For some holders of the Juris Doctor degree, “J.D.” has depressing meanings: Just Debt, Job Disabled, Justifiably Depressed. But for others, “J.D.” stands for something happier: Just Dollars. Lots and lots and lots of them. The 2011 Forbes 400 list has been issued — and it contains a number of lawyers and law school graduates….
* The GOP is right — September is a totally arbitrary deadline to re-write No Child Left Behind. Really, why would we need a new education law by the time school starts up again for the year? [Washington Post] * Protip: if your client is suing a preschool over its TTT curriculum, you probably shouldn’t […]
It has long been the case in Hong Kong that most UK law firms and a very small minority of US law firms have three month notice periods for their US associates built into their employment contracts. But until about 18 months ago it was not common for any firm to enforce a three month notice period when a US associate left solo[…]