Bobbleheads

  • whistle-small

    Bad Ideas, Biglaw

    Qui Tam: Swag

    Swag is usually a relatively harmless exercise in self-indulgent corporate team building. Usually.

    8 Comments / / Aug 26, 2014 at 11:27 AM
  • Elena Kagan small headshot

    D.C. Circuit, Elena Kagan, Federal Judges, Quote of the Day, SCOTUS, Supreme Court

    Justice Kagan: Not Ready For Her Close-Up?

    What are Justice Kagan’s aspirations for her opinions?

    6 Comments / / Feb 14, 2014 at 1:46 PM
  • Crowd_outside_nyse

    Guns / Firearms, Law Schools, Lindsay Lohan, Non-Sequiturs, Patents, SCOTUS, Securities and Exchange Commission, Securities Law, Supreme Court, Technology

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.18.13

    * A former general counsel has settled a case with the SEC alleging a slew of backdated options. It was suspicious when all the options were backdated to October 30, 1929. [ABA Journal via The Recorder]

    * “If Microsoft Shuts Down Google Maps In Germany, How Does That Benefit The Public?” Um, it makes it harder for them to find Poland! Duh. [TechDirt]

    * Senator Ted Cruz is having a rough go of it in the Senate. He’s already been publicly ripped by fellow Republicans John McCain and Lindsey Graham. Then he raised the ire of Senator Diane Feinstein, who has exactly zero patience for his crap. [Jezebel]

    * Based on the description, HLN is licking its chops. [Craigslist]

    * Supreme Court bobbleheads! I’m particularly impressed by Justice Brandeis riding the railroad. [Justices For Sale]

    * To get yourself wound up for March Madness, here’s a fictional lawyer bracket from Constitutional Daily. Jack McCoy didn’t even make the field so this won’t be a repeat of the Above the Law winner. [Constitutional Daily]

    * Lifting the amazing disappearing cloak over merit scholarships. [TaxProf Blog via National Jurist]

    * Lawyer cited as the good guy in a punchline. Hurray! [OMFG Meme]

    * Video after the jump of Lindsay Lohan showing up late for court, and getting a surprise gift from the crowd…

    9 Comments / / Mar 18, 2013 at 5:24 PM
  • In-House Counsel, Job Searches, Litigators

    Inside Straight: The Land Of The Bobbleheads

    We recently had to hire a new lawyer to help with our litigation in the United States. Not surprisingly, that got me to thinking: What are we actually looking for in lawyers that we hire? Some companies litigate their own cases in-house, writing their own briefs, taking depositions, and trying cases. If that’s your company’s […]

    19 Comments / / Oct 20, 2011 at 10:12 AM

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