• Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.07.10

    * I’ve already shared my incisive thoughts on this matter via Twitter, but I think my “street-level hyperbole” about Judge Joseph Williams has its own charm. [Simple Justice] * Forget about bedbugs. The real question is: Have you douchebag-proofed your office? [TechnoLawyer] * Somebody get John Locke on the phone, because law schools have broken […]

    14 Comments / / Oct 7, 2010 at 6:00 PM
  • Books, Erwin Chemerinsky, Non-Sequiturs, Stephen Wermiel

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.06.10

    * Burberry sues Body Glove over an iPhone cover that makes your phone look like the inside of a Burberry trench coat. If Body Glove ever makes a condom packet that looks like the inside of a Burberry trench coat, married men will be interested in the proceedings. [Fashionista] * The new biography of Justice […]

    18 Comments / / Oct 6, 2010 at 5:13 PM
  • DealBreaker, Jews, Non-Sequiturs, Yolanda Young

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.05.10

    * An interesting way of thinking about your law firm experience, from Yolanda Young (of Young v. Covington & Burling fame). [On Being A Black Lawyer] * Some advice for lawyers: be sure to give your secretary a really nice holiday gift. [Young Lawyers Blog] * Do you prefer a Jewish lawyer? You’re in good […]

    10 Comments / / Oct 5, 2010 at 5:33 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.04.10

    * Professor Dan Filler offers an interesting proposal for how to handle laptop access in class. [The Faculty Lounge] * Trial started today in Steptoe & Johnson v. Rogue States (aka Super-Smelly Burger Joint). [Young & Hungry / Washington City Paper] * Marquette Law School Dean Joseph Kearney discusses the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s recent reaffirmation […]

    19 Comments / / Oct 4, 2010 at 5:10 PM
  • Law Firm Mergers, Non-Sequiturs, Robert Wone, Thompson & Knight, Wall Street, Women's Issues

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.01.10

    * Orrick and Akin aren’t the only two who are talking. The firms of Reed Smith and Thompson & Knight are also in merger discussions. [Am Law Daily] * A “cite-checking battle” actually sounds… kinda fun. [Laws for Attorneys] * There’s a motion for leave to amend the complaint in the Robert Wone civil case. […]

    5 Comments / / Oct 1, 2010 at 5:35 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.30.10

    * I’ve already shared my thoughts on the passing of Greg Giraldo. Here’s a wonderful piece about other members from Giraldo’s HLS class of 1990 (gavel bang: commenters). [Esquire] * Joe Miller, the YLS grad who is running for U.S. Senate in Alaska, has more skeletons in his closet. Have Alaskan political journalists ever heard […]

    12 Comments / / Sep 30, 2010 at 5:50 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs, Suicide, Wall Street

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.29.10

    * The 9/11 health care bill finally passed the House. Too bad. Not about the bill, the bill looks good. I was just kind of hoping for another epic meltdown from Anthony Weiner. [Salon] * Could an MBA be even more worthless than a J.D.? [Out of the Storm] * Real Wall Street types opine […]

    16 Comments / / Sep 29, 2010 at 5:06 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.28.10

    * The situation at UT appears to be under control. [Texas Lawyer] * Another accountant is taking on a lawyer for a U.S. Senate seat. In both cases, the accountant is a Republican while the lawyer is a Democrat. [Going Concern] * Lady Gaga’s ex-boyfriend, Rob Fusari, is a hetrosexual male over the age of […]

    32 Comments / / Sep 28, 2010 at 5:53 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.27.10

    * Why aren’t law firms better at cross-selling? [Legal Marketing Blog via What About Clients?] * A Chicago lawyer finds himself on the receiving end of the Las Vegas Death Ray. [Althouse] * For fans of cheerleaders and the law — see here and here for some prior posts — here’s a Fifth Circuit ruling […]

    5 Comments / / Sep 27, 2010 at 5:20 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.24.10

    * Lindsay Lohan is going back to jail. At least she’ll be in a place where her breast implants can’t hold her back. [Gawker] * A law firm’s naked team building exercise might have made some people uncomfortable. I can’t imagine why. [The Careerist] * More raving, threatening email from the guy who is all […]

    57 Comments / / Sep 24, 2010 at 5:41 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.23.10

    * Maybe Alaska Senate candidate Joe Miller learned his gun-toting behavior trying to survive on the mean streets of New Haven while he attended Yale Law School. [Salon] * The editors of our sister site, Fashionista, are also wondering about Lindsay Lohan’s breasts today. [Fashionista] * A New Yorker quiz seeks to test your knowledge […]

    42 Comments / / Sep 23, 2010 at 5:24 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.22.10

    * As I said yesterday, Dead American Dream man didn’t really get his question answered. [Tax Prof Blog] * The fact that a career adviser needs to help lawyers channel their lustful feelings for their clients (or their clients’ spouses) really tells you all you need to know about how sexually repressed most attorneys are. […]

    15 Comments / / Sep 22, 2010 at 5:25 PM
  • Masturbation, Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.21.10

    * Apparently more senators need to listen to Lady Gaga — and we’re not talking about her music. The attempt to repeal “don’t ask don’t tell” just failed in the Senate. [Metro Weekly] * Chanel apparently does not think that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. [Fashionista] * Supermodel Stephanie Seymour and billionaire Peter […]

    9 Comments / / Sep 21, 2010 at 5:27 PM
  • Jeffrey Rosen, Non-Sequiturs, Stephen Breyer

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.20.10

    * An updated version of the Twinkie defense? A Kentucky man on trial for murdering his wife plans to blame it on the caffeine. “If this defense works, partners, lock your doors….” [BL1Y] * Speaking of coffee — for just a dollar a day, less than the cost of your daily Starbucks fix, you can […]

    8 Comments / / Sep 20, 2010 at 5:39 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.17.10

    * Who’s tougher: lawyers or accountants? [Going Concern] * In defense of hiring gunners. [What About Clients?] * Thrilla in Manila for con law nerds: Pam Karlan and Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz debate constitutional interpretation (with Dahlia Lithwick moderating). [American Constitution Society] * Look before you leap pee. [Young Lawyers Blog] * D.C. attorney Leicester Bryce […]

    11 Comments / / Sep 17, 2010 at 6:40 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.16.10

    Ed. note: Don’t forget to check back here at 9 p.m. Eastern time, when Marin will be liveblogging the season premiere of The Apprentice, featuring former Clifford Chance attorney James Weir (whom Marin interviewed here). * To our many pre-law readers, some of whom we met on Tuesday night: here’s a fun new way to […]

    9 Comments / / Sep 16, 2010 at 5:42 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.15.10

    * Professor Bainbridge questions how any law firm could ever be one of the “best” places to work in America. [Professor Bainbridge] * How many times do I have to say this: do not “talk” to the cops. Answer whatever questions they have of you using as few words as possible. [Infamy or Praise] * […]

    8 Comments / / Sep 15, 2010 at 5:07 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 09.14.10

    * Professors Richard Epstein and John Yoo have some thoughts on the recent “don’t ask, don’t tell” decision. [Ricochet] * The rest of today’s links revolve around a common theme: advice. Here are some tips for associates negotiating job offers. [] * Here are some tips for young litigators. [Young Lawyers Blog] * Here are […]

    8 Comments / / Sep 14, 2010 at 5:25 PM