William Lerach

  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 01.17.11

    * Lawsuit lending, i.e., investing in lawsuits, is a booming business — but are plaintiffs getting screwed (again)? [New York Times] * The “state secrets” doctrine goes before the Supreme Court tomorrow. [USA Today via How Appealing] * Elsewhere in SCOTUS news, Justice Breyer gets a shout-out in the title of a new study: “‘People […]

    10 Comments / / Jan 17, 2011 at 9:04 AM
  • Attorney Misconduct, Law Schools, Legal Ethics, White-Collar Crime, William Lerach

    Is Teaching at Law School a Form of Community Service? Bill Lerach Thinks So

    Victims of what anti-law-school bloggers have dubbed “the law school scam” might argue that working for a law school, or at least the kind of law school that saddles students with debt and can’t get them jobs, is closer to a crime than community service. There is certainly an argument that law professors who aren’t […]

    29 Comments / / Aug 9, 2010 at 12:18 PM