France

  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 05.18.11

    * I was just asking myself, “What does Ben Stein think about the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case?” [American Spectator via Daily Intel] * The perp walk is illegal in France. It’s not clear from this article how the French view the crip walk. [Sacramento Bee] * Carl Icahn, the Blockbuster bankruptcy, insider-trading charges, and a golden […]

    23 Comments / / May 18, 2011 at 8:54 AM
  • Bail, Benjamin Brafman, Politics, Sex Scandals, Sexual Harassment

    Bail For Famous European Charged With Sex Crime? Fool Me Once, Shame On You…

    If you’re like me, two of your last three Sunday night sports orgies have been ruined by the intrusion of real world events. First, Osama bin Laden lost the ultimate game of Call of Duty. Then last night Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund and would-be president of France, was pulled off […]

    69 Comments / / May 16, 2011 at 4:13 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 04.12.11

    * The oldest continually operating law firm in Austin, Clark Thomas & Winters, has gone the way of Howrey. [Austin American Statesman] * If you want to teach high schoolers about privacy, speak to them in a language they understand: embarrassment. [Kashmir Hill / Forbes] * Can a U.S. state prohibit pre-viability abortions based on […]

    15 Comments / / Apr 12, 2011 at 5:39 PM
  • Advertising, Shameless Plugs, This Is an Ad

    Thanks to This Week’s Advertisers

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    / Mar 9, 2011 at 4:37 PM
  • Quote of the Day, Travel / Vacation

    Out of Office Reply of the Day: Europeans Know How to Take A Day Off

    — A Parisian lawyer who knows the true meaning of work/life balance. Check out Roll on Friday to find out what firm this guy works for and to see his snazzy picture.

    28 Comments / / Mar 4, 2011 at 1:31 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 02.10.11

    * Remember the law firm screw-up that revealed juicy dish about NBA star Gilbert Arenas and his ex-fiancee, Laura Govan? Here’s an update. [Reliable Source / Washington Post] * Musical chairs: King & Spalding picks up 14 litigators from Filice Brown. [The Recorder via ABA Journal] * Be careful when buying up Google search terms […]

    6 Comments / / Feb 10, 2011 at 6:35 PM
  • Exercise, Law Schools, Travel / Vacation

    Columbia 3L Julia Neyman Brings Her ‘Buns of Steal’ to an End

    Last time we checked in with Columbia law student Julia Neyman, she was sweating her way through a year-long exercise regimen. Her new year’s resolutions were similar to many: she resolved to exercise more and spend less money. Her unique inspiration, though, was to combine these two resolutions into one: she spent 2010 working out […]

    30 Comments / / Jan 18, 2011 at 2:44 PM