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    Antonin Scalia, California, Drugs, Election Law, Fashion, Fashion Is Fun, Gay Marriage, Marijuana, Non-Sequiturs, Politics, Richard Posner, SCOTUS, Supreme Court, Technology

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.21.12

    * You can kiss your dreams of seeing Prop 8 being taken up by the Supreme Court goodbye if the justices decide to proceed with “more cautious DOMA challenges.” [Slate]

    * Well, at least one person is getting annoyed by the endless back and forth between Posner and Scalia. But that’s just one person. We’ll continue to beat that horse until it’s extra dead. [Althouse]

    * Is this like the new WebMD, but for law? With prompts like, “Can that crazy neighbor buy a gun?,” it looks like a suitable place for legal hypochondriacs to call home. [myRight]

    * Oh yay, I don’t like to get into election law and politics, so it’s a good thing that The Simpsons did all my work for me on this one: “Stopping all Americans from voting is for the protection of all Americans.” [PrawfsBlawg]

    * Kat over at Corporette wants to know what your top five tailoring alterations are — because after all, it’s pretty hard to dress for success in Biglaw if your pants are dragging on the floor. [Corporette]

    * You’d have to be super-dee-duper high to think that disguising your pot plants as Christmas trees in the middle of the desert to throw the police off your tracks would actually work. [Legally Weird / FindLaw]

    0 Comments / / Sep 21, 2012 at 5:30 PM
  • Cars, Lawyer Advertising, Small Law Firms, Solo Practitioners, Weirdness

    Captain Lawyer to the Rescue

    Parents wield an unbelievable amount of power in the naming of their children. And as we all know, with great power comes great responsibility. Bizarre names can ensure that your child sits alone and friendless in the cafeteria for the better part of his formative years. Great names can spur children on to greatness. Naming […]

    64 Comments / / Nov 1, 2011 at 3:24 PM
  • Advertising, Bad Ideas, Pictures, Solo Practitioners, Texas

    Solo Practitioner: Fighting Injustice in Cute Outfits

    If you watch Futurama, you’ll be familiar with Single Female Lawyer. The theme song is as such: single female lawyer, fighting for her client, wearing sexy mini-skirts and being self-reliant. Above the Law managed to find the real life version of this cartooned solo practitioner. Let’s check out her website….

    / Aug 18, 2011 at 10:14 AM
  • Fashion, Small Law Firms

    Small Firms, Big Lawyers: The Small-Firm Dress Code

    The other day, Staci wrote about dress codes at some of the large firms. Specifically, Quinn Emanuel made some noise by putting out a minimalist dress code, requiring only shoes “because our insurance company requires them!” (Yes, it’s their exclamation point.) This was in stark contrast to other Biglaw dress codes, like the paternalistic one […]

    22 Comments / / Jun 27, 2011 at 2:38 PM
  • Biglaw, Fashion, Fashion Is Fun, Fashion Victims Unit

    Quinn Emanuel: Shoes Needed, Class Optional

    At Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, no shoes, no shirt, no problem! Well, actually you’ll need the shoes, but the rest can be sacrificed if you need to for your own creativity. When thinking of how lawyers are supposed to look, most people conjure visions of sharply-dressed men and women in suits, carrying designer leather […]

    73 Comments / / Jun 23, 2011 at 4:56 PM
  • Gender, Secretaries / Administrative Assistants, Shoes, Women's Issues

    When Your Firm’s Secretaries Could Be Cast in Mad Men, Your Firm Has Some Problems

    Don’t worry, I’m not going to ruin the season finale of Mad Men for those who still have it sitting in their DVRs. Instead, I’m here to remind people that Mad Men is a television show set in a time long since past. Much to the disappointment of white males everywhere, those days are gone […]

    79 Comments / / Oct 18, 2010 at 2:28 PM