Erie Doctrine

  • Perhaps a little less "undead" than this.

    Billable Hours, Crime, Holidays and Seasons, Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.17.14

    * The many legal perils of being undead. [The Legal Geeks]

    * A rundown of the St. Patrick’s Day crime in Chicago. Bravo. [Crime In Wrigleyville + Boystown]

    * Why don’t clients do more to embarrass lawyers for billing to research mundane, obvious legal principles? [Inside Counsel]

    * The real-life detective story that solved a 1407 murder. It’s like Murder, She Wrote: The Early Years. [Volokh Conspiracy / Washington Post]

    * Mmmmmm. Delicious, delicious evidence. [Lowering the Bar]

    * It may not seem like it, but the Obama administration has done a pretty good job on antitrust matters. [Lawyers, Guns & Money]

    * Yes. Pay your interns. [Law and More]

    * Erie Railroad is 75 and here’s a look back at its illustrious run. Well, it turned 75 last year, but it takes some time to publish a journal about it. Just pretend it’s last year and read the damn articles, all right? [The Journal of Law, Economics & Policy via the American Enterprise Institute]

    0 Comments / / Mar 17, 2014 at 5:55 PM
  • Associate Advice, Small Law Firms

    Small Firms, Big Lawyers: How to Handle Senior Associates

    My first job out of law school was at a five-lawyer employment-law boutique: two partners, two other associates, and me. (OK, it was my only job out of law school; I started my firm after four years at this boutique.) The other two associates were third-years when I started. To be sure, they were both […]

    98 Comments / / Apr 27, 2011 at 12:40 PM