I don’t think any voter cares about a typo at the end of the day.
(What was the typo, and why was it so offensive? Take a look.)
If someone wants to stop us, then let them try to stop us. We want to work with the casinos and horse racing industry to get it implemented.
Am I expecting there may be legal action taken against us to try to prevent it? Yes. But I have every confidence we’re going to be successful.
This restores credibility to the system, which should be used to help solve the real problems of real people.
– Attorney Ryan Karben, commenting on the recent dismissal of Richard Katz’s lawsuit against the Setai Wall Street Club and Spa and Karben’s client, Amanda Wells. Katz, a lawyer, had demanded a six-figure sum in damages due to the ritzy spa’s failure to provide a “full complimentary breakfast.”