Ways to draw attention to yourself during commencement…
Law student by day, alleged jewel thief by other days.
Which law schools are the toughest to get into, and which ones have the most competitive students? Check out the most recent Princeton Review rankings and see for yourself!
The new kids at one law school get treated to some “uplifting” music at the start of the school year. Note the scare quotes…
Does Baylor Law discriminate against applicants on the basis of age? This guy thinks so…
* My Big Fat Dewey Compensation Guarantee: it’s like a movie that no one wants to watch, except it’s happening in real life. But at least the partners got their draws, right? [Reuters; DealBook / NYT]
* Why didn’t John Edwards’s former aide disclose to the government that he refused to lie under oath about his affair? “Because you never asked.” Best. Response. Ever. [MSNBC]
* Maybe Mintz Levin didn’t belong on the list of the Top Ten Family-Friendly Firms after all. The firm’s been sued twice in recent years for sexual discrimination. Oops. [Careerist]
* Baylor Law claimed the top pass rate on the Texas bar exam for the fifteenth time since 2001. Unfortunately, Baylor Law cannot claim a top pass rate on disclosure of private student information. [Baylor University]
* In America, lawyers are pissing off state bar associations by offering their services on Groupon. En México, no es un problema. There, you can buy gift cards for the gift that keeps on giving… divorce! [Huffington Post]
Could the Baylor Law admissions data be used to argue AGAINST affirmative action? Ted Frank makes the case.
If we look at the Baylor Law raw data, we can really see what this affirmative action debate is all about…
Baylor Law accidentally releases personal information of admitted students…
In a highway accident in Utah, motorcyclist Brandon Wright was dragged under a burning vehicle and trapped. Wright could have been killed, but a group of bystanders lifted the car and pulled Wright to safety. Well, we should correct that account: almost everyone in the group of bystanders helped to lift the car so Wright could be pulled to safety. One guy, a man who shall forever be known as the “Guy in the Suit,” was standing around and watching. It figures that someone claiming to be a small firm personal injury lawyer came forward as the Guy in the Suit….
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