Recent Headlines from Above the Law
Judge Posner’s views on gays and gay marriage have evolved greatly since he was 13 years old — and so have the American people’s.
By openly and directly confronting their diversity challenges, the Journal hopes to spark the difficult reflection and dialogue necessary for meaningful and lasting change.
* Hey there 3Ls — need a handy excuse for why you didn’t do the assigned reading? Here’s some help. [Law Prof Blawg]
* One law review’s attempt to address diversity among its ranks. [Yale Law Journal]
* One Missouri Law School professor supports the protesting students, but with caveats. [Truth on the Market]
* Most lawyers DO have fulfilling careers — well, as long as you live in Texas. Hardly seems worth it. [TaxProf Blog]
* On the eve of yet another GOP
shitshowprimary debate, a question for the ages: Is Hillary Clinton to the right, politically, of Richard Nixon? [Lawyers, Guns & Money]
* From an orphaned child refugee to a diplomat, an inspiring story. [Quartz]
I hate keeping up with CLE as much as the next lawyer, but this is a pretty extreme avoidance strategy.
He missed a ton of classes in his last year of law school, but it all turned out okay for him in the end.
* The Sixth Amendment guarantees access to attorneys in criminal cases, but what happens when you cannot afford a lawyer in civil cases? [Emerge Miami]
* You’re never going to get 5 whole minutes to concentrate in Biglaw, not when there are so many fire drills. [Daily Lawyer Tips]
* Richard Hsu interviews a real partner emeritus (of a venture capital firm). [Hsu Untied]
* Interesting analysis of Yale students’ preference for efficiency over equality. [TaxProf Blog]
* Should mindful lawyering be added to the CLE curriculum? [Katz Justice]
* Yup, Martin Shkreli is still an ass, and Hillary wants to do something about it. [Dealbreaker]
* Using your imagination to get to the next level. [What About Paris?]
* Many in the legal world were touched by the loss of Carey Gabay; if you’d like to donate to his family in their time of need, you can do so here. [Carey Gabay Fund]
A panel of legal academics debate whether or sexual assault cases should be limited to courts, or if academic institutions should be allowed to provide limited redress pursuant to Title IX.