There’s an app for that

  • 'And then I said I didn't know they were prostitutes.'

    Bankruptcy, Facebook, Health Care / Medicine, Howrey LLP, Milberg Weiss, Morning Docket, Prostitution, SCOTUS, Supreme Court, Technology, U.S. News

    Morning Docket: 03.27.12

    * Was the Obamacare case brought prematurely? Did the Supreme Court’s judicial intervention come too soon? Yesterday’s arguments before SCOTUS can be summed up in four simple words: “That’s what she said.” [New York Times]

    * Howrey going to get out of this one? The defunct firm’s bankruptcy trustee, Allan Diamond, is trying to decide whether he’ll be bringing adversary claims against the dissolution committee and its members. [Am Law Daily]

    * U.S. News is doing what the American Bar Association refuses to do: make law schools its b*tch. Listen up, administrators, because your next “reporting error” could cost you your ranking. [National Law Journal]

    * Armed with a treasure trove of new evidence, Facebook has moved to dismiss Paul Ceglia’s lawsuit. What does his lawyer from Milberg have to say? A hacker planted all of the evidence, duh. [Wall Street Journal]

    * Apparently Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s got hos in different area codes. He’s been keeping his pimp hand strong — so strong, that he’s been charged with aggravated procurement of prostitutes. [Bloomberg]

    * Broke your nose trying to walk through a glass wall at the Apple store and now you’re suing for $1M? That’s an app for that! It’s called common sense, and for a limited time only, it’s being offered free of charge. [Forbes]

    8 Comments / / Mar 27, 2012 at 9:08 AM
  • Biglaw, Canada, Cars, Guns / Firearms, Kids, Law Schools, Non-Sequiturs, State Judges, State Judges Are Clowns, Twittering

    Non-Sequiturs: 02.23.12

    * Apparently attorneys at a “prestigious firm” in Washington, D.C. are fans of hobo hunting. What the hell does that mean? Well, there’s an app for that (one that Apple has rejected three times for its outrageous offensiveness). [VICE] * “I want to (blank) Michelle Bachmann in her (blank) with a Vietnam era machete.” First […]

    42 Comments / / Feb 23, 2012 at 6:19 PM
  • Allen & Overy, Biglaw, Job Searches, Midsize Firms / Regional Firms, Technology

    Finding a Legal Job? There’s an App for That

    Law firm marketing and technology don’t always go well together. When firms try to go high-tech, the results are often mortifyingly cheesy. To avoid humiliation, many law firms — often culturally conservative, risk-averse institutions — play it safe. But caution can also result in some of the worst law-firm websites, ones that get compared to […]

    9 Comments / / May 19, 2011 at 12:19 PM