Scandal

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    Bernie Madoff, Harvard, Non-Sequiturs, Technology, Television

    Non-Sequiturs: 12.19.13

    * Is Scandal the best TV lawyer show? No, that’s Matlock. But here’s a bunch of arguments for Scandal’s worthiness. [Life of the Law]

    * Lawyers face financial and emotional depression, says most obvious study ever. [TaxProf Blog]

    * Paralyzed man achieves dream of being a lawyer. Great, so now he’s added crippling debt to his struggles. Seriously though, this is an actual feel good legal story. [MyFoxDC]

    * “ALWAYS assume every Wall Street guy is snorting coke and screwing hookers. That’s Journalism 101.” [Gawker]

    * The lawyer for the accused Harvard bomb threat guy says his client was under pressure. I mean, it’s scary to think about botching the final and maybe getting an A- or something. [Associated Press via Boston.com]

    * Renisha McBride’s killer — who shot her in the face because she was asking for help and its his God-given right to shoot first and ask questions later — will stand trial. [Jezebel]

    * Teaching lawyers to be more entrepreneurial. [Huffington Post]

    3 Comments / / Dec 19, 2013 at 5:18 PM
  • Bill Clinton, Celebrities, Clarence Thomas, Contests, Elizabeth Wurtzel, John Yoo, Law Schools, Politics, Reader Polls

    Who Is Yale Law School’s Most Disgraceful Graduate?
    A gallery of seven rogues and a poll.

    According to the all-powerful ranking gods of U.S. News, Yale Law School is the nation’s #1 law school. In fact, Yale has been the top law school ever since the magazine started ranking law schools. Recently, however, controversy has arisen over possible damage to the school’s reputation. As first reported in today’s New York Daily […]

    71 Comments / / Oct 14, 2010 at 9:08 PM

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