Last week, we covered the apparent epidemic of snitching happening at USC Gould School of Law. A person who sympathized with the snitch wrote a sarcastic email making fun of those who were outraged by the tattletale. And he was just warming up. Read on for updates, amusement, and enlightenment….
Some people will say that today’s stupid law student email of the day comes from a rat. A snitch. A person who betrayed the trust of his fellow classmates. Others will say it comes from a whistleblower. A person of conscience. A student who saw a wrong being committed and decided to speak up. Either way, it comes from a person who needed to take a break, a nap, a siesta, before rattling off an email to his entire class….
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[…]