Philip K. Howard

  • Jesus Happy Jesus

    Gay, Gay Marriage, Health Care / Medicine, Law Schools, Non-Sequiturs, Politics, Summer Associates, Technology

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.10.14

    * When you look back and see only one set of footprints, that was when Jesus was telling you, “Don’t go to law school.” [Law School Lemmings]

    * Attention summers! Here’s a cavalcade of advice on not acting like an a**hole. [Corporette]

    * ABA committee approves new accreditation standards allowing more students to enter without taking the bar exam. Texas breathes a sigh of relief. [LSAT Blog]

    * This is the nerdiest law school final ever. Bravo. [Law and the Multiverse]

    * Judge and prosecutor discuss dinosaurs. [New Yorker]

    * I know a physician sending sexts while patients are under is serious, but I just can’t help but envision Dr. Nick Riviera. [Seattle Times]

    * Law firms are rushing to get into the marriage equality game — but only on one side. [Reuters]

    * Here’s a nice little listicle of famous female criminals. Just in time for Orange Is The New Black. [Arrest Records]

    * Virginia State Senator resigns and changes the leadership of the Senate to the opposite party. Why would he do this? His daughter isn’t going to get a judgeship out of this or anything is she? [Slate]

    * The Republicans are in long-term trouble. Maybe they should consider becoming the “party of innovation.” Apparently regulation is the only thing holding that back. Not investing in education, infrastructure, or having a government hostile to science. [National Review]

    * Philip K. Howard, the author of The Rule of Nobody (affiliate link) sat down with Jon Stewart on The Daily Show last night. Video after the jump….

    8 Comments / / Jun 10, 2014 at 5:04 PM
  • Elizabeth Wurtzel

    Biglaw, Books, David Boies, Elizabeth Wurtzel, Litigators, Litigatrix, Musical Chairs

    Elizabeth Wurtzel Bids Bye-Bye to Boies Schiller

    Elizabeth Wurtzel, the bestselling writer turned Biglaw litigator, is no longer at Boies Schiller. What led to her departure?

    62 Comments / / Aug 6, 2012 at 10:23 AM
  • Lawyerly Lairs, Non-Sequiturs, Real Estate, Robert Wone

    Non-Sequiturs: 10.13.10

    * Does this explain Boies Schiller’s great media coverage? Their PR person is in bed with the media. [Gawker and AllThingsD] * Speaking of romantic entanglements, here are six rules for law firm dating, in case you don’t follow Rule #1: Don’t. [Sweet Hot Justice] * McDermott isn’t the only law firm switching digs. The […]

    4 Comments / / Oct 13, 2010 at 5:05 PM

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