Legal Economy

  • Drone

    Job Searches, Law Schools, Non-Sequiturs, Privacy

    Non-Sequiturs: 02.05.13

    * “Save me from the nothing I’ve become. (Bring me to life.) I’ve been living a lie, there’s nothing inside. (Bring me to life.)” — Legal Job Market. [The Atlantic]

    * “They see me rollin’. They hatin’. Patrolling, they tryin’ to catch me ridin’ dirty.” — The State of Virgina. [Salon]

    * “I think I’ll find another way. There’s so much more to know. I guess I’ll die another day. It’s not my time to go.” — Estate Tax dodgers. [Forbes via Tax Prof Blog]

    * “What I’ve felt, What I’ve known, Never shined through in what I’ve shown, Never free, Never me, So I dub thee unforgiven.” — Casey Anthony. [Michigan Bankruptcy Blog]

    * “It’s an eminence front. It’s an eminence front – It’s a put-on. It’s a put-on… Come and join the party, Dress to kill. Won’t you come and join the party? Dress to kill.” — Department of Justice. [Opinio Juris]

    * “I heard that you were talking s**t, And you didn’t think that I would hear it. People hear you talking like that, getting everybody fired up. So I’m ready to attack, gonna lead the pack. Gonna get a touchdown, gonna take you out.” — Cyberbullying law opponents. [ABA Journal]

    7 Comments / / Feb 5, 2013 at 5:02 PM
  • Jobs recession

    Biglaw, Election 2012, Small Law Firms

    Legal Jobs Dip In March

    Unemployment is down, except for lawyers…

    16 Comments / / Apr 6, 2012 at 4:05 PM
  • Law Schools, Quote of the Day, Small Law Firms, Solo Practitioners, Unemployment

    Quote of the Day: How Can We Help People to Stop Suing Us?

    Law schools are scrambling to figure out a way to employ their graduates. What better way than to teach them how to become solo practitioners?

    38 Comments / / Sep 7, 2011 at 1:01 PM
  • Small Law Firms

    The Inevitable Future of the Legal Profession: Connecticut Firms Open Drive-Thru Law Firm

    We all knew it would come to this eventually. The legal profession — once reserved for studious minds who diligently ponder the most complex moral, ethical, and legal issues of the day — has been reduced to a collection of short-order cooks, who whip up documents instead of eggs and toast. Actually, that change probably […]

    56 Comments / / Oct 21, 2010 at 12:21 PM