Daniel Paul Watkins
Back in May, we wrote about stalking and assault charges leveled against UVA law student Daniel Paul Watkins. An ex-girlfriend and female classmate claimed that Watkins assaulted and threatened her. At the time, we quoted a friend of Watkins who counseled caution in reacting to the charges. As it turns out, these words were prescient. A judge just dismissed all of the charges against Watkins….
Just out of curiosity, I took a look at the academic calendar for UVA Law School. It turns out that they’re right in the middle of spring exams (which started on Monday, May 2, and finish on Friday, May 13). I can’t imagine trying to study for or take exams amidst this kind of upheaval. […]
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[…]